NV.CC.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
RH.6-8.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
RH.6-8.10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
NV.G6.0. Places & Regions - Students understand the physical and human features of places and use this information to define and study regions and their patterns of change. At a minimum, students will maintain previous content and attain the following:
Application of Concepts & Characteristics of Places & Regions
G6.[6-8].5. Define physical geographic terms, i.e., archipelago, gulf, basin, tundra.
NV.G7.0. Human Systems - Students understand how economic, political, and cultural processes interact to shape patterns of human migration and settlement, influence and interdependence, and conflict and cooperation. At a minimum, students will maintain previous content and attain the following:
Analysis of Economic Issues
G7.[6-8].6. Explain how the physical and human geography of regions influences their allocation of resources.
NV.G8.0. Environment and Society - Students understand effects of interactions between human and physical systems and the changes in use, distribution, and importance of resources. At a minimum, students will maintain previous content and attain the following:
Management of Earth’s Resources
G8.[6-8].6. Define renewable, nonrenewable, and human resources.
G8.[6-8].7. Categorize and locate examples of renewable, nonrenewable, and human resources.
Technology & Modifications of the Physical Environment
G8.[6-8].3. Describe the changes that result from human modification of the physical environment.
NV.S1.0. Social Studies Skills - As students become increasingly sophisticated and informed thinkers, they are provided opportunities to develop and apply skills that enhance critical thinking processes by developing and applying 21st Century Skills.
S1.[6-8].1. Read texts by using reading strategies (i.e., prior knowledge, key vocabulary words, context clues, main ideas, supporting details, and text features: pictures, maps, text boxes).
S1.[6-8].2. Read to identify cause and effect relationships, compare and contrast information, fact v. opinion, and author bias.
S1.[6-8].3. Apply reading and writing strategies to construct and express knowledge.
S1.[6-8].4. Use reading and writing to respond to historical literature.