Rhode Island World-Class Standards
G 4. Environment and Society: Patterns emerge as humans settle, modify, and interact on Earth’s surface to limit or promote human activities.
G 4 (5-6)-3. Students explain how human actions modify the physical environment by…
G 4 (5-6)-3.a. Identifying how human actions have changed the physical environment and describe its effects.
E 1. Individuals and societies make choices to address the challenges and opportunities of scarcity and abundance.
E 1 (5-6)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of basic economic concepts by…
E 1 (5-6)-1.a. Differentiating between human, natural, capital, man-made, and renewable vs. finite resources.
RI.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.