Washington DC Standards
DC.6-8. Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills
6-8.2. Geographic Skills
6-8.2.9. Students explain the effects of interactions between humans and natural systems, including how humans depend on natural resources and adapt to and affect the natural environment.
DC.6. World Geography and Cultures
6.6. Environment and Society: Students analyze ways in which humans affect and are affected by their physical environment.
6.6.5. Analyze world patterns of resource distribution and utilization, and explain the consequences of use of renewable and nonrenewable resources.
DC.CC.6-8.RH. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
6-8.RH.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
6-8.RH.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.