Washington State K–12 Learning Standards and Guidelines
WA.6.2. ECONOMICS - The student applies understanding of economic concepts and systems to analyze decision-making and the interactions between individuals, households, businesses, governments, and societies.
6.2.4. Understands the economic issues and problems that all societies face.
188.8.131.52. Understands the distribution of wealth and sustainability of resources in the world in the past or present.
WA.6.3. GEOGRAPHY - The student uses a spatial perspective to make reasoned decisions by applying the concepts of location, region, and movement and demonstrating knowledge of how geographic features and human cultures impact environments.
6.3.2. Understands human interaction with the environment.
184.108.40.206. Understands and analyzes how the environment has affected people and how people have affected the environment in the past or present.
WA.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.