MI.CC.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
RH.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
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.
MI.H1. Western Hemisphere Studies - History - The World in Temporal Terms: Historical Habits of Mind (Ways Thinking): Evaluate evidence, compare and contrast information, interpret the historical record, and develop sound historical arguments and perspectives on which informed decisions in contemporary life can be based.
H1.1. Temporal Thinking: Use historical conceptual devices to organize and study the past.
6-H1.1.1. Explain why and how historians use eras and periods as constructs to organize and explain human activities over time.
H1.2. Historical Inquiry and Analysis: Use historical inquiry and analysis to study the past.
6-H1.2.2. Read and comprehend a historical passage to identify basic factual knowledge and the literal meaning by indicating who was involved, what happened, where it happened, what events led to the development, and what consequences or outcomes followed.
6-H1.2.4. Compare and evaluate competing historical perspectives about the past based on proof.
6-H1.2.5. Identify the role of the individual in history and the significance of one person's ideas.
H1.4. Historical Understanding: Use historical concepts, patterns, and themes to study the past.
6-H1.4.2. Describe and use themes of history to study patterns of change and continuity.