Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards
AZ.SS06-S1. American History
SS06-S1C1. Research Skills for History: Historical research is a process in which students examine topics or questions related to historical studies and/or current issues. By using primary and secondary sources effectively students obtain accurate and relevant information.
SS06-S1C1-07. Analyze cause and effect relationships between and among individuals and/or historical events.
SS06-S4C2. Places and Regions: Places and regions have distinct physical and cultural characteristics.
SS06-S4C2-02. Describe the factors that cause regions and places to change.
SS06-S4C5. Environment and Society: Human and environmental interactions are interdependent upon one another. Humans interact with the environment- they depend upon it, they modify it; and they adapt to it. The health and well-being of all humans depends upon an understanding of the interconnections and interdependence of human and physical systems.
SS06-S4C5-02. Describe the intended and unintended consequences of human modification (e.g., irrigation, aqueducts, canals) on the environment.
AZ.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.