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.
RI.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.