Alaska Content and Performance Standards
AK.A. Government and Citizenship: A student should know and understand how societies define authority, rights, and responsibilities through a governmental process. A student who meets the content standard should:
A.3. Understand how nations organize their governments.
A.4. Compare and contrast how different societies have governed themselves over time and in different places.
AK.B. Government and Citizenship: A student should understand the constitutional foundations of the American political system and the democratic ideals of this nation. A student who meets the content standard should:
B.3. Understand the United States Constitution, including separation of powers, the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government, majority rule, and minority rights.
AK.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies 6-12
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.