Delaware Standards and Instruction
C.1: Students will examine the structure and purposes of governments with specific emphasis on constitutional democracy [Government].
C.1.6-8b: Students will analyze the different functions of federal, state, and local governments in the United States and examine the reasons for the different organizational structures each level of government employs. (Essential for Grade 8)
DE.CC6-8RH/SS. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
CC6-8RH/SS5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
CC6-8RH/SS10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.