Indiana Academic Standards
IN.6. Peoples, Places and Cultures in Europe and the Americas
6.2. Civics and Government: Students compare and contrast forms of government in different historical periods with contemporary political structures of Europe and the Americas and examine the rights and responsibilities of individuals in different political systems.
Foundations of Government
6.2.1. Compare and contrast major forms of governments in Europe and the Americas throughout history.
6.2.2. Explain how elements of Greek direct democracy and Roman representative democracy are present in modern systems of government.
Literacy: History/Social Studies
LH.1: LEARNING OUTCOME FOR LITERACY IN HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES – Read and comprehend history/social studies texts independently and proficiently, and write effectively for a variety of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences
6-8.LH.1.1: Read and comprehend history/social studies texts within a range of complexity appropriate for grades 6-8 independently and proficiently by the end of grade 8.
LH.3: STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS AND ORGANIZATION (READING) – Build understanding of history/social studies texts, using knowledge of structural organization and author’s purpose and message
6-8.LH.3.2: Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).