Kansas Academic Standards
KS.KHGSS. Kansas History, Government, and Social Studies Standards
KHGSS.3. Societies are shaped by beliefs, ideas, and diversity.
3.3. The student will investigate specific beliefs, contributions, ideas, and/or diverse populations and connect those beliefs, contributions, ideas and/or diversity to contemporary issues.
3.4. The student will use his/her understanding of those beliefs, contributions, ideas, and diversity to justify or define how community, state, national, and international ideals shape contemporary society.
KHGSS.4. Societies experience continuity and change over time.
4.3. The student will investigate an example of continuity and/or change and connect that continuity and/or change to a contemporary issue.
4.4. The student will use his/her understanding of continuity and change to construct a model for contemporary reform.
KHGSS.5. Relationships among people, places, ideas, and environments are dynamic.
5.2. The student will analyze the context of significant relationships and draw conclusions about a contemporary world.
5.3. The student will investigate the relationship among people, places, ideas, and/or the environment and connect those relationships to contemporary issues.
5.4. The student will use his/her understanding of these dynamic relationships to create a personal, community, state, and/or national narrative.
KS.6.AWH. Ancient World History
AWH.7. Middle Ages in Europe
Sample Compelling Questions
AWH.7.2. How did feudalism define the rights and responsibilities between lords and vassals? (Standard 2)
KS.CC.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
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.