Michigan Academic Standards
SOCIAL STUDIES PROCESS AND SKILLS STANDARDS: GRADES 6-8
P1. READING AND COMMUNICATION – READ AND COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY
P1.1. Use appropriate strategies to read and interpret basic social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts.
P2. INQUIRY, RESEARCH, AND ANALYSIS
P2.2. Evaluate data presented in social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts.
WORLD GEOGRAPHY: GRADE 6
CIVICS AND GOVERNMENT
C1. PURPOSES OF GOVERNMENT
C1.1. Nature of Civic Life, Politics, and Government – Describe civic life, politics, and government and explain their relationships.
6 – C1.1.1. Compare and contrast different ideas about the purposes of government in different nations, nation-states or governments.
C3. STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS OF GOVERNMENT
C3.6. Characteristics of Nation-States – Describe the characteristics of nation-states and how they may interact.
6 – C3.6.2. Compare and contrast various forms of government around the world.