South Dakota Content Standards
SD.K-12.H. Grade 6 World History
K‐12.H.4. Students will identify and evaluate the causes and effects of past, current and potential events, issues and problems.
6.H.4.1. Consider alternative courses of action or outcomes for historical events.
K‐12.H.5. Students will develop historical research skills.
6.H.5.1. Identify the difference between a compelling question and supporting questions.
SD.K-12.C. Grade 6 Civics/Government
K‐12.C.1. Students will explain, compare and contrast, and analyze the historical principles and philosophical purposes and various forms of governments.
6.C.1.2. Identify how government decisions impact people, places, and history.
6.C.1.3. Identify the ways in which governments meet the needs of citizens, manage conflict, and establish order and security.
SD.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
RH.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
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.