Pennsylvania Core and Academic Standards
8.3.6. United States History
Conflict and Cooperation (United States)
8.3.6.D. Explain how conflict and cooperation among groups and organizations have impacted the history and development of the U.S.
8.3.6.D.4. Military conflict
8.4.6. World History
Conflict and Cooperation (World)
8.4.6.D. Examine patterns of conflict and cooperation among groups and organizations that impacted the development of the history of the world.
PA.CC.8.5.6-8. Reading Informational Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text – with emphasis on comprehension, making connections among ideas and between texts with focus on textual evidence.
Craft and Structure
CC.8.5.6-8.D. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
CC.8.5.6-8.E. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range and Level of Complex Texts
CC.8.5.6-8.J. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.