Florida Standards (NGSSS)
FL.LACC.RH.68. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
LACC.68.RH.2.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
LACC.68.RH.2.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
LACC.68.RH.4.10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
FL.SS.7.C. Civics and Government
SS.7.C.1. Demonstrate an understanding of the origins and purposes of government, law, and the American political system.
SS.7.C.1.2. Trace the impact that the Magna Carta, English Bill of Rights, Mayflower Compact, and Thomas Paine's ''Common Sense'' had on colonists' views of government.
SS.7.C.1.5. Identify how the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation led to the writing of the Constitution.