Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks
WST.7. World in Spatial Terms
WST.1.7. Students will interpret spatial information using geographic representations.
WST.1.7.1. Evaluate the characteristics, functions, advantages, and disadvantages of various geographic representations and geospatial technologies for analyzing spatial patterns and distributions (e.g., maps, diagrams, aerial photographs, remotely sensed images, geographic visualization, global positioning systems, geographic information systems).
WST.2.7. Students will analyze the spatial organization of people, places, and environments on Earth’s surface.
WST.2.7.3. Use spatial data to answer questions and resolve problems about patterns reflecting physical and human phenomena.
WST.3.7. Students will analyze regions created through cultural, human, and physical characteristics.
WST.3.7.1. Analyze the combinations of physical and human characteristics that make places and regions similar to and different from other places and regions.
AR.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.