Rhode Island World-Class Standards
G 1. The World in Spatial Terms: Understanding and interpreting the organization of people, places, and environments on Earth’s surface provides an understanding of the world in spatial terms.
G 1 (7-8)-1. Students understand maps, globes, and other geographic tools and technologies by…
G 1 (7-8)-1.a. Identifying and utilizing a variety of maps for different purposes.
G 1 (7-8)-2. Students interpret the characteristics and features of maps by…
G 1 (7-8)-2.a. Analyzing multiple maps (e.g., physical, political, historical) to draw inferences about the development of societies.
G 2. Places and Regions: Physical and human characteristics (e.g., culture, experiences, etc.) influence places and regions.
G 2 (7-8)-2. Students distinguish between regions and places by…
G 2 (7-8)-2.a. Analyzing and explaining the geographical influences that shape regions and places.
RI.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.