WI.A. Geography: People, Places and Environments: Students in Wisconsin will learn about geography through the study of the relationships among people, places, and environments.
A.8.1. Use a variety of geographic representations, such as political, physical, and topographic maps, a globe, aerial photographs, and satellite images, to gather and compare information about a place.
A.8.2. Construct mental maps of selected locales, regions, states, and countries and draw maps from memory, representing relative location, direction, size, and shape.
A.8.3. Use an atlas to estimate distance, calculate scale, identify dominant patterns of climate and land use, and compute population density.
WI.CC.6-8.RH. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
6-8.RH.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
6-8.RH.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.