AZ.CC.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.
SS07-S4C1. The World in Spatial Terms: The spatial perspective and associated geographic tools are used to organize and interpret information about people, places and environments.
SS07-S4C1-02. Identify purposes and differences of maps, globes, aerial photographs, charts, and satellite images.
SS07-S4C1-03. Interpret maps, charts, and geographic databases using geographic information.
SS07-S4C1-05. Interpret thematic maps, graphs, charts, and databases depicting various aspects of the United States and world regions. (Apply to regions studied.)
SS07-S4C4. Human Systems: Human cultures, their nature, and distribution affect societies and the Earth.
SS07-S4C4-02. Describe the push and pull factors (e.g., need for raw materials, enslavement, employment opportunities, impact of war, religious freedom, political freedom) that cause human migrations.
SS07-S4C4-03. Describe the effects of human migration (e.g., imperialism, quota system, changing of political boundaries, multiculturalism) in the U.S. and regions of the world.
SS07-S4C4-04. Analyze how social (e.g., family), physical (e.g., good climate, farmland, water, minerals), and economic (e.g., jobs) resources influence where human populations choose to live.
SS07-S4C5. Environment and Society: Human and environmental interactions are interdependent upon one another. Humans interact with the environment- they depend upon it, they modify it; and they adapt to it. The health and well-being of all humans depends upon an understanding of the interconnections and interdependence of human and physical systems.
SS07-S4C5-05. Explain how modification in one place (e.g., canals, dams, farming techniques, industrialization) often leads to changes in other locations.
SS07-S4C5-06. Describe the ways human population growth can affect environments and the capacity of environments to support populations.