CT.2. History: Local, United States and World History: Students will use historical thinking skills to develop an understanding of the major historical periods, issues and trends in United States history, world history, and Connecticut and local history.
2.4. Locate the events, peoples and places they have studied in time and place (e.g., on a time line and map) relative to their own location.
CT.3. Geography: Human Systems: Students will interpret spatial patterns of human migration, economic activities and political units in Connecticut, the nation and the world.
3.1. Explain the patterns and characteristics of human migrations at various levels.
CT.3. History: Historical Themes: Students will apply their understanding of historical periods, issues and trends to examine such historical themes as ideals, beliefs and institutions; conflict and conflict resolution; human movement and interaction; and science and technology in order to understand how the world came to be the way it is.
3.7. Identify and analyze the various causes and effects of movements of groups of people.
CT.4. Geography: Human and Environmental Interaction: Students will use geographic tools and technology to explain the interactions of humans and the larger environment, and the evolving consequences of those interactions.
4.1. Explain the essential features and functions of maps, globes, photographs, geographic models and satellite images.
4.3. Compare and contrast differences among maps, globes, photographs, models and satellite images for solving geo-graphic problems.
4.4. Use maps, globes, models, graphs, charts and data-bases to analyze distributions and patterns.
4.6. Draw a freehand map from memory of increasing and appropriate complexity to display geographic information and answer geographic questions.
4.7. Demonstrate and explain ways that humans depend on, adapt to and alter the physical environment.
CT.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.