Delaware Standards and Instruction
G.1: Students will develop a personal geographic framework, or ''mental map,'' and understand the uses of maps and other geo-graphics [MAPS].
G.1.6-8a: Students will demonstrate mental maps of the world and its sub-regions which include the relative location and characteristics of major physical features, political divisions, and human settlements. (Essential for Grade 6)
DE.CC6-8RH/SS. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
CC6-8RH/SS5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
CC6-8RH/SS10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.