AR.CC.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
RH.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
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.
E.9. Markets: Students shall analyze the exchange of goods and services and the roles of governments, businesses, and individuals in the market place.
E.9.7.6. Global Markets: Describe roles ancient and medieval cities played in the crossroads of trade (e.g., Corinth, Byzantium, Mecca, Babylon, Ur, Baghdad, Alexandria)
H.6. History: Students shall analyze significant ideas, events, and people in world, national, state, and local history and how they affect change over time.
H.6.7.10. Continuity and Change: Describe life in Medieval Europe: feudalism, guild system, and manorial system.
H.6.7.12. Continuity and Change: Investigate the motives for the writing of the Magna Carta and the resulting influence on political power in England (e.g., establishment of Parliament)
H.6.7.14. Continuity and Change: Describe the role of Constantinople: fall of Rome, Byzantine Empire, influence on art, and division of the Christian Church.
H.6.7.17. Continuity and Change: Discuss factors that led to the fall of the Roman Empire.
H.6.7.18. Continuity and Change: Investigate the causes and effects of the Crusades.
H.6.7.9. Continuity and Change: Investigate roles of the Christian church in Medieval Europe.