Iowa Core Standards
IA.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.
H.4. Understand the role of individuals and groups within a society as promoters of change or the status quo.
H.4.2. Understand significant events and people, including women and minorities, in the major eras of history.
H.8. Understand cause and effect relationships and other historical thinking skills in order to interpret events and issues.
H.8.2. Understand relationships between and among significant events.