MA.7.CS. Ancient and Classical Civilizations in the Mediterranean to the Fall of the Roman Empire: Ideas that Shaped History (Concepts and Skills)
HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY
7.CS.4. Distinguish between primary and secondary sources and describe how each kind of source is used in interpreting history. (H)
MA.7.LS. Ancient and Classical Civilizations in the Mediterranean to the Fall of the Roman Empire: Ideas that Shaped History (Learning Standards)
THE ROOTS OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION: ANCIENT ROME, C. 500 BC/BCE-500 AD/CE
7.42. Explain how inner forces (including the rise of autonomous military powers, political corruption, and economic and political instability) and external forces (shrinking trade, attacks, and invasions) led to the disintegration of the Roman Empire. (H, E)
MA.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.