MS.7. SEVENTH GRADE (WORLD HISTORY FROM PRE-HISTORIC ERA TO THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT)
Civil Rights/Human Rights
7.5. Understand the civil and human development of various civilizations of Asia, Europe, and Africa from rise to fall.
7.5.a. Cite evidence of human social relations as to the cause of the fall of civilizations of Asia, Europe and Africa. (DOK 2)
7.5.b. Describe the relationship among various groups of people (e.g., peasants and aristocracy, dictators and common people, monarchs and subjects, men and women, Christians and Muslims, etc.) and how it may have characterized the societies in various regions in of Europe, Asia, and Africa from the fall of the Roman Empire through the Middle Ages. (DOK 2)
7.5.c. Analyze the evolution of human rights throughout the history of various civilizations (e.g., Hammurabi's Code, Plebeians of Rome, Magna Carta, etc.). (DOK 3)
7.8. Understand how information concerning prehistoric and historic groups contributes to the study of a civilization's cultural development.
7.8.c. Explain how political and economic changes during the Middle Ages led to the Renaissance. (DOK 2)
7.8.d. Evaluate the effects of contact among cultures of Europe, Asia, and Africa (e.g., Crusades, explorations, trade, communication, technology, etc.). (DOK 3)
MS.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.