Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards
AZ.SS07-S1. American History
SS07-S1C1. Research Skills for History: Historical research is a process in which students examine topics or questions related to historical studies and/or current issues. By using primary and secondary sources effectively students obtain accurate and relevant information.
SS07-S1C1-04. Formulate questions that can be answered by historical study and research.
SS07-S1C1-05. Describe the relationship between a primary source document and a secondary source document.
SS07-S1C1-06. Determine the credibility and bias of primary and secondary sources.
SS07-S1C1-07. Analyze cause and effect relationships between and among individuals and/or historical events.
SS07-S1C1-08. Describe two points of view on the same historical event.
SS07-S1C7. Emergence of the Modern United States 1875 - 1929: Economic, social, and cultural changes transformed the U.S. into a world power.
SS07-S1C7-10. Analyze the United States' expanding role in the world during the late 19th and early 20th centuries: a) Spanish American War; b) Panama Canal; c) Alaska and Hawaii; d) Open Door Policy; e) China - Boxer Rebellion.
AZ.SS07-S2. World History
SS07-S2C1. Research Skills for History: Historical research is a process in which students examine topics or questions related to historical studies and/or current issues.
SS07-S2C1-07. Analyze cause and effect relationships between and among individuals and/or historical events.
SS07-S2C7. Age of Imperialism: Industrialized nations exerted political, economic, and social control over less developed areas of the world.
SS07-S2C7-04. Describe the impact of American interests in the following areas during the late 19th century and the early 20th century: a) Philippines, Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Spanish American War; b) China and the Boxer Rebellion; c) Colombia and the building of the Panama Canal; d) Hawaiian annexation.
AZ.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.