West Virginia Standards
Craft and Structure
SS.6-8.L.4. Students will determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
SS.6-8.L.5. Students will describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively and causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
SS.6-8.L.10. Students will read and comprehend history/social studies texts at or above grade level text complexity band independently and proficiently.
SS.7.E.3. Students will compare the incentives of various countries to explore and settle new lands.