Maryland Common Core Standards
MD.RH.CC. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
RH4.CCR. Anchor Standard: Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
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.
RH5.CCR. Anchor Standard: Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
RH.6-8.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Key Ideas and Details
RH3.CCR. Anchor Standard: Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of text.
RH.6-8.3. Analyze how and why individuals, events, or ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
RH10.CCR. Anchor Standard: Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
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.