Louisiana Academic Standards
7.1. Historical Thinking Skills: Students use information and concepts to interpret, analyze, and draw conclusions about United States history from 1763–1877.
7.1.3. Analyze the causes and effects of key events and ideas in the development of the United States
7.2. Revolution and the New Nation: Students analyze the impact of key events, ideas, and people on the economic, political, and social development of the United States from 1763–1800.
7.2.1. Identify and describe the impact of key events, ideas, and people that led to the American Revolution
7.2.2. Analyze important turning points and major developments of the American Revolution
7.2.3. Evaluate the development of the United States government from the First Continental Congress through the ratification of the United States Constitution
7.8. Government: Purposes, Foundation, and Structure: Students understand the purposes, foundation, and structure of the United States government.
7.8.3. Explain how key ideas expressed in historical documents influenced the formation of U.S. government
LA.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.