Michigan Academic Standards
SOCIAL STUDIES PROCESS AND SKILLS STANDARDS: GRADES 6-8
P1. READING AND COMMUNICATION – READ AND COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY
P1.1. Use appropriate strategies to read and interpret basic social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts.
P2. INQUIRY, RESEARCH, AND ANALYSIS
P2.2. Evaluate data presented in social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts.
WORLD HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY: GRADE 7 – HISTORY
H1. THE WORLD IN TEMPORAL TERMS: HISTORICAL HABITS OF MIND
H1.1. Temporal Thinking – Use historical conceptual devices to organize and study the past.
7 – H1.1.1. Compare and contrast several different calendar systems used in the past and present and their cultural significance.
H1.2. Historical Inquiry and Analysis – Use historical inquiry and analysis to study the past.
7 – H1.2.2. Read and comprehend a historical passage to identify basic factual knowledge and the literal meaning by indicating who was involved, what happened, where it happened, what events led to the development, and what consequences or outcomes followed.
H1.4. Historical Understanding – Use historical concepts, patterns, and themes to study the past.
7 – H1.4.2. Describe and use themes of history to study patterns of change and continuity.