MA.7.LS. Ancient and Classical Civilizations in the Mediterranean to the Fall of the Roman Empire: Ideas that Shaped History (Learning Standards)
THE ROOTS OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION: ANCIENT GREECE, C. 800-300 BC/BCE
7.34. Describe the purposes and functions of the lyceum, the gymnasium, and the Library of Alexandria, and identify the major accomplishments of the ancient Greeks. (H)
7.34.F. The Parthenon, the Acropolis, and the Temple of Apollo (architecture)
THE ROOTS OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION: ANCIENT ROME, C. 500 BC/BCE-500 AD/CE
7.43. Describe the contribution of Roman civilization to law, literature, poetry, architecture, engineering, and technology (e.g., roads, bridges, arenas, baths, aqueducts, central heating, plumbing, and sanitation). (H)
MA.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.