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.H.CL.3. Demonstrate an understanding of the impact the Renaissance and Reformation had on the world.
SS.7.H.CL3.1. Students will summarize the origins and contributions of the Italian Renaissance and its spread throughout Europe (e.g., art, architecture, literature and music).
SS.7.H.CL1. Demonstrate an understanding of the ancient civilizations.
SS.7.H.CL1.2. Students will identify the contributions and influences of ancient civilizations and categorize the factors that led to their fall (e.g., philosophy, architecture, civics, literature, the arts, science and mathematics).