Florida Standards (NGSSS)
FL.LACC.RH.68. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
LACC.68.RH.2.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
LACC.68.RH.2.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
LACC.68.RH.4.10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
FL.SS.7.C. Civics and Government
SS.7.C.1. Demonstrate an understanding of the origins and purposes of government, law, and the American political system.
SS.7.C.1.6. Interpret the intentions of the Preamble of the Constitution.
SS.7.C.1.8. Explain the viewpoints of the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists regarding the ratification of the Constitution and inclusion of a bill of rights.
SS.7.C.2. Evaluate the roles, rights, and responsibilities of United States citizens, and determine methods of active participation in society, government, and the political system.
SS.7.C.2.4. Evaluate rights contained in the Bill of Rights and other amendments to the Constitution.
SS.7.C.2.5. Distinguish how the Constitution safeguards and limits individual rights.
SS.7.C.2.6. Simulate the trial process and the role of juries in the administration of justice.
SS.7.C.3. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles, functions, and organization of government.
SS.7.C.3.13. Compare the constitutions of the United States and Florida.
SS.7.C.3.5. Explain the Constitutional amendment process.
SS.7.C.3.6. Evaluate Constitutional rights and their impact on individuals and society.
SS.7.C.3.7. Analyze the impact of the 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 24th, and 26th amendments on participation of minority groups in the American political process.