Wyoming Content and Performance Standards
WY.SS8.1. Citizenship, Government, and Democracy: Students analyze how people create and change structures of power, authority, and governance to understand the continuing evolution of governments and to demonstrate civic responsibility.
SS8.1.1. Explain the rights, duties, and responsibilities of a United States citizen.
SS8.1.3. Explain the historical development of the United States Constitution and treaties and how they have shaped the United States and Wyoming Government.
SS8.1.5. Describe the structures of the United States and Wyoming Constitutions (e.g., Articles, Bill of Rights, amendments).
WY.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.