Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.8. Grade 8: Global Studies
8.3.3. Human Systems
126.96.36.199. Geographic factors influence the distribution, functions, growth and patterns of cities and human settlements.
188.8.131.52.1. Describe how the physical and environmental features of the United States and Canada affect human activity and settlement.
MN.6.12. Reading Benchmarks: Literacy in History/Social Studies 6-12
Key Ideas and Details
184.108.40.206. a text's description of a process related to history/social studies (e.g., how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered, how individuals become noteworthy, how ideas develop, how geography influences history).
Craft and Structure
220.127.116.11. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
18.104.22.168. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
22.214.171.124. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.