Oklahoma Academic Standards
Social Studies Practices PK-12
4 Read Critically and Interpret Informational Sources – Students will engage in critical, active reading of grade-level appropriate primary and secondary sources related to key social studies concepts, including frequent analysis and interpretation of informational sources.
4.A. Students will comprehend, evaluate, and synthesize textual sources to acquire and refine knowledge in the social studies.
4.B. Students will apply critical reading and thinking skills to interpret, evaluate, and respond to a variety of complex texts from historical, ethnic, and global perspectives.
8th Grade Content Standards
8.1. The student will analyze the foundations of the United States by examining the causes, events, and ideologies which led to the American Revolution.
8.1.2. Summarize the political and economic consequences of the French and Indian War including imperial policies of taxation, the Proclamation of 1763, and the migration of colonists into American Indian sovereign territories.
8.1.3. Summarize British attempts to regulate the colonies and colonial responses including:
8.1.3.A. Sugar Act
8.1.5. Analyze the ideological and propaganda war between Great Britain and the colonies including:
8.1.5.D. rejection of the Olive Branch Petition