Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Central America

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Minnesota Academic Standards

MN.8. Grade 8: Global Studies
8.3. Geography
8.3.3. Human Systems The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations on the earth’s surface influence human systems (cultural, economic and political systems). Describe the locations of human populations and the cultural characteristics of Latin America, including how the contemporary pattern of cities resulted from a combination of pre-European contact, colonial, and industrial urban societies. Geographic factors influence the distribution, functions, growth and patterns of cities and human settlements. Describe how the physical and environmental features of Latin America affect human activity and settlement.
MN.6.12. Reading Benchmarks: Literacy in History/Social Studies 6-12
Key Ideas and Details 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 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

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