Rhode Island World-Class Standards
RI.C&G. Civics & Government
C&G 4. People engage in political processes in a variety of ways.
C&G 4 (7-8)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of political systems and political processes by…
C&G 4 (7-8)-1.e. Recognizing multiple perspectives on historical or current controversial issues.
RI.HP. Historical Perspectives/Rhode Island History
HP 2. History is a chronicle of human activities, diverse people, and the societies they form.
HP 2 (7-8)-2. Students chronicle events and conditions by…
HP 2 (7-8)-2.a. Identifying key events and people of a particular historical era or time period (e.g., centuries, BCE, “The Sixties”).
HP 3. The study of history helps us understand the present and shape the future.
HP 3 (7-8)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of how the past frames the present by…
HP 3 (7-8)-1.a. Analyzing and reporting on a social movement from its inception (including historical causes), its impacts on us today, and its implications for the future.
RI.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.