Georgia Standards of Excellence
GA.SS.8. Eighth Grade - Georgia Studies
SS8E. Economic Understandings
SS8E3. Explain the principles of effective personal money management.
SS8E3.c. Describe the reasons for and the benefits of savings.
SS8E3.d. Describe the uses of debt and associated risks.
GA.IPS.8. Information Processing Skills
IPS.3. Identify issues and/or problems and alternative solutions
IPS.5. Identify main idea, detail, sequence of events, and cause and effect in a social studies context
IPS.11. Draw conclusions and make generalizations
GA.6-8.RHSS. READING STANDARDS FOR LITERACY IN HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES (RHSS) GRADES 6-8
Craft and Structure
L6-8RHSS4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
L6-8RHSS5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
L6-8RHSS10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.