Louisiana Academic Standards
8.10. Interdependence and Decision Making: Students use economic knowledge and skills to make decisions as individuals, families, groups, or businesses in the interdependent and changing state, nation, and world.
8.10.1. Analyze how scarcity of resources affects the choices of individuals and communities
8.10.2. Explain choice/trade-offs, cost/benefits, and opportunity costs related to making personal economic decisions
LA.CC.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.