South Carolina Standards & Learning
SC.8-SSLS. Social Studies Literacy Skills for the Twenty-First Century
8-SSLS.1. Literacy Skills for Social Studies
8-SSLS.1.13. Explain how the endowment and development of productive resources affects economic decisions and global interactions.
8-SSLS.1.14. Apply economic decision making to understand how limited resources necessitate choices.
8-SSLS.1.15. Examine the costs and the benefits of economic choices made by a particular society and explain how those choices affect overall economic well-being.
8-SSLS.1.17. Explain how entrepreneurship and economic risk-taking promotes personal and social economic development in the past and the present.
SC.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.