MN.6.12. Reading Benchmarks: Literacy in History/Social Studies 6-12
Craft and Structure
220.127.116.11. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
18.104.22.168. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
MN.8. Grade 8: Global Studies
8.3.1. Geospatial Skills
22.214.171.124. People use geographic representations and geospatial technologies to acquire, process and report information within a spatial context.
126.96.36.199.1. Obtain and analyze geographic information from a variety of print and electronic sources to investigate places or answer specific geographic questions; provide rationale for its use.
188.8.131.52.2. Create and use various kinds of maps, including overlaying thematic maps, of places in the world; incorporate the “TODALSS” map basics, as well as points, lines and colored areas to display spatial information.
184.108.40.206. Geographic inquiry is a process in which people ask geographic questions and gather, organize and analyze information to solve problems and plan for the future.
220.127.116.11.1. Formulate questions about topics in geography; pose possible answers; use geospatial technology to analyze problems and make decisions within a spatial context.
8.3.2. Places and Regions
18.104.22.168. Places have physical characteristics (such as climate, topography and vegetation) and human characteristics (such as culture, population, political and economic systems).
22.214.171.124.1. Use appropriate geographic tools to analyze and explain the distribution of physical and human characteristics of places.