Wyoming Content and Performance Standards
WY.SS8.3. Production, Distribution, and Consumption: Students describe the influence of economic factors on societies and make decisions based on economic principles.
SS8.3.3. Describe the impact of technological advancements on production, distribution, and consumption. (e.g., businesses and/or corporations in the United States and the world).
WY.SS8.4. Time, Continuity, and Change: Students analyze events, people, problems, and ideas within their historical contexts.
SS8.4.1. Describe how historical events impact the future (cause and effect) and how change spreads to other places (e.g., spread of industrial revolution or causes of the Civil War).
SS8.4.2. Describe how tools and technology in different historical periods impacted the way people lived, made decisions, and saw the world.
WY.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.