Michigan Academic Standards
SOCIAL STUDIES PROCESS AND SKILLS STANDARDS: GRADES 6-8
P1. READING AND COMMUNICATION – READ AND COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY
P1.1. Use appropriate strategies to read and interpret basic social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts.
P2. INQUIRY, RESEARCH, AND ANALYSIS
P2.2. Evaluate data presented in social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts.
INTEGRATED U.S. HISTORY: GRADE EIGHT
U6. USHG ERA 6 – THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN INDUSTRIAL, URBAN, AND GLOBAL UNITED STATES (1870-1930)
U6.1. America in the Last Half of the 19th Century – Analyze the major changes in communication, transportation, demography, and urban centers, including the location and growth of cities linked by industry and trade, in the last half of the 19th century. The purpose of this section is to introduce some of the major changes in American society and the economy in the last part of the 19th century. This era will be addressed in depth and with greater intellectual sophistication in the high school U.S. History and Geography content expectations.
8 – U6.1.1. America at Century’s End – compare and contrast the United States in 1800 with the United States in 1898, focusing on similarities and differences in:
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