Nevada Academic Content Standards
Early World Civilizations (prior to 1500)
Constructing compelling questions
SS.6-8.EWC.1. Construct compelling questions based upon disciplinary concepts.
SS.6-8.EWC.2. Evaluate various interpretations to answer compelling questions within and across disciplines.
SS.6-8.EWC.15. Interpret events from a variety of historical and cultural perspectives, including but not limited to: Romans vs. “barbarians,” conquerors vs. conquered, Mongols vs. Ming Chinese.
Early U.S. History & Civic Ideals
International relations (H)
SS.6-8.EUSH.21. Evaluate the use of conflict and diplomacy in international relations from a U.S. perspective.
SS.6-8.EUSH.22. Investigate the causes, effects, and attitudes towards conflict and war from various points of view throughout early U.S. history.
Social justice, consciousness, and action (MC)
SS.6-8.EUSH.24. Analyze the ways in which dominant cultures have oppressed groups through institutionalized discrimination within U.S. history.
Respectful engagement with diverse people (MC)
SS.6-8.EUSH.26. Assess the influence of cultural diffusion when diverse groups interact within early U.S. history.