FL.SS.8.A. American History
SS.8.A.1. Use research and inquiry skills to analyze American History using primary and secondary sources.
SS.8.A.1.1. Provide supporting details for an answer from text, interview for oral history, check validity of information from research/text, and identify strong vs. weak arguments.
SS.8.A.1.4. Differentiate fact from opinion, utilize appropriate historical research and fiction/nonfiction support materials.
SS.8.A.1.5. Identify, within both primary and secondary sources, the author, audience, format, and purpose of significant historical documents.
SS.8.A.1.6. Compare interpretations of key events and issues throughout American History.
SS.8.A.1.7. View historic events through the eyes of those who were there as shown in their art, writings, music, and artifacts.
SS.8.A.5. Examine the causes, course, and consequence of the Civil War and Reconstruction including its effects on American peoples.
SS.8.A.5.8. Explain and evaluate the policies, practices, and consequences of Reconstruction (presidential and congressional reconstruction, Johnson's impeachment, Civil Rights Act of 1866, the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments, opposition of Southern whites to Reconstruction, accomplishments and failures of Radical Reconstruction, presidential election of 1876, end of Reconstruction, rise of Jim Crow laws, rise of Ku Klux Klan).
FL.SS.8.C. Civics and Government
SS.8.C.1. The student will evaluate the roles, rights, and responsibilities of United States citizens and determine methods of active participation in society, government, and the political system.
SS.8.C.1.3. Recognize the role of civic virtue in the lives of citizens and leaders from the colonial period through Reconstruction.
SS.8.C.1.4. Identify the evolving forms of civic and political participation from the colonial period through Reconstruction.
FL.LAFS.68.RH. READING STANDARDS FOR LITERACY IN HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES 6–12
LAFS.68.RH.2. Craft and Structure
LAFS.68.RH.2.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
LAFS.68.RH.2.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
LAFS.68.RH.4. Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
LAFS.68.RH.4.10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.