Georgia Standards of Excellence
GA.SS.8. Eighth Grade - Georgia Studies
SS8H. Historical Understandings
SS8H6. Analyze the impact of Reconstruction on Georgia.
SS8H6.b. Explain the key features of the Lincoln, the Johnson, and the Congressional Reconstruction plans.
SS8H6.c. Compare and contrast the goals and outcomes of the Freedmen’s Bureau and the Ku Klux Klan.
SS8H7. Evaluate key political, social, and economic changes that occurred in Georgia during the New South Era.
SS8H7.b. Analyze how rights were denied to African Americans or Blacks through Jim Crow laws, Plessy v. Ferguson, disenfranchisement, and racial violence, including the 1906 Atlanta Riot.
GA.IPS.8. Information Processing Skills
IPS.5. Identify main idea, detail, sequence of events, and cause and effect in a social studies context
IPS.11. Draw conclusions and make generalizations
GA.6-8.RHSS. READING STANDARDS FOR LITERACY IN HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES (RHSS) GRADES 6-8
Craft and Structure
L6-8RHSS4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
L6-8RHSS5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
L6-8RHSS10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.