Georgia Standards of Excellence
GA.SS.8. Eighth Grade - Georgia Studies
SS8H. Historical Understandings
SS8H8. Analyze Georgia’s participation in important events that occurred from World War I through the Great Depression.
SS8H8.b. Explain economic factors that resulted in the Great Depression. (e.g., boll weevil and drought).
SS8H8.e. Examine the effects of the New Deal in terms of the impact of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Agricultural Adjustment Act, Rural Electrification Administration, and Social Security Administration.
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.