Wyoming Content and Performance Standards
WY.SS8.4. Time, Continuity, and Change: Students analyze events, people, problems, and ideas within their historical contexts.
SS8.4.2. Describe how tools and technology in different historical periods impacted the way people lived, made decisions, and saw the world.
WY.SS8.5. People, Places, and Environments: Students apply their knowledge of the geographic themes (location, place, movement, region, and human/environment interactions) and skills to demonstrate an understanding of interrelationships among people, places, and environment.
SS8.5.4. Environment and Society: Analyze the changes to and consequences of human, natural, and technological impacts on the physical environment.
WY.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
RH.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
RH.6-8.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
RH.6-8.10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.