Michigan Academic Standards
SOCIAL STUDIES PROCESS AND SKILLS STANDARDS: GRADES 6-8
P1. READING AND COMMUNICATION – READ AND COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY
P1.1. Use appropriate strategies to read and interpret basic social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts.
P2. INQUIRY, RESEARCH, AND ANALYSIS
P2.2. Evaluate data presented in social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts.
INTEGRATED U.S. HISTORY: GRADE EIGHT
U6. USHG ERA 6 – THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN INDUSTRIAL, URBAN, AND GLOBAL UNITED STATES (1870-1930)
U6.2. Investigation Topics and Issue Analysis (P2) – Use the historical perspective to investigate a significant historical topic from U.S. History Eras 3-6 that also has significance as an issue or topic in the United States today.
8 – U6.2.1. U.S. History Investigation Topic and Issue Analysis, Past and Present – use historical perspectives to analyze issues in the United States from the past and the present; conduct research on a historical issue or topic, identify a connection to a contemporary issue, and present findings (e.g., oral, visual, video, or electronic presentation, persuasive essay, or research paper); include causes and consequences of the historical action and predict possible consequences of the contemporary action.
PUBLIC DISCOURSE, DECISION MAKING, AND CIVIC PARTICIPATTION (P3, P4)
P3.1. Identifying and Analyzing Issues, Decision Making, Persuasive Communication About a Public Issue, and Civic Participation
8 – P3.1.1. Identify, research, analyze, discuss, and defend a position on a national public policy issue.
8 – P220.127.116.11. identify a national public policy issue.