Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards
AZ.SS08-S1. American History
SS08-S1C1. Research Skills for History: Historical research is a process in which students examine topics or questions related to historical studies and/or current issues. By using primary and secondary sources effectively students obtain accurate and relevant information.
SS08-S1C1-04. Formulate questions that can be answered by historical study and research.
SS08-S1C1-05. Describe the difference between a primary source document and a secondary source document and the relationships between them.
SS08-S1C1-06. Determine the credibility and bias of primary and secondary sources
SS08-S1C1-07. Analyze cause and effect relationships between and among individuals and/or historical events.
SS08-S1C1-08. Analyze two points of view on the same historical event.
SS08-S1C8. Great Depression and World War II 1929 - 1945: Domestic and world events, economic issues, and political conflicts redefined the role of government in the lives of U.S. citizens.
SS08-S1C8-02. Explain how Pearl Harbor led to United States involvement in World War II.
SS08-S1C8-06. Summarize the United States' role in the following events: a) D-day invasion; b) battles of the Pacific; c) development and use of the atomic bomb; d) V-E Day /V-J Day.
SS08-S1C8-07. Analyze the following individuals' significance to World War II: a) Franklin D. Roosevelt; b) Dwight Eisenhower; c) George Patton; d) Douglas MacArthur; e) Harry Truman; f) Eleanor Roosevelt.
AZ.SS08-S2. World History
SS08-S2C1. Research Skills for History: Historical research is a process in which students examine topics or questions related to historical studies and/or current issues.
SS08-S2C1-04. Formulate questions that can be answered by historical study and research.
SS08-S2C1-07. Analyze cause and effect relationships between and among individuals and/or historical events.
SS08-S2C1-08. Analyze two points of view on the same historical event.
SS08-S2C8. World at War: Global events, economic issues and political ideologies ignited tensions leading to worldwide military conflagrations and diplomatic confrontations in a context of development and change.
SS08-S2C8-02. Analyze the major causes of World War II: a) aggressive search for resources by Japan; b) political ideologies of Fascism and Nazism; c) resentment toward the Treaty of Versailles.
SS08-S2C8-03. Trace the series of invasions and conquests in the European and Pacific Theaters in World War II.
SS08-S2C8-04. Describe the following events leading to the Allied victory: a) D-Day Invasion; b) Battle of the Bulge; c) Japanese defeat in Iwo Jima and Okinawa; d) atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
SS08-S3C3. Functions of Government: Laws and policies are developed to govern, protect, and promote the well-being of the people.
SS08-S3C3-08. Describe the impact of the following executive orders and decisions: a) Executive Order 9066 - creation of internment camps on U.S. soil; b) Manhattan Project; c) use of Atomic Bomb.
SS08-S4C2. Places and Regions: Places and regions have distinct physical and cultural characteristics.
SS08-S4C2-02. Explain the factors that contribute to political and social change in various world regions (e.g., USSR/Russia, Israel, European Union, China, Korea, Germany).
AZ.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.