Grades 6 – 8 Learning Standards

Common Core: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Key Ideas and Details
2. Determine the central ideas of information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions

Craft and Structure
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
5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally)

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
7. Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts
8. Distinguish among fact, opinion, and reasoned judgment in a text
9. Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic

Writing Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Text Types and Purposes
2. Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/experiments, or technical processes

Research to Build and Present Knowledge
7. Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
8. Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation

Common Core: MATH
None

2007 Learning Results

Science and Technology
A1. Systems
A2. Models
C3. Science, Technology, and Society
D2. Earth
D4. Force and Motion

Social Studies
C1. Economic Knowledge, Concepts, Themes, and Patterns
C2. Individual, Cultural, International, and Global Connections in Economics
D1. Geographic Knowledge, Concepts, Themes, and Patterns
D2. Individual, Cultural, International, and Global Connections in Geography
E1. Historical Knowledge, Concepts, Themes, and Patterns
E2. Individual, Cultural, International, and Global Connections in History

Visual and Performing Arts
Visual Arts, Theatre
B1. Media Skills
B2. Composition Skills
B3. Making Meaning
E1. The Arts and History and World Cultures
E2. The Arts and Other Disciplines

 

 

 

 

 

Grades 5-8
Learning Results