Pennsylvania Academic Standards for History — Grade 4


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8.1.4.A.

Identify and describe how geography and climate have influenced continuity and change over time.

8.1.4.B.

Distinguish between fact and opinion from multiple points of view, and primary sources as related to historical events.

8.1.4.C.

Identify a specific research topic and develop questions relating to the research topic. (Reference RWSL Standard 1.8.3 Research)

8.2.4.A.

Differentiate common characteristics of the social, political, cultural, and economic groups from Pennsylvania.

8.2.4.B.

Locate historical documents, artifacts, and places critical to Pennsylvania history.

8.2.4.C.

Explain how continuity and change in Pennsylvania history have influenced personal development and identity. Belief systems and religions Commerce and industry Technology Politics and government Physical and human geography Social organizations

8.2.4.D.

Distinguish between conflict and cooperation among groups and organization that impacted the history and development of Pennsylvania Ethnicity and race Working conditions Immigration Military conflict Economic stability

8.3.4.A.

Differentiate common characteristics of the social, political, cultural and economic groups in United States history.

8.3.4.B.

Locate historical documents, artifacts, and places critical to United States history.

8.3.4.C.

Explain how continuity and change in U.S. history have influenced personal development and identity. Belief systems and religions Commerce and industry Technology Politics and government Physical and human geography Social organizations

8.3.4.D.

Distinguish between conflict and cooperation among groups and organization that impacted the history and development of the United States. Ethnicity and race Working conditions Immigration Military conflict Economic stability

8.4.4.A.

Differentiate common characteristics of the social, political, cultural, and economic groups in world history

8.4.4.B.

Locate historical documents, artifacts, and sites, which are critical to World history.

8.4.4.C.

Explain how continuity and change in world history have influenced personal development and identity. Belief systems and religions Commerce and industry Technology Politics and government Physical and human geography Social organizations

8.4.4.D.

Distinguish between conflict and cooperation among groups and organization that impacted development of the history of the world.