Pennsylvania Academic Standards for History — Grade 6


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8.1.6.A.

Explain continuity and change over time using sequential order and context of events.

8.1.6.B.

Differentiate between fact and opinion, multiple points of view, and primary and secondary sources to explain historical events.

8.1.6.C.

Identify a thesis statement using appropriate primary and secondary sources. (Reference RWSL Standard 1.8.5 Research)

8.2.6.A.

Explain the social, political, cultural, and economic contributions of individuals and groups from Pennsylvania.

8.2.6.B.

Describe the importance of significant historical documents, artifacts, and places critical to Pennsylvania history.

8.2.6.C.

Explain how continuity and change have impacted Pennsylvania history. Belief systems and religions Commerce and industry Technology Politics and government Physical and human geography Social organizations

8.2.6.D.

Explain how conflict and cooperation among groups and organizations have impacted the history and development of Pennsylvania. Ethnicity and race Working conditions Immigration Military conflict Economic stability

8.3.6.A.

Explain the social, political, cultural, and economic contributions of individuals and groups to United States history

8.3.6.B.

Explain the importance of significant historical documents, artifacts, and places critical to United States history.

8.3.6.C.

Explain how continuity and change have impacted U.S. history. Belief systems and religions Commerce and industry Technology Politics and government Physical and human geography Social organizations

8.3.6.D.

Explain how conflict and cooperation among groups and organizations have impacted the history and development of the U.S. Ethnicity and race Working conditions Immigration Military conflict Economic stability

8.4.6.A.

Explain the social, political, cultural, and economic contributions of individuals and groups to world history

8.4.6.B.

Identify and explain the importance of historical documents, artifacts, and sites which are critical to world history.

8.4.6.C.

Explain how continuity and change have impacted world history. Belief systems and religions Commerce and industry Technology Politics and government Physical and human geography Social organizations

8.4.6.D.

Examine patterns of conflict and cooperation among groups and organizations that impacted the development of the history of the world.