Pennsylvania Academic Standards for History — Grade 7


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8.1.7.A.

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

8.1.7.B.

Identify and use primary and secondary sources to analyze multiple points of view for historical events.

8.1.7.C.

Form a thesis statement on an assigned topic using appropriate primary and secondary sources. (Reference RWSL Standard 1.8.5 Research)

8.2.7.A.

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

8.2.7.B.

Identify the role of local communities as related to significant historical documents, artifacts, and places critical to Pennsylvania history.

8.2.7.C.

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

8.2.7.D.

Identify local connections and examples of conflict and cooperation among groups and organizations and how this impacted the history and development of Pennsylvania. Ethnicity and race Working conditions Immigration Military conflict Economic stability

8.3.7.A.

Classify the social, political, cultural, and economic contributions of individuals and groups throughout United States history.

8.3.7.B.

Examine the importance of significant historical documents, artifacts, and places critical to United States history.

8.3.7.C.

Compare 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

8.3.7.D.

Examine conflict and cooperation among groups and organizations in U.S. history. Ethnicity and race Working conditions Immigration Military conflict Economic stability

8.4.7.A.

Summarize the social, political, cultural, and economic contributions of individuals and groups in world history.

8.4.7.B.

Explain the importance of historical documents, artifacts, and sites which are critical to world history.

8.4.7.C.

Differentiate 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

8.4.7.D.

Explain how conflict and cooperation among groups and organizations have impacted the history of the world.