Common Core Standards
Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.2.1.C – Ask for clarification and further explanation as needed about the topics and texts under discussion.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.2.2 – Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1.A – Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
NJ State Standards
6.1.2.HistoryCC.3 – Make inferences about how past events, individuals, and innovations affect our current lives.
6.1.2.HistoryCC.1 – Use multiple sources to create a chronological sequence of events that describes how and why your community has changed over time.
6.1.2.HistoryCC.2 – Use a timeline of important events to make inferences about the “big picture” of history.
6.1.2.CivicsPD.1 – Engage in discussions effectively by asking questions, considering facts, listening to the ideas of others, and sharing opinions.
6.1.5.CivicsCM.5 – Investigate the lives of New Jersey individuals with diverse experiences who have contributed to the improvement of society.
6.1.5.HistoryCC.9 – Evaluate the impact of ideas, inventions, and other contributions of prominent figures who lived in New Jersey.