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.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.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.4 – Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
NJ State Standards
6.1.5.HistoryCC.1 – Analyze key historical events from the past to explain how they led to the creation of the state of New Jersey and the United States.
6.1.5.HistoryCC.3 – Use multiple sources to describe how George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and Governor William Livingston have impacted state and national governments over time.
6.1.5.HistoryCC.14 – Compare the practice of slavery and indentured servitude in Colonial labor systems.
6.1.5.HistoryCA.1 – Craft an argument, supported with historical evidence, for how factors such as demographics (e.g. race, gender, religion, and economic status) affected social, economic, and political opportunities during the Colonial era.
6.1.5.GeoSV.2 – Use maps to explain the impact of location and place on the relationships between places in New Jersey, the United States and other countries.
6.1.5.GeoSV.4 – Use a variety of geographic representations to describe the similarities and differences between places in New Jersey, the United States and the world (e.g. maps, data visualizations, graphs, diagrams, aerial and other photographs, GPS).
6.1.5.GeoSV.5 – Use geographic data to examine how the search for natural resources resulted in conflict and cooperation among European colonists and Native Americans resulting in changes to conditions.
6.1.5.EconET.1 – Identify positive and negative incentives that influence the decisions of people.
6.1.5.EconEM.4 – Compare different regions of New Jersey to determine the role that geography, natural resources, climate, transportation, technology, and/or the labor force play in economic opportunities.
6.1.5.EconEM.6 – Explain the system of mercantilism and its impact on the economies of the colonies and European countries.
6.1.5.EconNM.1 – Explain the ways in which the government pays for the goods and services it provides.