Windows in the Past Curriculum

Common Core Standards

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.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

6.1.2.CivicsPI.1 – Describe roles and responsibilities of community and local government leaders.

6.1.2.HistoryCC.3 – Make inferences about how past events, individuals, and innovations affect our current lives.

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.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.GeoHE.2 – Cite examples of how technological advances have changed the environment in New Jersey and the United States (e.g. energy, transportation, communications).

6.1.8.HistoryUP.3.b – Examine the roles and perspectives of various socioeconomic groups (e.g. rural farmers, urban craftsmen, northern merchants, and southern planters), African Americans, Native Americans, and women during the American Revolution, and determine how these groups were impacted by the war.

6.1.8.EconNE.4.b – Analyze how technological innovations affected the status and social class of different groups of people and explain the outcomes that resulted.

6.1.12.HistoryUP.2.a – Using primary sources, describe the perspectives of African Americans, Native Americans, and women during the American Revolution and assess the contributions of each group on the outcome of war.

6.1.12.EconNM.11.a – Analyze how scientific advancements, including advancements in agricultural technology, impacted the national and global economics and daily life.