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Puzzles From the Past - Connections to the Standards

Puzzles From the Past:  Problem Solving Through Archeology correlates to the following standards.

Kansas Standards for History, Government, and Social Studies

Standard #3:  Societies are shaped by beliefs, ideas, and diversity.

  • Benchmark 3.1:  The student will recognize and evaluate significant beliefs, contributions, and ideas of the many diverse peoples and groups and their impact on individuals, communities, states, and nations.
  • Benchmark 3.2:  The student will draw conclusions about significant beliefs, contributions, and ideas, analyzing the origins and context under which these competing ideals were reached and the multiple perspectives from which they come.

Standard #4:  Societies experience continuity and change over time.

  • Benchmark 4.1:  The student will recognize and evaluate continuity and change over time and its impact on individuals, institutions, communities, states, and nations.
  • Benchmark 4.2:  The student will analyze the context of continuity and change and the vehicles of reform, drawing conclusions about the past change and potential future change.

Standard #5:  Relationships among people, places, ideas, and environments are dynamic.

  • Benchmark 5.1:  The student will recognize and evaluate dynamic relationships that impact lives in communities, states, and nations.
  • Benchmark 5.2:  The student will analyze the context of significant relationships and draw conclusions about a contemporary world.
  • Benchmark 5.3:  The student will investigate the relationship among people, places, ideas, and/or the environment and connect those relationships to contemporary issues.

Kansas College and Career Ready Standards

Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies (grades 6-8)

  • Key Ideas and Details #1:  Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
  • Key Ideas and Details #2:  Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
  • Craft and Structure #4:  Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
  • Integration of Knowledge and Ideas #7:  Integrate visual information (e.g., in chart, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
  • Integration of Knowledge and Ideas #9:  Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic.

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