If you are a teacher in Kentucky, here is how The Lost Dispatch meets some educational requirements:
G.8.SC.2b Describe patterns of human settlement; explain relationships between these patterns and human needs; analyze how factors (e.g., war, famine, disease, economic opportunity and technology) affected human migration.
GC.8.SC.5 Analyze information from a variety of print and non-print sources (e.g., books, documents, articles, interviews, Internet) to research answers to questions and explore issues.
CS.8.SC.1 Demonstrate an understanding (e.g., speak, draw, write, projects, present) of the complexity of culture by exploring cultural elements (e.g., beliefs, customs/traditions, languages, skills, literature, the arts) of diverse groups in the U.S. prior to Reconstruction and explain how culture served to define specific groups and resulted in unique perspectives.
CS.8.SC.2 Investigate social institutions (e.g., family, religion, education, government, economy) in relation to how they responded to human needs, structured society and influenced behavior in the U.S. prior to Reconstruction.
HP.8.SC.1a Investigate, describe and analyze significant historical events and conditions in the U.S. prior to Reconstruction, drawing inferences about perspectives of different individuals and groups (e.g., gender, race, region, ethnic group, age, economic status, religion, political group).
SS-08-2.3.1 Students will explain how conflict and competition (e.g., political, economic, religious, ethnic) occurred among individuals and groups in the U.S. prior to Reconstruction.
SS-08-2.3.2 Students will explain how compromise and cooperation were possible choices to resolve conflict among individuals and groups in the U.S. prior to Reconstruction.
SS-08-4.3.2 Students will explain and give examples of how human populations changed and/or migrated because of factors such as war, disease, economic opportunity and technology in the U.S. prior to Reconstruction.
SS-08-5.1.1 Students will use a variety of tools (e.g., primary and secondary sources) to describe and explain historical events and conditions and to analyze the perspectives of different individuals and groups (e.g., gender, race, region, ethnic group, age, economic status, religion, political group) in U.S. history prior to Reconstruction.
SS-08-5.1.2 Students will explain how history is a series of connected events shaped by multiple cause and effect relationships and give examples of those relationships.
(This information compiled by Sharon Graves, teacher, Clark Moores Middle School, Richmond, Kentucky)
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