California Standards for Science & Social Studies

Kindergarten:

Science:

K - I Can Standards NGSS Science (2019)
Module 1: Motion and Stability - Forces and Interactions
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ K-PS2-1: I can compare how pushing and pulling on an object makes it move. I can talk about how moving the object in different directions changes
the way that it moves. I can talk about how pushing or pulling an object softer or harder changes the way that it moves.
___ K-PS2-2: I can show different ways to change the speed or direction of an object with a push or pull. I can tell you if what I did to make the object
move worked correctly or not.
Module 2: Energy
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ K-PS3-1: I can compare the differences between soil, sand, rocks, and water that have been in the sunlight, and soil, sand, rocks, and water that have
not been in the sunlight. I can talk about the comparisons that I have made.
___ K-PS3-2: I can create structures that will shield areas from the warmth of the sun. I can talk about why I think they will work.
Module 3: From Molecules to Organisms - Structures and Processes
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ K-LS1-1: I can compare the similar things that plants need to survive. I can compare the similar things that animals need to survive. I can talk about
what plants and animals need to survive.
Module 4: Earth's Systems
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ K-ESS2-1: I can observe the weather and tell you if it is sunny, cloudy, rainy, warm, or cold. I can keep track of how the weather changes at different
times of the day. I can keep track of how the weather changes during the month. I can talk about what I have observed.
___ K-ESS2-2: I can observe how plants and animals can change their environments to meet their needs. I can form ideas about how plants and animals
can change their environments to meet their needs. I can give reasons for my ideas.
Module 5: Earth and Human Activity

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Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ K-ESS3-1: I can show how the needs of different plants and animals change where they can live.
___ K-ESS3-2: I can ask questions to learn more about the weather. I can tell why knowing about the weather is important. I can give examples about how
to prepare for and respond to bad weather where I live.
___ K-ESS3-3: I can talk about ways that humans can change the way that they live so that they do not hurt the land, water, air, and/or other living things
in the world.
Module 6: Engineering Design
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ K-2-ETS1-1: I can find out about simple problems that people that I know want to change and figure out how to solve them. I can talk about how the
problem can be fixed. I can talk about the solution that I have created and why it will help to solve the problem.
___ K-2-ETS1-2: I can create a drawing that shows how the shape of an object makes it work the way it is supposed to work.
___ K-2-ETS1-3: I can compare two objects that were made to solve the same problem and talk about the strengths and weakness of both objects.

Social Studies:

K - I Can Standards CCSS Social Studies (2019)
Module 1: Citizenship:
Objective
Show mastery of standards.
Assignment
___ K.1: I can show that being a good citizen means acting in certain ways.
___ K.1.1: I can follow the rules and I know what happens if I break the rules.
___ K.1.2: I can give you examples of people that were honest, courageous, determined, responsible, and patriotic from historical people that I have
learned about in class.
___ K.1.3: I can tell you about beliefs of some people in the past. I can give examples of what happened because of the actions of those people.
Module 2: Symbols and Icons
Objective
Show mastery of standards.
Assignment
___ K.2: I can tell you about national and state symbols and icons.
Module 3: Jobs
Objective
Show mastery of standards.
Assignment
___ K.3: I can tell you about different types of jobs in my school, in my community, and in the past.
Module 4: Locations
Objective
Show mastery of standards.
Assignment
___ K.4: I can tell you about things that are similar and different when talking about the locations of people, places, and environments.
___ K.4.1: I can look at two objects and tell you about the location of each one using the words near/far, left/right, and behind/in front.
___ K.4.2: I can find land on a map or globe. I can find water on a map or globe. I can find places on maps.
___ K.4.3: I can tell you what traffic symbols mean. I can tell you what map symbols mean.
___ K.4.4: I can make a map of my community that shows the locations of important places.
___ K.4.5: I can show you where things are located at my school. I can tell you about the jobs done by people that work at my school.
Module 5: Events

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Objective
Show mastery of standards.
Assignment
___ K.5: I can put events in order using a calendar. I can put the days of the week in the correct order. I can put the months of the year in the correct
order.
Module 6: History
Objective
Show mastery of standards.
Assignment
___ K.6: I can tell you what "history" means.
___ K.6.1: I can tell you why we celebrate different holidays that happen throughout the year.
___ K.6.2: I can tell you why important people in American history are so important.
___ K.6.3: I can talk about the similarities and differences between the people that live in the past and the way that I live today.

1st Grade:

Science:

1 - I Can Standards NGSS Science (2019)
Module 1: Waves and their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 1-PS4-1: I can show you that vibrating materials can make sound. I can show you that sound can make materials vibrate.
___ 1-PS4-2: I can give examples that prove that objects can only be seen in the light or when an area is viewed with a light source.
___ 1-PS4-3: I can show you what happens when you put different kinds of materials in the path of a beam of light. I can explain the difference between
what happens with the different kinds of materials.
___ 1-PS4-4: I can use light to communicate with people over a distance. I can use sound to communicate with people over a distance. I can explain how I
used light or sound to communicate over a distance.
Module 2: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 1-LS1-1: I can create a solution for a human problem by using what I know about how plants and animals use their external parts to help them
survive, grow, and meet their needs.
___ 1-LS1-2: I can tell you things that are similar and things that are different about the ways that parents help their babies survive.
Module 3: Heredity: Inheritance and Variation in Traits
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 1-LS3-1: I can tell you how young plants and animals are the same as their parents. I can tell you how young plants and animals are different from
their parents.
Module 4: Earth's Place in the Universe
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 1-ESS1-1: I can use what I know about the sun, moon, and stars to find patterns that can be predicted.
___ 1-ESS1-2: I can keep track of the amount of daylight at different times of the year.
Module 5: Engineering Design

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Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ K-2-ETS1-1: I can find out about simple problems that people that I know want to change and figure out how to solve them. I can talk about how the
problem can be fixed. I can talk about the solution that I have created and why it will help to solve the problem.
___ K-2-ETS1-2: I can create a drawing that shows how the shape of an object makes it work the way it is supposed to work.
___ K-2-ETS1-3: I can compare two objects that were made to solve the same problem and talk about the strengths and weakness of both objects.

Social Studies:

1 - I Can Standards CCSS Social Studies (2019)
Module 1: Citizenship
Objective
Show mastery of standards.
Assignment
___ 1.1: I can tell you about the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.
___ 1.1.1: I can tell you about the rule-making process in a direct democracy where everyone votes on the rules. I can tell you about the rule-making
process in a representative democracy where the people that are elected make the rules. I can give examples of both types of rule-making in my world.
___ 1.1.2: I can describe the "Golden Rule". I can show that I know what it means to play fair and to have good sportsmanship. I can show that I know how
to respect opinions of my peers.
Module 2: Location
Objective
Show mastery of standards.
Assignment
___ 1.2: I can describe the absolute location of places and people. I can describe the relative location of people and places. I can tell you the difference
between the two types of locations. I can describe locations.
___ 1.2.1: I can tell you where my community, California, the United States, the seven continents, and the four oceans are using a map or globe.
___ 1.2.2: I can tell you about the information that I can get from a 3-D model of a location. I can tell you about the information that I can get from a
picture of a location. I can tell you what is similar about the two sets of information. I can tell you what is different about the two sets of information.
___ 1.2.3: I can make a map using directions and map symbols.
___ 1.2.4: I can tell you about how location, weather, and environment change the food that people eat, the clothing that people wear, the homes that
people live in, the types of transportation that people use, and the games that people play for fun.
Module 3: Symbols and Icons
Objective
Show mastery of standards.
Assignment
___ 1.3: I can tell you about the symbols, icons, and traditions of the United States. I can tell you why they are important.
___ 1.3.1: I can recite the Pledge of Allegiance. I can sing patriotic songs about America.
___ 1.3.2: I can tell you about some of our national holidays. I can tell you why those holidays are important.
___ 1.3.3: I can tell you about American symbols, landmarks, and documents that are important. I can tell you why they are important.
Module 4: History

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Objective
Show mastery of standards.
Assignment
___ 1.4: I can tell you about things that were similar and different about life in different places in the past. I can tell you about things that have changed
and things that have stayed the same.
___ 1.4.1: I can tell you about things that were similar and different in schools in the past. I can tell you about things that were similar and different in
communities in the past.
___ 1.4.2: I can tell you about different forms of transportation in the past.
___ 1.4.3: I can tell you about things that were similar and different about the jobs that people had, the clothes that people wore, manners, the stories that
people told, the games that people played, and the festivals that people went to in the past.
Module 5: People Who Live in America
Objective
Show mastery of standards.
Assignment
___ 1.5: I can tell you about the language, types of buildings, types of transportation, and types of food that are in my community. I can tell you about the
different kinds of backgrounds of American citizens in my community.
___ 1.5.1: I can tell you about things that people in my community all share. I can tell you about things that the people in my community have in common. I
can tell you about things that are different about the people in my community. I can tell you why it is good to have different kinds of people in your
community. I can tell you why it is hard to have different kinds of people in your community.
___ 1.5.2: I can give examples of how American Indians and immigrants have helped to create the culture of California. I can give examples of how
American Indians and immigrants have helped to create the culture of America.
___ 1.5.3: I can tell you about similarities and differences in beliefs, customs, ceremonies, traditions, and social practices of different cultures.
Module 6: Economics
Objective
Show mastery of standards.
Assignment
___ 1.6: I can give examples of supply and demand. I can give examples of goods and services. I can give examples of wants and needs.
___ 1.6.1: I can tell you how we use money to purchase goods and services.
___ 1.6.2: I can tell you about different jobs that people do to make goods, transport goods, and market goods. I can tell you why it is important for some
people to work in the home.

2nd Grade:

Science:

2 - I Can Standards NGSS Science (2019)
Module 1: Matter and Its Interactions
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 2-PSI-1: I can talk about and organize different materials using my observations of the materials. I can observe things like color, texture, hardness,
and flexibility.
___ 2-PSI-2: I can test different materials and use my observations to decide which materials are best for a given situation.
___ 2-PSI-3: I can observe, construct, and write about taking apart one object and making it into a new object.
___ 2-PSI-4: I can talk about why some changes caused by heating or cooling can be reversed and some cannot. I can support my thoughts with evidence.
Module 2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 2-LS2-1: I can complete experiments to decide whether or not plants need sunlight and water to grow.
___ 2-LS2-2: I can create a model that shows how animals are helpful in dispersing seeds or pollinating plants.
Module 3: Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 2-LS4-1: I can look at the animals and plants in different habitats to compare diversity.
Module 4: Earth's Place in the Universe
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 2-ESS1-1: I can talk about events on Earth that occur quickly. I can talk about events on Earth that occur slowly.
Module 5: Earth's Systems
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 2-ESS2-1: I can develop solutions that will slow or prevent wind or water from changing the shape of the land.
___ 2-ESS2-2: I can create models that look like land and bodies of water in an area.
___ 2-ESS2-3: I can talk about where water is found on Earth. I can talk about where to find solid and liquid forms of water.
Module 6: Engineering Design

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Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ K-2-ETS1-1: I can find out about simple problems that people that I know want to change and figure out how to solve them. I can talk about how the
problem can be fixed. I can talk about the solution that I have created and why it will help to solve the problem.
___ K-2-ETS1-2: I can create a drawing that shows how the shape of an object makes it work the way it is supposed to work.
___ K-2-ETS1-3: I can compare two objects that were made to solve the same problem and talk about the strengths and weakness of both objects.

Social Studies:

2 - I Can Standards CCSS Social Studies (2019)
Module 1: Past and Present
Objective
Show mastery of standards.
Assignment
___ 2.1: I can tell you if something happened long ago or yesterday.
___ 2.1.1: I can gather information about my family history by interviewing my family, looking at photographs, looking through family artifacts, and
looking at family documents. I can talk about the information that I learned.
___ 2.1.2: I can compare my life with the lives of my grandparents, parents, or guardians.
Module 2: Locations
Objective
Show mastery of standards.
Assignment
___ 2.2: I can describe the absolute location of places and people. I can describe the relative location of people and places. I can tell you the difference
between the two types of locations. I can describe locations.
___ 2.2.1: I can find specific locations and geographic features in my community on a simple map.
___ 2.2.2: I can label the following things on a map of North America: the countries, oceans, Great Lakes, major rivers, and mountain ranges from
memory. I can identify the following essential map elements: title, legend, directional indicator, scale, and date.
___ 2.2.3: I can show you where my ancestors lived using a map. I can tell about how our family ended up living in our community.
___ 2.2.4: I can tell you about the differences in how land is used in rural, urban, and suburban regions in California. I can tell you about the similarities
in how land is used in rural, urban, and suburban regions in California.
Module 3: Government
Objective
Show mastery of standards.
Assignment
___ 2.3: I can explain government institutions and practices in the United States and in other countries.
___ 2.3.1: I can explain how laws are made, how laws are carried out, if laws have been broken, and how people are punished if laws are broken in the
United States and in other countries.
___ 2.3.2: I can tell you about some ways that groups and nations work together to fix problems.
Module 4: Economics
Objective
Show mastery of standards.
Assignment
___ 2.4: I can tell you about my role in the economy. I can use basic economic reasoning skills.
___ 2.4.1: I can talk about where food comes from and how I eat. I can talk about the roles of farmers, processors, distributors, weather, land, and water
resources in food production.

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___ 2.4.2: I can tell you the role of a buyer (consumer). I can tell you the role of a seller (producer).
___ 2.4.3: I can tell you how limited resources affect what is produced and what is consumed.
Module 5: Heroes
Objective
Show mastery of standards.
Assignment
___ 2.5: I can tell you how heroes from long ago and the recent past have made a difference in others' lives.

3rd Grade:

Science:

3 - I Can Standards NGSS Science (2019)
Module 1: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 3-LS1-1: I can describe the life cycles of different animals and flowering plants. I can talk about similarities and differences in the life cycles of
different animals and flowering plants.
Module 2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 3-LS2-1: I can give examples of animals that form groups that help members survive.
Module 3: Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 3-LS3-1: I can provide evidence that plants and animals have traits inherited from parents. I can give examples of how these traits can be similar or
different in siblings.
___ 3-LS3-2: I can provide examples of traits that are influenced by the places that plants and animals inhabit.
Module 4: Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 3-LS4-1: I can describe the information that I gather by looking at fossils. I can give information about organisms and their environments based on
what I learn from looking at fossils.
___ 3-LS4-2: I can explain how similarities and differences in characteristics among animals of the same species provide advantages for survival of the
species.
___ 3-LS4-3: I can give reasons for why some organisms survive well in an environment while others do not.
___ 3-LS4-4: I can discuss solutions to problems caused by environmental changes. I can talk about how environment changes can cause problems for
animals and plants that live in the environment.
Module 5: Earth's Systems

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Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 3-ESS2-1: I can use tables and graphs to represent typical weather conditions for a given season.
___ 3-ESS2-2: I can describe climates in different regions of the world.
Module 6: Earth and Human Activity
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 3-ESS3-1: I can discuss solutions to dangers caused by extreme weather conditions. I can examine different solutions to the dangers and figure out
whether or not they are good solutions.
Module 7: Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 3-PS2-1: I can show the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.
___ 3-PS2-2: I can use my observations of an object's motion to make predictions about the object's future motion.
___ 3-PS2-3: I can give examples of cause and effect relationships of electric interactions between two objects that are not touching. I can give examples
of cause and effect relationships of magnetic interactions between two objects that are not touching.
___ 3-PS2-4: I can solve a problem using magnets.
Module 8: Engineering Design
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 3-5-ETS1-1: I can find a design that needs to be fixed. I can define what a successful design would involve. I can plan the amount of materials, time, or
money that it would take to complete the fix.
___ 3-5-ETS1-2: I can evaluate possible solutions to a problem when presented with more than one solution. I can discuss which solution would work best
and tell you why.
___ 3-5-ETS1-3: I can test a model or prototype so that I can figure out what improvements are needed.

Social Studies:

3 - I Can Standards CCSS Social Studies (2019)
Module 1: Locations
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 3.1: I can use physical geography and human geography to tell about people, places and environments. I can use maps, tables, graphs, pictures, and
charts to organize information about people, places and environments.
___ 3.1.1: I can locate deserts, mountains, valleys, hills, coastal areas, oceans, and lakes in my region.
___ 3.1.2: I can talk about the ways in which people have used local resources and changed the local physical environment.
Module 2: American Indians
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 3.2: I can talk about the American Indian nations in my region from long ago and in the recent past.
___ 3.2.1: I can talk about the national identities, religious beliefs, customs, and traditions of American Indian nations in my region.
___ 3.2.2: I can talk about the ways in which physical geography influenced the ways that the local Indian nations collected materials for food, clothing,
and tools.
___ 3.2.3: I can talk about the ways that American Indian nations were governed and how they traded goods and services. I can talk about how the
American Indian nations worked with the United States government.
___ 3.2.4: I can talk about the ways that new settlers and the American Indian nations interacted with each other.
Module 3: Past and Present
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 3.3: I can talk about local historical events and talk about how each event changed the community.
___ 3.3.1: I can find information about explorers and settlers who visited my community in the past, and the people who come to my community now. I can
find information about their cultural and religious traditions. I can talk about how they have contributed to our community.
___ 3.3.2: I can tell you about the goods, services, and trades of settlers of my community. I can tell you how the economies that they created have
influenced our present-day economy.
___ 3.3.3: I can talk about why people first settled in our community. I can talk about some of the important settlers and families that contributed to the
growth of our community. I can show how our community has changed over time with maps, pictures, oral histories, and primary sources.
Module 4: Citizens of the United States of America

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Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 3.4: I can talk about the role of rules and laws in our daily lives and the basic structure of the U.S. government.
___ 3.4.1: I can talk about the reasons for rules and laws. I can tell you why the U.S. Constitution is important. I can talk about why it is important for
citizens to follow the laws and what happens when citizens break the laws.
___ 3.4.2: I can talk about the importance of being a good citizen in class, in the community, and in government.
___ 3.4.3: I can tell you about local and national landmarks, symbols, and national essential documents. I can tell you why they are important and how
they create a sense of community.
___ 3.4.4: I can talk about the three branches of government.
___ 3.4.5: I can tell you how California, the other states, and American Indian tribes contribute to our nation and participate in the federal system of
government.
___ 3.4.6: I can describe the lives of American heroes who took risks to secure our freedoms.
Module 5: Economics
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 3.5: I can use basic economic reasoning skills. I can show understanding of the economy of the local region.
___ 3.5.1: I can describe the ways in which local producers have used and are using natural resources, human resources, and capital resources to produce
goods and services in the past and the present.
___ 3.5.2: I can talk about how some goods are made locally, some elsewhere in the United States, and some in other countries.
___ 3.5.3: I can talk about how individual economic choices involve trade-offs and the evaluation of benefits and costs.
___ 3.5.4: I can describe the relationship of students' "work" in school and their personal human capital.

4th Grade:

Science:

4 - I Can Standards NGSS Science (2019)
Module 1: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 4-LS1-1: I can explain how the internal and external structures of plants help them survive, grow, act in certain ways, and reproduce. I can explain
how the internal and external structures of animals help them survive, grow, act in certain ways, and reproduce.
___ 4-LS1-2: I can use a model to tell you about the ways that animals receive different types of information through their senses. I can use a model to
show that animals use their brain to process information. I can use a model to show that animals respond to information in different ways.
Module 2: Earth's Place in the Universe
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 4-ESS1-1: I can talk about changes in the Earth's landscape over time using evidence found in rockformations and fossils in rock layers.
Module 3: Earth's Systems
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 4-ESS2-1: I can discuss the ways that water, ice, wind, or plant life can change the Earth's surface. I can make observations and measurements that
show weather and/or erosion are taking place.
___ 4-ESS2-2: I can use information found on maps to discover patterns on Earth's surface.
Module 4: Earth and Human Activity
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 4-ESS3-1: I can describe how energy and fuel are created by natural resources. I can give examples of how using energy and fuel can affect the
environment.
___ 4-ESS3-2: I can come up with solutions to problems that some natural Earth processes, like earthquakes, volcanoes, or floods, can cause for humans.
Module 5: Energy
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 4-PS3-1: I can explain how the speed of an object is related to the energy of that object.
___ 4-PS3-2: I can explain how energy can be transferred by sound, light, heat, and electricity.
___ 4-PS3-3: I can ask and answer questions about the energy transfers that occur when two objects crash.

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___ 4-PS3-4: I can use what I know about energy to create devices that convert energy from one form to another.
Module 6: Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 4-PS4-1: I can create a model of waves to show patterns in amplitude and wavelength. I can create a model of waves to show that waves can cause
objects to move.
___ 4-PS4-2: I can create a model to show that light reflecting from an object and entering the eye allows the object to be seen.
___ 4-PS4-3: I can compare different ways that patterns are used to transfer information.
Module 7: Engineering Design
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 3-5-ETS1-1: I can find a design that needs to be fixed. I can define what a successful design would involve. I can plan the amount of materials, time, or
money that it would take to complete the fix.
___ 3-5-ETS1-2: I can evaluate possible solutions to a problem when presented with more than one solution. I can discuss which solution would work best
and tell you why.
___ 3-5-ETS1-3: I can test a model or prototype so that I can figure out what improvements are needed.

Social Studies:

4 - I Can Standards CCSS Social Studies (2019)
Module 1: Locations
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 4.1: I can compare similarities and differences between the physical geographic features that define regions in California. I can compare similarities
and differences between the human geographic features that define regions in California.
___ 4.1.1: I can define latitude and longitude. I can use latitude and longitude to find absolute locations of places in California and on Earth.
___ 4.1.2: I can locate the following things on a map: the North Pole, the South Pole, the equator, the prime meridian, the tropics, and the hemispheres. I
can use coordinates to plot locations.
___ 4.1.3: I can name the state capital. I can tell you how the characteristics and physical environments of the regions in California affect human activity.
___ 4.1.4: I can identify the locations of the Pacific Ocean, rivers, valleys, and mountain passes in California. I can explain their effects on the growth of
towns.
___ 4.1.5: I can use maps, charts, and pictures to describe how communities in California vary in land use, vegetation, wildlife, climate, population
density, architecture, services, and transportation.
Module 2: Early Colonization and Settlement of California
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 4.2: I can describe the social, political, cultural, and economic life and interactions among people of California from the pre- Columbian societies to
the Spanish mission and Mexican rancho periods.
___ 4.2.1: I can talk about the major nations of California Indians. I can tell you about their relationships with the physical environment. I can tell you
how they lived.
___ 4.2.2: I can talk about the early land and sea routes to California. I can talk about European settlements in California. I can talk about the importance
of mountains, deserts, ocean currents, and wind patterns in the early exploration of California.
___ 4.2.3: I can talk about the Spanish exploration and colonization of California. I can talk about the relationships among soldiers, missionaries, and
Indians.
___ 4.2.4: I can talk about the Spanish missions in California. I can describe how they were mapped. I can tell how geography and economic factors
affected their placement. I can talk about how the mission system expanded the influence of Spain and Catholicism.
___ 4.2.5: I can describe the daily lives of the people who occupied the presidios, missions, ranchos, and pueblos.
___ 4.2.6: I can talk about the role of the Franciscans in changing California from a hunter-gatherer economy to an agricultural economy.
___ 4.2.7: I can describe the effects of the Mexican War for Independence on Alta California, including its effects on the territorial boundaries of North
America.
___ 4.2.8: I can talk about the period of Mexican rule in California.
Module 3: California - Becoming a State

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Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 4.3: I can talk about life in California from the establishment of the Bear Flag Republic through the Mexican-American War, the Gold Rush, and the
granting of statehood.
___ 4.3.1: I can locate early Mexican settlements in California and those of other settlements, including Fort Ross and Sutter's Fort.
___ 4.3.2: I can talk about the different reasons people had for coming to California. I can compare different routes that people traveled to get to
California and the types of transportation that they used.
___ 4.3.3: I can talk about the effects of the Gold Rush on settlements, daily life, politics, and the physical environment of California.
___ 4.3.4: I can talk about the lives of women who helped build early California.
___ 4.3.5: I can talk about how California became a state and how its new government differed from those during the Spanish and Mexican periods.
Module 4: California's Economy and Industry
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 4.4: I can explain how California became an agricultural and industrial power. I can talk about how California has changed from 1850 to present.
___ 4.4.1: I can describe the Pony Express, the Overland Mail Service, and Western Union. I can talk about why they are important. I can talk about the
building of the transcontinental railroad. I can talk about the contributions of Chinese workers to the construction.
___ 4.4.2: I can talk about how the Gold Rush changed California.
___ 4.4.3: I can talk about immigration and migration to California between 1850 and 1900. I can talk about the diverse groups of people that came to
California and the conflicts between them.
___ 4.4.4: I can talk about how quickly some cities and towns grew in California. I can give some reasons why this happened.
___ 4.4.5: I can talk about the effects of the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War II on California.
___ 4.4.6: I can talk about the growth and relocation of new industries in California since the turn of the century
___ 4.4.7: I can trace the evolution of California's water system into a network of dams, aqueducts, and reservoirs.
___ 4.4.8: I can describe the history of California's public education system.
___ 4.4.9: I can talk about the impact some Californians have had on the artistic and cultural development of the nation. I can talk about the rise of the
entertainment industry in California.

5th Grade:

Science:

5 - I Can Standards NGSS Science (2019)
Module 1: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 5-LS1-1: I can talk about how plants get most of what they need to grow from air and water.
Module 2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 5-LS2-1: I can create a model that shows how matter moves among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment.
Module 3: Earth's Place in the Universe
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 5-ESS1-1: I can talk about how the apparent brightness of the sun and stars is a result of their relative distances from Earth.
___ 5-ESS1-2: I can use data to show patterns in daily changes of shadows, day and night, and stars in the night sky.
Module 4: Earth's Systems
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 5-ESS2-1: I can create a model that shows the relationships between the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere.
___ 5-ESS2-2: I can use data to find the amounts of water and fresh water in various reservoirs. I can use what I know about water in reservoirs as
evidence for the distribution of water on Earth.
Module 5: Earth and Human Activity
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 5-ESS3-1: I can talk about ways that communities use science ideas to protect the Earth's resources and environment.
Module 6: Matter and its Interactions

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Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 5-PS1-1: I can create a model that shows that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.
___ 5-PS1-2: I can conduct experiments that show the weight of matter does not change as result of heating, cooling, or mixing substances.
___ 5-PS1-3: I can identify materials based on their properties.
___ 5-PS1-4: I can conduct experiments to find out if mixing two or more substances makes new substances
Module 7: Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 5-PS2-1: I can give evidence that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.
Module 8: Energy
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 5-PS3-1: I can explain that energy in food was once energy from the sun.
Module 9: Engineering Design
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 3-5-ETS1-1: I can find a design that needs to be fixed. I can define what a successful design would involve. I can plan the amount of materials, time, or
money that it would take to complete the fix.
___ 3-5-ETS1-2: I can evaluate possible solutions to a problem when presented with more than one solution. I can discuss which solution would work best
and tell you why.
___ 3-5-ETS1-3: I can test a model or prototype so that I can figure out what improvements are needed.

Social Studies:

5 - I Can Standards CCSS Social Studies (2019)
Module 1: Major Pre-Columbian Settlements
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 5.1: I can describe the major pre-Columbian settlements, including the cliff dwellers and pueblo people, the American Indians, the nomadic nations,
and the wood-land peoples.
___ 5.1.1: I can talk about how geography and climate helped various nations to decide on locations of villages, the kinds of homes that they built, and
how they found food, made clothes, and created tools.
___ 5.1.2: I can describe the customs and traditions of some of the major pre-Columbian settlements.
___ 5.1.3: I can describe how some of the major pre-Columbian settlements set up systems for exchange of goods and services. I can describe the systems
of government in some of the major pre-Columbian settlements.
Module 2: Early Exploration of the Americas
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 5.2: I can talk about the routes of early explorers and the purpose of the explorations in the Americas.
___ 5.2.1: I can talk about the traits of early explorers that made them entrepreneurs. I can describe some of the new technologies that made sea
exploration by latitude and longitude possible.
___ 5.2.2: I can tell you about the goals, difficulties, and accomplishments of the explorers during their journeys. I can talk about the roles of sponsors and
European leaders in the expeditions. I can give some reasons why European leaders wanted to explore and colonize new territories.
___ 5.2.3: I can trace the major routes of the land explorers of the United States. I can trace the major Atlantic trade routes.
___ 5.2.4: I can show which lands were claimed in the Americas by Spain, France, England, Portugal, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Russia.
Module 3: Colonization of the Americas
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 5.3: I can describe good and bad relationships among different American Indian nations. I can describe good and bad relationships between Indian
Nations and the new settlers.
___ 5.3.1: I can talk about the fight for control of territories in North America among the English, French, Spanish, Dutch, and Indian nations.
___ 5.3.2: I can give examples of cooperation between colonists and Indians during the 1600s and 1700s.
___ 5.3.3: I can discuss major conflicts that occurred before the Revolutionary War.
___ 5.3.4: I can talk about the factors that led to the colonists' defeat of the Indian nations. I can give examples of resistance to encroachments and
assimilation by Indian nations.
___ 5.3.5: I can describe some of the conflicts over territory between Indian nations.
___ 5.3.6: I can give examples of achievements that were made by important leaders in the colonies.
Module 4: The Evolution of Society During the Colonial Era

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Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 5.4: I can talk about major political, religious, social, and economic institutions that evolved during the colonial era.
___ 5.4.1: I can give examples of how location influenced the founding of the original 13 colonies. I can show where the 13 colonies were located using a
map. I can use a map to show the locations of American Indian nations that were already living in the areas that were colonized.
___ 5.4.2: I can talk about the groups that founded the various colonies. I can discuss some of the reasons that the groups had for founding the colonies.
___ 5.4.3: I can talk about the role of religion in the founding of the early colonies.
___ 5.4.4: I can describe the First Great Awakening. I can talk about some of the leaders of the movement. I can talk about the shifts in religious ideas,
practices, and allegiances that took place during the time.
___ 5.4.5: I can provide reasons that the British colonial period led to development of self-government and a free-market economy. I can discuss
differences in the British, French, and Spanish colonial systems.
___ 5.4.6: I can describe how slavery was introduced into America. I can give examples of struggles of slave families. I can discuss the struggle between
people that agreed with slavery and people that wanted slavery to end.
___ 5.4.7: I can discuss how early democratic ideas and practices emerged during the colonial period.
Module 5: Events Leading to the American Revolution
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 5.5: I can explain the cause of the American Revolution.
___ 5.5.1: I can discuss how politics, religion, and the economy all contributed to the Revolution.
___ 5.5.2: I can talk about why the first Continental Congress, the second Continental Congress, and the Committee of Correspondence were important.
___ 5.5.3: I can talk about how the Declaration of Independence was drafted. I can tell you about the important people associated with the Declaration of
Independence. I can tell you why the Declaration of Independence is so significant to our country.
___ 5.5.4: I can talk about the views, lives, and impact of important people during the American Revolution.
Module 6: During and After the American Revolution
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 5.6: I can talk about the major events and consequences of the American Revolution.
___ 5.6.1: I can describe major military battles during the Revolutionary War. I can talk about the roles of American and British leaders during the
Revolutionary War. I can discuss Indian alliances during the Revolutionary War.
___ 5.6.2: I can discuss how nations and individuals contributed to the outcome of the Revolutionary War.
___ 5.6.3: I can talk about the role of women during the Revolutionary War.
___ 5.6.4: I can give examples of the hardships that families living in the colonies had to face as result of the Revolutionary War.
___ 5.6.5: I can give examples of how state constitutions that were established after 1776 served as a model for the U.S. Constitution.
___ 5.6.6: I can talk about why the land policies developed by the Continental Congress were important.
___ 5.6.7: I can give examples of how the Declaration of Independence caused some people to look at slavery differently.
Module 7: The Constitution

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Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 5.7: I can describe people that were significant in the development of the U.S. Constitution. I can discuss the importance of the Constitution as the
foundation of the American Republic.
___ 5.7.1: I can give examples of the failings of the Articles of Confederation.
___ 5.7.2: I can talk about the significance of the new Constitution of 1787. I can discuss reasons for the addition of the Bill of Rights.
___ 5.7.3: I can describe the fundamental principles of American constitutional democracy.
___ 5.7.4: I can describe how the Constitution is designed to secure our liberty through the establishment of the three branches of government.
___ 5.7.5: I can talk about the meaning behind calling on citizens to safeguard the liberty of Americans within a unified nation, respecting the rule of law,
and preserving the Constitution.
___ 5.7.6: I can recite songs that express American ideals.
Module 8: America from 1789 to the Mid-1800s
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 5.8: I can discuss patterns of colonization, immigration, and settlement of the American people from 1789 to the mid-1800s.
___ 5.8.1: I can talk about the groups of people that immigrated to the United States from Europe between 1789 and 1850. I can talk about the different
types of transportation that they used to travel to the Ohio Valley, the Mississippi Valleys, and the Cumberland Gap.
___ 5.8.2: I can name the states and territories that existed in 1850. I can tell you where they were located on a map.
___ 5.8.3: I can talk about explorations of the trans-Mississippi West after the Louisiana Purchase.
___ 5.8.4: I can tell you about the lives of settlers on the overland trails to the West.
___ 5.8.5: I can tell you about the migration of Mexican settlers into Mexican territories of the West and Southwest.
___ 5.8.6: I can tell you some similarities between the statehoods of California, Texas, Oregon and other western lands. I can tell you why the Texas War
for Independence was important for the growth of the United States. I can tell you why the Mexican- American War was important for the growth of the
United States.
Module 9: State Capitals
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 5.9: I can locate the fifty states on a map. I can tell you the capitals of the fifty states.

6th Grade:

Science:

6 - I Can Standards NGSS Earth Science (2019)
Module 1: Earth's Place in the Universe
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ MS-ESS1-1: I can use the Earth-sun-moon system to describe lunar phases, eclipses of the sun and moon, and seasons.
___ MS-ESS1-2: I can describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system.
___ MS-ESS1-3: I can use data to compare properties of objects in the solar system.
___ MS.ESS1-4: I can explain how the geologic time scale is used to organize Earth's 4.6-billion-year-old-history.
Module 2: Earth's Systems
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ MS-ESS2-1: I can describe the process of weathering and erosion on Earth's surface.
___ MS-ESS2-2: I can discuss how plate motions and natural disasters have contributed to changes in Earth's surface.
___ MS-ESS2-3: I can use data from fossils and rocks, continental shapes, and seafloor structures to provide evidence of past plate motions.
___ MS-ESS2-4: I can describe the water cycle. I can explain the role of the energy from the sun and the force of gravity in the water cycle.
___ MS-ESS2-5: I can describe how the movement of air masses from region to region cause weather. I can describe how sudden weather can occur when
different air masses collide.
___ MS-ESS2-6: I can use a model to demonstrate how the heating and rotation of Earth contributes to patterns that determine climates in different areas.
I can describe the Coriolis effect
Module 3: Earth and Human Activity
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ MS-ESS3-1: I can discuss the events that have led to uneven distributions of Earth's mineral, energy, and groundwater resources.
___ MS-ESS3-2: I can use information that I have learned about natural disasters in the past to come up with ideas for limiting the potential destruction
that they can cause in the future.
___ MS-ESS3-3: I can describe the impact that humans have on the environment. I can brainstorm ways that humans can limit water usage, land usage,
and pollution. I can determine if these solutions are reasonable.
___ MS-ESS3-4: I can talk about the ways that the increases in human population and use of natural resources impact Earth's systems.
___ MS-ESS3-5: I can discuss the different factors that have caused a rise in global temperatures over the past century.
Module 4: Engineering Design

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Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ MS-ETS1-1: I can develop a successful solution to a design problem using scientific principles. I can compare the pros and cons of my solution in
order to determine if it is reasonable.
___ MS-ETS1-2: I can test my design solutions to determine whether or not they will solve the problem.
___ MS-ETS1-3: I can use the data gathered from tests to determine which design solution will best solve the problem.
___ MS-ETS1-4: Develop a model of the design that can be tested and modified to create a successful prototype.

Social Studies:

6 - I Can Standards CCSS Social Studies (2019)
Module 1: Paleolithic Era to the Agricultural Revolution
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 6.1: I can describe the early physical and cultural development of humankind.
___ 6.1.1: I can describe the hunter-gatherer societies. I can talk about how early tools were created and the use of fire.
___ 6.1.2: I can find the location of the major early human communities of the world. I can describe how early humans adapted to their environments.
___ 6.1.3: I can talk about the factors that led to farming, domesticating animals, and changes in clothing and shelter.
Module 2: Early Civilizations--Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Kush
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 6.2: I can compare different aspects of the early civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Kush.
___ 6.2.1: I can find the locations of the major river systems. I can explain how these river systems contributed to settlements in early civilizations.
___ 6.2.2: I can explain how new agricultural techniques contributed to the emergence of cities.
___ 6.2.3: I can describe the role that religion played in developing social and political order in Mesopotamia and Egypt.
___ 6.2.4: I can tell you why Hammurabi's Code was important.
___ 6.2.5: I can describe the main features of Egyptian art and architecture.
___ 6.2.6: I can describe the role of Egyptian trade in the eastern Mediterranean and Nile Valley.
___ 6.2.7: I can tell you why Queen Hatshepsut and Ramses the Great were important.
___ 6.2.8: I can find the location of the Kush civilization. I can describe the relationship between the Kush and Egyptian civilizations.
___ 6.2.9: I can discuss early languages and how they changed.
Module 3: Ancient Hebrews
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 6.3: I can tell you about Ancient Hebrew society.
___ 6.3.1: I can discuss why the development of Judaism was significant.
___ 6.3.2: I can tell you about the central beliefs of Judaism. I can identify the sources of the ethical teachings of Judaism. I can describe how ideas and
traditions of ancient Hebrews are reflected in the moral and ethical traditions of Western civilization.
___ 6.3.3: I can discuss key figures in the Jewish religion including: Abraham, Moses, Naomi, Ruth, David, and Yohanan ben Zaccai.
___ 6.3.4: I can locate the settlements and movements of the Hebrew people. I can explain why the Hebrew Exodus from Egypt was significant.
___ 6.3.5: I can tell you how Judaism was able to survive as followers of the religion dispersed from Jerusalem and Israel after the destruction of the
second Temple in A.D. 70.

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Module 4: Ancient Greece
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 6.4: I can tell you about the early civilizations of Ancient Greece.
___ 6.4.1: I can discuss the connection between geography and the development of city-state in the region of the Aegean Sea.
___ 6.4.2: I can discuss the transitions to different forms of government in Ancient Greece.
___ 6.4.3: I can tell you about the key differences between direct democracy and representative democracy.
___ 6.4.4: I can explain the significance of Greek mythology to the everyday life of the people in the region. I can tell you about the importance of Greek
literature in our society today.
___ 6.4.5: I can describe the founding and growth of Persian Empire.
___ 6.4.6: I can discuss similarities and differences between Athens and Sparta. I can explain their roles in the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars.
___ 6.4.7: I can describe the rise of Alexander the Great and the spread of Greek culture eastward and into Egypt.
___ 6.4.8: I can tell you about the contributions of important Greek figures in the arts and sciences.
Module 5: Ancient India
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 6.5: I can tell you about the early civilizations of India.
___ 6.5.1: I can find the locations of the major river systems. I can explain how these river systems contributed to settlements in early civilizations of India.
___ 6.5.2: I can discuss the significance of the Aryan invasions.
___ 6.5.3: I can explain the major beliefs and practices in Brahmanism. I can tell you how the evolved into early Hinduism.
___ 6.5.4: I can describe the caste system.
___ 6.5.5: I can tell you about the life and moral teachings of Buddha. I can describe the spread of Buddhism.
___ 6.5.6: I can describe the growth of the Maurya empire. I can describe the achievements of emperor Asoka.
___ 6.5.7: I can discuss the major contributions of the early civilizations of India.
Module 6: Ancient China
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 6.6: I can tell you about the early civilizations of China.
___ 6.6.1: I can locate and describe the origins of Chinese civilization in the Huang-He Valley during the Shang Dynasty.
___ 6.6.2: I can tell you how the geographic features of China isolated regions from each other and from the rest of the world.
___ 6.6.3: I can tell you about the life and moral teachings of Confucius. I can discuss key ideas in Confucianism and Taoism.
___ 6.6.4: I can tell you about the problems that Confucius wanted to solve.
___ 6.6.5: I can tell you about the achievements of the emperor Shi Huangdi of the Qin Dynasty.
___ 6.6.6: I can discuss the contributions of the Han Dynasty.
___ 6.6.7: I can tell you why the "silk roads" were significant during the Han Dynasty and Roman Empire.
___ 6.6.8: I can describe the diffusion of Buddhism during the Han Dynasty.
Module 7: Ancient Rome

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Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 6.7: I can tell you about the development of Rome.
___ 6.7.1: I can discuss the rise of the Roman Republic. I can find the location of the Roman Republic. I can discuss key figures in the rise of the Roman
Republic.
___ 6.7.2: I can describe the government of the Roman Republic.
___ 6.7.3: I can discuss the key reasons for the growth of Roman territories and expansion of the empire.
___ 6.7.4: I can tell you how Julius Caesar and Augustus influenced Rome's transition from republic to empire.
___ 6.7.5: I can tell you about the struggles of the Jewish people around the Mediterranean region.
___ 6.7.6: I can discuss origins of Christianity. I can talk about the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth and the contributions of St. Paul the Apostle.
___ 6.7.7: I can discuss the spread of Christianity in Europe and other Roman territories.
___ 6.7.8: I can discuss the contributions of Roman society.

7th Grade:

Science:

7 - I Can Standards NGSS Life Science (2019)
Module 1: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ MS-LS1-1: I can provide evidence that living things are made of cells. I can show that some things are made of one cell while others are made of many
different numbers and types of cells.
___ MS-LS1-2: I can construct a model of a cell that shows how all of the parts work together to help the cell function.
___ MS-LS1-3: I can describe the body as a system. I can explain the subsystems that work together so that the body can function. I can discuss the
relationships between cells, tissues, and organs.
___ MS-LS1-4: I can explain how some animal behaviors help them to successfully reproduce. I can explain how some plant structures allow plants to
successfully reproduce. I can back up my explanations with facts.
___ MS-LS1-5: I can explain how environmental factors affect the growth of organisms. I can explain how genetic factor affect the growth of organisms. I
can back up my explanations with facts.
___ MS-LS1-6: I can explain how photosynthesis is involved in the movement of matter. I can talk about how energy moves into and out of living things.
___ MS-LS1-7: I can make a model to show how the molecules in food get rearranged during chemical reactions. I know that energy is released when this
happens.
___ MS-LS1-8: I can demonstrate how our senses answer to stimuli by sending messages to the brain causing quick reactions or storage as memories.
Module 2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ MS-LS2-1: I can look closely at data. I can give evidence that shows how available resources affect organisms in an ecosystem.
___ MS-LS2-2: I can predict how organisms will interact with each other.
___ MS-LS2-3: I can create a model that shows the way energy flows in living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem.
___ MS-LS2-4: I can look closely at evidence. I can use this evidence to discuss the ways that different types of changes affect populations in an ecosystem.
___ MS-LS2-5: I can talk about different solutions that could be used to maintain biodiversity and preserve ecosystems.
Module 3: Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ MS-LS3-1: I can create a model to show how genetic mutations on chromosomes can affect an organism's proteins. I can explain that these changes
may be helpful, harmful, or have no effect on the organism.
___ MS-LS3-2: I can create models (Punnett squares, diagrams, etc.) to explain why asexual reproduction results in offspring with identical genetic
information. I can explain why sexual reproduction results in offspring with genetic variation. I can support my explanations with models.
Module 4: Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity

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Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ MS-LS4-1: I can look closely at patterns in fossil records. I know that these records show the existence, diversity, extinction, and changes in life forms
throughout history.
___ MS-LS4-2: I can make inferences about evolutionary relationships by comparing modern organisms to fossil organisms.
___ MS-LS4-3: I can look closely at and compare pictures that show the early growth of different organisms. I can use this information to identify
relationships across multiple species.
___ MS-LS4-4: I can tell you how and why some traits help an individual survive and reproduce.
___ MS-LS4-5: I can talk about the ways that technology has made it possible to increase desired traits in organisms.
___ MS-LS4-6: I can use math to help explain how natural selection can lead to more or less of specific traits over time.
Module 5: Engineering Design
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ MS-ETS1-1: I can develop a successful solution to a design problem using scientific principles. I can compare the pros and cons of my solution in
order to determine if it is reasonable.
___ MS-ETS1-2: I can test my design solutions to determine whether or not they will solve the problem.
___ MS-ETS1-3: I can use the data gathered from tests to determine which design solution will best solve the problem.
___ MS-ETS1-4: Develop a model of the design that can be tested and modified to create a successful prototype.

 

Social Studies:

7 - I Can Standards CCSS Social Studies (2019)
Module 1: Roman Empire
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 7.1: I can tell you about the causes and effects of the spread and fall of the Roman Empire.
___ 7.1.1: I can discuss the strengths/contributions (citizenship, rights, art, architecture, engineering, philosophy, Christianity) and weaknesses
(autonomous military powers, corruption, slavery, lack of education, distribution of news) of the Roman Empire.
___ 7.1.2: I can talk about the geography of the Roman Empire, including its borders. I can explain the reasons its territory was threatened.
___ 7.1.3: I can discuss Constantine, Constantinople, and the development of the Byzantine Empire. I can talk about the Eastern Orthodox and Roman
Catholic civilizations, including their views on church-state relations.
Module 2: Islam in the Middle Ages
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 7.2: I can look closely at the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of Islam during the Middle Ages.
___ 7.2.1: I can find and discuss the physical features and climate of the Arabian peninsula, including land and bodies of water. I can discuss nomadic and
sedentary ways of life.
___ 7.2.2: I can describe how Islam began. I can tell you about Muhammad and Islamic teachings. I can describe how Islam is connected to Judaism and
Christianity.
___ 7.2.3: I can tell you that the Qur'an and the Sunnah contain the main beliefs and practices for Muslim people.
___ 7.2.4: I can explain that Muslim rule expanded through treaties and military conquests. I can tell you how Islam and the Arabic language were spread
and accepted.
___ 7.2.5: I can describe how cities and trade routes grew to Asia, Africa, and Europe. I can talk about the types of goods that were traded at this time and
what Arab merchants did.
___ 7.2.6: I can tell you how Muslim scholars interacted with scholars of Eurasia and Africa. I can talk about the contributions that Muslim scholars made
in science, geography, math, philosophy, medicine, art, and literature.
Module 3: China in the Middle Ages
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 7.3: I can look closely at the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of China during the Middle Ages.
___ 7.3.1: I can explain how China reunified under the Tang Dynasty. I can tell you why Buddhism spread in Tang China, Korea, and Japan.
___ 7.3.2: I can tell you about the agricultural, technological, and commercial developments during the Tang and Sung periods.
___ 7.3.3: I can discuss how Confucianism influenced and changed during the Sung and Mongol periods.
___ 7.3.4: I can tell you why trade between China and other civilizations was important during the Mongol Ascendancy and the Ming Dynasty.
___ 7.3.5: I can tell you why tea, paper, woodblock printing, the compass, and gunpowder were influential.

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___ 7.3.6: I can tell you how the imperial state and the scholar-official class developed.
Module 4: Ghana and Mali in Medieval Africa
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 7.4: I can look closely at the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of Ghana and Mali in Medieval Africa.
___ 7.4.1: I can talk about the Niger River. I know how the different vegetation zones (forest, savannah, desert) influenced the trade of gold, salt, food, and
slaves. I can talk about the growth of the Ghana and Mali empires.
___ 7.4.2: I can discuss the importance of family, specialized jobs, and local commerce in the growth of West African states and cities.
___ 7.4.3: I can describe the trans-Saharan caravan trade and how it changed West Africa. I can describe the influence of Islam on West Africa.
___ 7.4.4: I can describe how the Arabic language grew in government, trade, and Islamic scholarship in West Africa.
___ 7.4.5: I can explain the importance of how written and oral traditions are shared in African culture.
Module 5: Medieval Japan
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 7.5: I can look closely at the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of Medieval Japan.
___ 7.5.1: I can explain how Japanese society was influenced by Korea and China.
___ 7.5.2: I can talk about what life was like for Japanese society and families when Prince Shotoku ruled Japan.
___ 7.5.3: I can discuss the lord-vassal system (shogun, daimyo, samurai) and why this warrior code lasted into the twentieth century.
___ 7.5.4: I can discuss how certain forms of Japanese Buddhism developed.
___ 7.5.5: I can discuss the golden age of literature, art, and drama that happened during the 9th and 10th centuries. I can tell you how this age influenced
today's culture, including Murasaki Shikibu's Tale of Genji.
___ 7.5.6: I can describe how military society rose in the 12th century. I can describe what role the samurai played in military society.
Module 6: Medieval Europe
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 7.6: I can look closely at the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of Medieval Europe.
___ 7.6.1: I can learn about European geography, including its location, topography, waterways, vegetation, climate, etc.
___ 7.6.2: I can explain how Christianity spread north of the Alps, and the role that the church and monasteries played after the Roman Empire fell.
___ 7.6.3: I can tell you about feudalism. I know how feudalism was influenced by the geography of medieval Europe. I know how feudalism affected the
economy and politics of medieval Europe.
___ 7.6.4: I can tell you about the relationships between popes and European rulers, such as Charlemagne, Gregory VII, and Emperor Henry IV.
___ 7.6.5: I can talk about the growth of medieval English legal and constitutional practices. I know about the Magna Carta, parliament, habeas corpus,
and an independent judiciary in England. I can discuss how modern democracy came about.
___ 7.6.6: I can discuss the Crusades and how they affected different religious groups (Christians, Muslims, Jews) in Europe.
___ 7.6.7: I can show you how the bubonic plague spread using a map. I can talk about how this changed the world's population.
___ 7.6.8: I can tell you why the Catholic church was so important. I can describe some of the contributions of the Catholic church (creation of
universities, roles of the clergy, creation of religious orders, keeping the Latin language and religious texts alive, the idea of "natural law," and the
combination of St. Thomas Aquinas's philosophy mixed with Christian beliefs).
___ 7.6.9: I can explain that the Reconquista happened when Muslim rule diminished in the Iberian Peninsula. I know that the Spanish and Portuguese
kingdoms grew in power during this time.
Module 7: Meso-American and Andean Civilizations

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Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 7.7: I can look closely at the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the Meso-American and Andean civilizations.
___ 7.7.1: I can learn about the ways the geography and climates of Mexico, Central America, and South America affected the Mayan, Aztec, and Incan
civilizations.
___ 7.7.2: I can tell you about family life, warfare, religion, slavery, and the class system in each society.
___ 7.7.3: I can talk about how and where each empire arose. I know how the Spanish defeated both the Aztec and Incan empires.
___ 7.7.4: I can describe the art, architecture, and oral traditions in the Mayan, Aztec, and Incan civilizations.
___ 7.7.5: I can tell you about the accomplishments of the Meso-American civilizations in the areas of astronomy and math, including the creation of the
calendar and using knowledge of the seasons to help grow crops.
Module 8: The Renaissance
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 7.8: I can discuss how the Renaissance started, what was accomplished during this time, and how the Renaissance spread.
___ 7.8.1: I can talk about how classical learning and the arts became popular. I can tell you that this made people interested in finding balance between
intellect and faith.
___ 7.8.2: I can tell you why the city of Florence was so important during the beginning of the Renaissance. I can discuss how trading cities like Venice
helped to spread ideas of the Renaissance.
___ 7.8.3: I can talk about the "Silk Road" reopening between Europe and China. I can tell you about Marco Polo and his travels.
___ 7.8.4: I can talk about the new ways information was spread during the Renaissance, such as through paper production, translation of the Bible, and
printing.
___ 7.8.5: I can talk in depth about advances made during the Renaissance in literature, art, science, math, map-making, engineering, human anatomy,
and astronomy. I can discuss several important people during the Renaissance such as Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Gutenberg, Shakespeare, etc.
Module 9: The Reformation
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 7.9: I can look closely at what happened during the Reformation.
___ 7.9.1: I can talk about why the Catholic church became weaker during the Reformation.
___ 7.9.2: I can describe the ideas of key people during the Reformation (Desiderius Erasmus, Martin Luther, John Calvin, William Tyndale).
___ 7.9.3: I can talk about how Protestant people practiced their religion. I can explain how their self-governing churches affected the growth of
democratic practices and federalist ideas.
___ 7.9.4: I can point out the European areas that stayed Catholic and those that became Protestant. I can talk about how this separation affected the way
religion spread in the New World.
___ 7.9.5: I can discuss the Counter-Reformation, how it boosted the Catholic church, and the factors that made the Counter-Reformation possible (the
Council of Trent, St. Ignatius of Loyola and the Jesuits).
___ 7.9.6: I can tell you about missionaries and how they spread Christianity from Europe to other parts of the world. I can find missions on a world map.
___ 7.9.7: I can tell you about the Golden Age of cooperation between Jews and Muslims. I can tell you why the Golden Age stopped when certain people
and groups were mistreated.
Module 10: The Scientific Revolution

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Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 7.10: I can look closely at what happened during the Scientific Revolution and the long-term effects it had.
___ 7.10.1: I can talk about why the Scientific Revolution began.
___ 7.10.2: I can explain why new scientific theories (from Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton) and new inventions (telescope, microscope, thermometer,
barometer) were so important.
___ 7.10.3: I can talk about how Bacon and Descartes used the scientific method. I can tell you how using logic led to more democratic ideas. I can discuss
the ways scientific and religious beliefs were able to exist at the same time.
Module 11: Changes in the 16th, 17th, and 18th Centuries
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 7.11: I can discuss the political and economic changes that happened during the Age of Exploration, the Enlightenment, and the Age of Reason.
___ 7.11.1: I can tell you about discovery voyages, locate the routes that were taken by voyagers, and discuss mapmaking.
___ 7.11.2: I can tell you about the goods and ideas that were traded among Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas during the 15th and 16th centuries. I
can talk about the impact of these exchanges on each continent.
___ 7.11.3: I can discuss how modern-day capitalism first began. I can tell you about different influences such as mercantilism, the cottage industry, the
market economy in 17th-century Europe, international trading/marketing patterns, explorers, and map makers.
___ 7.11.4: I can talk about where the ideas of the Enlightenment came from, including the Renaissance, the Reformation, the Scientific Revolution, the
Greeks, the Romans, and Christianity.
___ 7.11.5: I can tell you about important people such as John Locke, Charles-Louis Montesquieu, and American Founders. I know how these people
influenced democratic thought.
___ 7.11.6: I can explain how the ideas in the Magna Carta were later used in other important documents, like the English Bill of Rights and the American
Declaration of Independence.

8th Grade:

Science:

8 - I Can Standards NGSS Physical Science (2019)
Module 1: Matter and its Interactions
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ MS-PS1-1: I can make models to show how atoms are arranged in simple molecules (like ammonia), as well as extended structures (like sodium
chloride).
___ MS-PS1-2: I can tell you if a chemical reaction has occurred by looking closely at data on the properties of substances before and after they interact
with each other.
___ MS-PS1-3: I can gather and understand information to explain that synthetic materials are actually made from natural resources.
___ MS-PS1-4: I can make a model that predicts and describes how a pure substance changes when thermal energy is added or taken away.
___ MS-PS1-5: I can make and use a model to show that the total number of atoms does not change during a chemical reaction. I know that mass is
conserved during a chemical reaction.
___ MS-PS1-6: I can build, test, and modify a device that either releases or absorbs thermal energy by chemical processes.
Module 2: Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ MS-PS2-1: I can apply Newton's Third Law to make a solution to a problem involving the motion of two colliding objects.
___ MS-PS2-2: I can plan an investigation to prove that the change in an object's motion depends on the total forces on the object, and the mass of the
object.
___ MS-PS2-3: I can ask questions about data to figure out what affects the strength of electric and magnetic forces.
___ MS-PS2-4: I can tell you what I know about gravitational interactions. I know that they depend on the masses of interacting objects.
___ MS-PS2-5: I can carry out and evaluate an investigation to show that fields exist between objects that exert forces on each other even though the
objects do not touch.
Module 3: Energy
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ MS-PS3-1: I can make and interpret graphs to show the relationship of kinetic energy to the mass of an object, and the relationship of kinetic energy to
the speed of an object.
___ MS-PS3-2: I can make a model to demonstrate that when the arrangement of objects interacting at a distance changes, different amounts of potential
energy are stored in the system.
___ MS-PS3-3: I can design, construct, and test a device that will either minimize or maximize thermal energy transfer.
___ MS-PS3-4: I can conduct experiments to find out more about the relationships among energy transfer, matter, mass, and kinetic energy of the particles
as measured by the temperature of the sample.
___ MS-PS3-5: I can develop and present arguments to demonstrate that when the kinetic energy of an object changes, energy is transferred to or from the
object.

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Module 4: Waves and Their Technologies for Information Transfer
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ MS-PS4-1: I can talk about what models for waves would look like. I can describe how the amplitude of a wave is related to the energy in that wave.
___ MS-PS4-2: I can make a model to show that waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through different materials.
___ MS-PS4-3: I can use scientific and technical information to prove that digitized signals are a more reliable way to encode and communicate
information than analog signals.
Module 5: Engineering Design
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ MS-ETS1-1: I can develop a successful solution to a design problem using scientific principles. I can compare the pros and cons of my solution in
order to determine if it is reasonable.
___ MS-ETS1-2: I can test my design solutions to determine whether or not they will solve the problem.
___ MS-ETS1-3: I can use the data gathered from tests to determine which design solution will best solve the problem.
___ MS-ETS1-4 Develop a model of the design that can be tested and modified to create a successful prototype.

Social Studies:

8 - I Can Standards CCSS Social Studies (2019)
Module 1: The Founding of the Nation and Events that led to America's Constitutional Democracy
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 8.1: I can talk to you about the things that happened before the founding of the nation. I can talk about how these events led to America's constitutional
democracy.
___ 8.1.1: I can describe the moral and political ideas that came about during the Great Awakening, as well as the revolutionary excitement of this time.
___ 8.1.2: I can look closely at the idea of government as expressed in the Declaration of Independence. I can explain that the government secures
individual rights that cannot be taken away.
___ 8.1.3: I can tell you how the American Revolution affected other countries, especially France.
___ 8.1.4: I can talk about America being a blend of different ideas, including civic republicanism, classical liberal principles, and English parliamentary
traditions.
Module 2: Political Principles underlying the U.S. Constitution
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 8.2: I can look closely at the political principles underlying the U.S. Constitution and compare the enumerated (listed) powers to the implied powers of
the federal government.
___ 8.2.1: I can tell you why the Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights, and the Mayflower Compact were important.
___ 8.2.2: I can look closely at the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution to see how successfully each one implemented the ideals in the
Declaration of Independence.
___ 8.2.3: I can tell you about the major debates that happened when the Constitution was written. I can tell you that these debates resulted in shared
powers among institutions, divided state-federal power, slavery, the rights of individuals and states, and the status of American Indian nations.
___ 8.2.4: I can tell you about the political ideas laid out in the Constitution as stated in the Federalist Papers (by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton,
and John Jay). I can tell you why leaders like Madison, George Washington, Roger Sherman, Gouverneur Morris, and James Wilson were important in the
writing and approving of the Constitution.
___ 8.2.5: I can understand why Jefferson's Statute for Religious Freedom was an important part of the First Amendment. I know that the founding fathers
felt differently about the separation of church and state.
___ 8.2.6: I can explain the powers of government described in the Constitution, and the fundamental liberties guaranteed by the Bill of Rights.
___ 8.2.7: I can explain the following: federalism, dual sovereignty, separation of powers, checks and balances, majority rule, and how the idea of
constitutionalism preserves individual rights.
Module 3: Foundation of the American Political System and Citizen Participation

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Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 8.3: I can understand the foundation of the American political system and the ways in which citizens participate in it.
___ 8.3.1: I can look closely at the state constitutions that came about between 1777 and 1781. I know that these constitutions influenced American
political institutions and ideas.
___ 8.3.2: I can understand that the rulings of 1785 and 1787 made national resources private, and transferred federal land into private holdings,
townships, and states.
___ 8.3.3: I can explain the advantages of a common market among the states. I know how the Constitution protected interstate business, common
currency, and full-faith and credit.
___ 8.3.4: I can explain that the conflicts between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton led to the formation of two political parties. I can describe
their differing viewpoints about topics such as foreign policy, Alien and Sedition Acts, National Bank, etc.
___ 8.3.5: I can tell you about resistance movements (like Shays' Rebellion and the Whiskey Rebellion) and how the government responded to these
movements.
___ 8.3.6: I can describe the basic law-making process. I can tell you how the Constitution gives many opportunities for citizens to participate in and
influence their government.
___ 8.3.7: I can understand the functions and responsibilities of a free press.
Module 4: Aspirations and Ideals of the People of the New Nation
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 8.4: I can look closely at the aspirations and ideals of the people of the new nation.
___ 8.4.1: I can talk about the country's physical geography, political divisions, and territorial expansion during the terms of the first four presidents.
___ 8.4.2: I can explain why certain speeches were so significant (Washington's Farewell Address, Jefferson's 1801 Inaugural Address, John Q. Adams's
Fourth of July 1821 Address).
___ 8.4.3: I can analyze the rise of capitalism. I know about the economic problems and conflicts that came along with the rise in capitalism.
___ 8.4.4: I can tell you about daily life in early America, including the art, music, and literature.
Module 5: U.S. Foreign Policy in the Early Republic
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 8.5: I can look closely at U.S. foreign policy in the early Republic.
___ 8.5.1: I can discuss the political and economic causes and consequences of the War of 1812. I know the key battles, leaders, and events that led to
peace.
___ 8.5.2: I can discuss the way the boundaries of the United States changed. I can tell you about the relationship the U.S. had with Mexico, Canada, and
Europe, and how these relationships influenced westward expansion and the Mexican-American War. I can talk about the influence of the Monroe
Doctrine.
___ 8.5.3: I can discuss the treaties that occurred with American Indian nations during the time of the first four presidents, as well as the outcomes of those
treaties.
Module 6: Different Paths and Challenges of the American People from 1800 to the mid-1800's and the Northeast

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Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 8.6: I can look closely at the different paths and challenges of the American people from 1800 to the mid-1800s. I can tell you about the Northeast.
___ 8.6.1: I can talk about the ways that industrialization and technology developed in the Northeast. I can explain how humans changed the land and how
the physical geography shaped their actions.
___ 8.6.2: I can tell you about the physical obstacles, economic factors, and political factors that were involved with building roads, canals, and railroads.
___ 8.6.3: I can tell you why people immigrated from Northern Europe to the United States. I can explain how cities were arranged and how they grew.
___ 8.6.4: I can talk about black Americans who became free in the North and founded schools/churches to advance their rights.
___ 8.6.5: I can talk about the progression of the American education system, including the roles of religious and private schools. I can talk about Horace
Mann's campaign for free public education, and the way public education became a part of American culture.
___ 8.6.6: I can look closely at the women's suffrage movement, including biographies, writings, and speeches.
___ 8.6.7: I can identify common themes in American art, transcendentalism, and individualism.
Module 7: Different Paths and Challenges of the American People from 1800 to the mid-1800's and the South
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 8.7: I can look closely at the different paths and challenges of the American people from 1800 to the mid-1800s. I can tell you about the South. 8.7.1: I
can describe the way the agrarian economy in the South developed. I can point out the cotton-producing states and tell you why cotton and the cotton gin
were so important.
___ 8.7.2: I can explain how slavery started and developed. I can tell you how slavery affected black Americans, as well as how it affected the region's
political, social, religious, economic, and cultural development of the time. I can talk about strategies that were tried to both keep and overturn slavery.
___ 8.7.3: I can look closely at white Southern society. I can tell you how the physical environment influenced events and conditions before the Civil War.
___ 8.7.4: I can compare the lives of and opportunities for free blacks in the North with those of free blacks in the South.
Module 8: Different Paths and Challenges of the American People from 1800 to the mid-1800's and the West
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 8.8: I can look closely at the different paths and challenges of the American people from 1800 to the mid-1800s. I can tell you about the West.
___ 8.8.1: I can tell you about the election of Andrew Jackson, Jacksonian democracy, and Jackson's actions as president.
___ 8.8.2: I can discuss westward expansion, including its purpose, challenges, and economic incentives. I can tell you about Manifest Destiny, Lewis and
Clark's expedition, the removal of Indians, the Trail of Tears, settlement of the Great Plains, and the acquisition of land.
___ 8.8.3: I can tell you about pioneer women and their accomplishments, including what specific pioneer women (Laura Ingalls Wilder, Annie Bidwell,
etc.) achieved.
___ 8.8.4: I can look closely at the importance of the great rivers and the struggle over water rights.
___ 8.8.5: I can talk about Mexican settlements and their locations, cultural traditions, attitudes towards slavery, the land- grant system, and economies.
___ 8.8.6: I can tell you about the Texas War for Independence and the Mexican-American War. I can discuss land settlements, what happened after the
wars, and the effects the wars had on Americans, including Mexican Americans.
Module 9: Early Attempts to Abolish Slavery and to live up to the ideals stated in the Declaration of Independence

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Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 8.9: I can look closely at early attempts to abolish slavery and to live up to the ideals stated in the Declaration of Independence.
___ 8.9.1: I can tell you about the leaders who worked as abolitionists, including John Quincy Adams, John Brown, Harriet Tubman, Benjamin Franklin,
Theodore Weld, William Lloyd Garrison, and Frederick Douglass.
___ 8.9.2: I can talk about the abolition of slavery in early state constitutions.
___ 8.9.3: I can tell you how the Northwest Ordinance was important in education, and in the banning of slavery in new states north of the Ohio River.
___ 8.9.4: I can talk about how slavery was addressed by the annexation of Texas and California's admission to the union as a free state under the
Compromise of 1850.
___ 8.9.5: I can tell you why the following were important: the States' Rights Doctrine, the Missouri Compromise, the Wilmot Proviso, the Compromise of
1850, Henry Clay, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the Dred Scott v. Sandford decision, and the Lincoln-Douglas debates.
___ 8.9.6 I can discuss the lives of free blacks. I can tell you the laws that limited their freedom and economic opportunities.
Module 10: Causes, Events, and Consequences of the Civil War
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 8.10: I can look closely at the causes, events, and consequences of the Civil War.
___ 8.10.1: I can compare different interpretations of state and federal authority that were spoken and written about by statesmen like Daniel Webster and
John C. Calhoun.
___ 8.10.2: I can point out the boundaries between the North and the South. I can tell you about their geographical differences, and the differences
between agrarians and industrialists.
___ 8.10.3: I can point out the origins and constitutional issues raised by the doctrine of nullification and secession.
___ 8.10.4: I can talk about Abraham Lincoln's presidency. I can tell you about his important writings/speeches like the "House Divided" speech, the
Gettysburg Address, the Emancipation Proclamation, and his inaugural addresses, including how each of these related to the Declaration of
Independence.
___ 8.10.5: I can tell you about the lives of leaders and soldiers on both sides of the Civil War (Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, black
soldiers, etc.).
___ 8.10.6: I can describe key events in the Civil War (important battles, geographical advantages and obstacles, technological advances, General Lee's
surrender at Appomattox).
___ 8.10.7: I can explain how the war affected soldiers, civilians, the environment, and future warfare.
Module 11: Character and Consequences of Reconstruction
Objective
Show mastery of the standards.
Assignment
___ 8.11: I can look closely at the character and consequences of Reconstruction.
___ 8.11.1: I can discuss the goals of Reconstruction and how it affected the politics and social structures of different regions.
___ 8.11.2: I can tell you why former slaves moved to cities in the North and West and how their experiences differed in those regions.
___ 8.11.3: I can tell you about the effects of the Freedman's Bureau. I can talk about restrictions placed on freedmen, racial segregation, and "Jim Crow"
laws.
___ 8.11.4: I can talk about the rise of the Ku Klux Klan and its effects.
___ 8.11.5: I can understand the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution and show their connection to Reconstruction.
Module 12: The Industrial Revolution and how it changed the American Economy, Social Conditions, and Political Conditions