Next Generation
Sunshine State Standards

Numerous social studies, language arts, and arts standards for grades 6–8 and 9–12 can be met when teachers involve their students in the Florida History Fair. Because this year's theme, "Leadership and Legacy in History," is broad, topics relating to all time periods and geographic regions are conceivable. At the end of the list are standards that specifically relate to the theme.

Middle School Correlations

Social Studies
SS.6.W.1.1 use timelines to identify chronological order of historical events.
SS.6.W.1.3 Interpret primary and secondary sources.
SS.6.W.1.4 Describe the methods of historical inquiry and how history relates to the other social sciences.
SS.6.W.1.6 Describe how history transmits culture and heritage and provides models of human character
SS.8.A.1.1 Provide supporting details for an answer from text, interview for oral history, check validity of information from research/text, and identify strong vs. weak arguments.
SS.8.A.1.2 Analyze charts, graphs, maps, photographs, and timelines; analyze political cartoons; determine cause and effect.
SS.8.A.1.3 Analyze current events relevant to American History topics through a variety of electronic and print media resources.
SS.8.A.1.4 Differentiate fact from opinion, utilize appropriate historical research and fiction/nonfiction support materials
SS.8.A.1.5 Identify, within both primary and secondary sources, the author, audience, format, and purpose of significant historical documents.
SS.8.A.1.6 Compare interpretations of key events and issues throughout American History.
SS.8.A.1.7 View historic events through the eyes of those who were there as shown in their art, writings, music, and artifacts.
SS.8.G.6.2 Illustrate places and events in U.S. history through the use of narratives and graphic representations.
Language Arts

The student will

LA.8.2.2.4, LA.7.2.2.4, LA.6.2.2.4 identify and analyze the characteristics of a variety of types of text (e.g., reference works, reports, technical manuals, newspapers, magazines, biographies, periodicals, procedures, instructions, practical/functional texts).
LA.6.3.3.2 revise by creating clarity and logic by rearranging words, sentences, and paragraphs, adding transitional words, incorporating sources directly and indirectly into writing, using generalizations where appropriate, and connecting conclusion to ending (e.g., use of the circular ending).
LA.8.4.2.3, LA.7.4.2.3, LA.6.4.2.3 write specialized informational expository essays (e.g., process, description, explanation, comparison/contrast, problem/solution) that include a thesis statement, supporting details, an organizational structure particular to its type, and introductory, body, and concluding paragraphs.
LA.8.6.2.2, LA.7.6.2.2 assess, organize, synthesize, and evaluate the validity and reliability of information in text, using a variety of techniques by examining several sources of information, including both primary and secondary sources.
LA.8.6.2.4, LA.7.6.2.4, LA.6.6.2.4 understand the importance of legal and ethical practices, including laws regarding libel slander, copyright, and plagiarism in the use of mass media and digital sources, know the associated consequences.
LA.8.6.4.2, LA.7.6.4.2, LA.6.6.4.2 evaluate and apply digital tools (e.g., word processing, multimedia authoring, web tools, graphic organizers) to publications and presentations.
Arts
VA.B.1.3.1 Knows how different subjects, themes, and symbols (through context, value, and aesthetics) convey intended meanings for ideas in works of art.
VA.E.1.3.1 Understands how knowledge, skills, and attitudes gained from the visual arts can enhance and deepen understanding of life.
TH.A.1.3.1 Develops characters, relationships, and environments from written sources (e.g., plays, stories, poems, and history).
TH.A.3.3.1 Selects and creates elements of scenery, properties, lighting, costumes, make-up, and sound to signify a character and setting.
TH.D.1.3.1 Understands a character in a play through exploration of internal characterization (e.g., emotions and motivations) and external characterization (e.g., background, posture, mannerisms, and dress).

High School Correlations

Social Studies
SS.912.A.1.1 Describe the importance of historiography, which includes how historical knowledge is obtained and transmitted, when interpreting events in history.
SS.912.A.1.2 Utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources to identify author, historical significance, audience, and authenticity to understand a historical period.
SS.912.A.1.3 Utilize timelines to identify the time sequence of historical data.
SS.912.A.1.4 Analyze how images, symbols, objects, cartoons, graphs, charts, maps, and artwork may be used to interpret the significance of time periods and events from the past
SS.912.A.1.5 Evaluate the validity, reliability, bias, and authenticity of current events and Internet resources.
SS.912.A.1.6 Use case studies to explore social, political, legal, and economic relationships in history.
SS.912.A.1.7 Describe various socio-cultural aspects of American life including arts, artifacts, literature, education, and publications.
SS.912.W.1.1 Use timelines to establish cause and effect relationships of historical events
SS.912.W.1.3 Interpret and evaluate primary and secondary sources.
SS.912.W.1.4 Explain how historians use historical inquiry and other sciences to understand the past.
SS.912.W.1.5 Compare conflicting interpretations or schools of thought about world events and individual contributions to history (historiography)
SS.912.W.1.6 Evaluate the role of history in shaping identity and character.
SS.912.H.1.2 Describe how historical events, social context, and culture impact forms, techniques, and purposes of works in the arts, including the relationship between a government and its citizens.
Language Arts

The student will

LA.910.2.2.4, LA.1112.1.1.4 identify and analyze the characteristics of a variety of text (e.g., reference works, reports, technical manuals, newspapers, magazines, biographies, periodicals, procedures, instructions, practical/functional texts).
LA.910.3.3.2, LA.1112.3.3.2 revise by creating clarity and logic by maintaining central theme, idea, or unifying point and developing relationships among ideas.
LA.910.4.2.2, LA.1112.4.2.2 record information and ideas from primary and/or secondary sources accurately and coherently, noting the validity and reliability of these sources and attributing sources of information.
LA.910.4.2.3, LA.1112.4.2.3 write informational/expository essays that speculate on the causes and effects of a situation, establish the connection between the postulated causes or effects, offer evidence supporting the validity of the proposed causes or effects, and include introductory, body, and concluding paragraphs.
LA.910.6.2.2, LA.1112.6.2.2 organize, synthesize, analyze, and evaluate the validity and reliability of information from multiple sources (including primary and secondary sources) to draw conclusions using a variety of techniques, and correctly use standardized citations.
LA.910.6.2.4, LA.1112.6.2.4 understand the importance of legal and ethical practices, including laws regarding libel, slander, copyright, and plagiarism in the use of mass media and digital sources, know the associated consequences, and comply with the law.
LA.910.6.3.2, LA.1112.6.3.2 ethically use mass media and digital technology in assignments and presentations, citing sources according to standardized citation styles.
Arts
VA.A.1.4.1 Uses two- and three-dimensional media, techniques, tools, and processes to communicate an idea or concept based on research, environment, personal experience, observation, and imagination.
VA.B.1.4.2 Understands that works of art can communicate an idea and elicit a variety of responses through the use of selected media, techniques, and processes.
VA.E.1.3.1 Understands how knowledge, skills, and attitudes gained from the visual arts can enhance and deepen understanding of life.
TH.A.1.4.1 Uses classical, contemporary, and vocal acting techniques and methods to portray the physical, emotional, and social dimensions of characters from various genres and media.
TH.A.2.4.1 Uses unified production concepts and techniques for various media.
TH.A.3.4.1 Uses scientific and technological advances to develop visual and aural staging elements that complement the interpretation of a text.
TH.A.3.4.3 Designs, implements, and integrates all sound effects into the production concept.
The following are examples of social studies standards that relate to this year's theme, "Leadership and Legacy in History."

Middle School

SS.6.C.1.1

Identify democratic concepts developed in ancient Greece that served as a foundation for American constitutional democracy.

SS.6.C.1.2

Identify how the government of the Roman Republic contributed to the development of democratic principles (separation of powers, rule of law, representative government, civic duty).

SS.6.C.2

Evaluate the roles, rights, and responsibilities of United States citizens, and determine methods of active participation in society, government, and the political system.

SS.6.C.2.1

Identify principles (civic participation, role of government) from ancient Greek and Roman civilizations which are reflected in the American political process today, and discuss their effect on the American political process.

SS.6.W.3.2

Explain the democratic concepts (polis, civic participation and voting rights, legislative bodies, written constitutions, rule of law) developed in ancient Greece.

SS.6.W.3.3

Compare life in Athens and Sparta (government and the status of citizens, women and children, foreigners, helots).

SS.6.W.3.8

Determine the impact of significant figures associated with ancient Rome.

SS.6.W.3.10

Describe the government of the Roman Republic and its contribution to the development of democratic principles (separation of powers, rule of law, representative government, civic duty).

SS.7.C.1.1

Recognize how Enlightenment ideas including Montesquieu's view of separation of power and John Locke's theories related to natural law and how Locke's social contract influenced the Founding Fathers.

SS.7.C.1.2

Trace the impact that the Magna Carta, English Bill of Rights, Mayflower Compact, and Thomas Paine's "Common Sense" had on colonists' views of government.

SS.7.C.1.3

Describe how English policies and responses to colonial concerns led to the writing of the Declaration of Independence.

SS.7.C.1.4

Analyze the ideas (natural rights, role of the government) and complaints set forth in the Declaration of Independence.

SS.7.C.2.4

Evaluate rights contained in the Bill of Rights and other amendments to the Constitution.

SS.7.C.2.5

Distinguish how the Constitution safeguards and limits individual rights.

SS.7.C.3.6

Evaluate Constitutional rights and their impact on individuals and society.

SS.7.C.3.7

Analyze the impact of the 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 24th, and 26th amendments on participation of minority groups in the American political process.

SS.8.A.4.14

Examine the causes, course, and consequences of the women's suffrage movement (1848 Seneca Falls Convention, Declaration of Sentiments).

SS.8.A.4.18

Examine the experiences and perspectives of different ethnic, national, and religious groups in Florida, explaining their contributions to Florida's and America's society and culture during the Territorial Period.

SS.8.A.5.1

Explain the causes, course, and consequence of the Civil War (sectionalism, slavery, states' rights, balance of power in the Senate).

SS.8.A.5.3

Explain major domestic and international economic, military, political, and socio-cultural events of Abraham Lincoln's presidency.

SS.8.A.5.4

Identify the division (Confederate and Union States, Border states, western territories) of the United States at the outbreak of the Civil War.

SS.8.A.5.6

Compare significant Civil War battles and events and their effects on civilian populations.

SS.8.A.5.7

Examine key events and peoples in Florida history as each impacts this era of American history.

SS.8.E.1.1

Examine motivating economic factors that influenced the development of the United States economy over time including scarcity, supply and demand, opportunity costs, incentives, profits, and entrepreneurial aspects.

SS.8.G.5

Understand how human actions can impact the environment.

SS.8.G.5.1

Describe human dependence on the physical environment and natural resources to satisfy basic needs in local environment s in the United States.

SS.8.G.5.2

Describe the impact of human modifications on the physical environment and ecosystems of the United States throughout history. 

 

High School

SS.912.A.2.1

Review causes and consequences of the Civil War.

SS.912.A.2.4

Distinguish the freedoms guaranteed to African Americans and other groups with the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the Constitution.

SS.912.A.2.5

Assess how Jim Crow Laws influenced life for African Americans and other racial/ethnic minority groups.

SS.912.A.3.12

Compare how different nongovernmental organizations and progressives worked to shape public policy, restore economic opportunities, and correct injustices in American life.

SS.912.W.3.13

Compare economic, political, and social developments in East, West, and South Africa.

SS.912.A.5.7

Examine the freedom movements that advocated civil rights for African Americans, Latinos, Asians, and women.

SS.912.A.5.10

Analyze support for and resistance to civil rights for women, African Americans, Native Americans, and other minorities.

SS.912.A.6.4

Examine efforts to expand or contract rights for various populations during World War II.

SS.912.A.6.10

Examine causes, course, and consequences of the early years of the Cold War (Truman Doctrine, Marshall Plan, NATO, Warsaw Pact).

SS.912.A.7.6

Assess key figures and organizations in shaping the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power Movement.

SS.912.A.7.5

Compare nonviolent and violent approaches utilized by groups (African Americans, women, Native Americans, Hispanics) to achieve civil rights.

SS.912.A.7.9

Examine the similarities of social movements (Native Americans, Hispanics, women, anti-war protesters) of the 1960s and 1970s.

SS.912.A.7.17

Examine key events and key people in Florida history as they relate to United States history.

SS.912.C.2

Evaluate the roles, rights, and responsibilities of United States citizens and determine methods of active participation in society, government, and the political system.

SS.912.C.2.2

Evaluate the importance of political participation and civic participation.

SS.912.C.2.6

Evaluate, take, and defend positions about rights protected by the Constitution and Bill of Rights.

SS.912.C.2.7

Explain why rights have limits and are not absolute.

SS.912.C.2.9

Identify the expansion of civil rights and liberties by examining the principles contained in primary documents.

SS.912.G.5

Understand how human actions can impact the environment.

SS.912.G.5.1

Analyze case studies of how the Earth's physical systems affect humans.

SS.912.G.5.2

Analyze case studies of how changes in the physical environment of a place can increase or diminish its capacity to support human activity.

SS.912.G.5.3

Analyze case studies of the effects of human use of technology on the environment of places.

SS.912.G.5.4

Analyze case studies of how humans impact the diversity and productivity of ecosystems.

SS.912.G.5.5

Use geographic terms and tools to analyze case studies of policies and programs for resource use and management.

SS.912.G.5.6

Analyze case studies to predict how a change to an environmental factor can affect an ecosystem.

SS.912.S.6.7

Distinguish major differences between social movements and collective behavior with examples from history and the contemporary world.

SS.912.W.7.6

Analyze the restriction of individual rights and the use of mass terror against populations in the Soviet Union, Nazi Germany, and occupied territories.

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