Common Core Alignment

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.10 - By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

2: Force and Power

Unit 1: Bull Run
Lesson 1: Background on the Civil War

4: Systems and Interaction

Unit 1: Esperanza Rising
Lesson 1: Tragedy in Mexico
Lesson 4: Los Angeles