|Literacy Standards (6-12)|
Writing Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects
4 ) Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
United States Studies: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
3 ) Identify causes and consequences of World War I and reasons for the United States' entry into the war.
Examples: sinking of the Lusitania, Zimmerman Note, alliances, militarism, imperialism, nationalism
Describing military and civilian roles in the United States during World War I
Explaining roles of important persons associated with World War I, including Woodrow Wilson and Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Analyzing technological advances of the World War I era for their impact on modern warfare
Examples: machine gun, tank, submarine, airplane, poisonous gas, gas mask
Locating on a map major countries involved in World War I and boundary changes after the war
Explaining the intensification of isolationism in the United States after World War I
Example: reaction of the Congress of the United States to the Treaty of Versailles, League of Nations, and Red Scare
Recognizing the strategic placement of military bases in Alabama (Alabama)
Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards