1 Students use information and concepts to analyze, interpret, and draw conclusions from historical events.
8.1.1 Produce clear and coherent writing for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences by: conducting historical research; evaluating a broad variety of primary and secondary sources; determining the meaning of words and phrases from historical texts; and recognizing varied points of view within historical context
8.2.8 Investigate and describe the impact of World War II on Louisiana's social, political, and economic systems
8.2.9 Describe the Civil Rights movement in Louisiana and analyze how it changed the course of Louisiana's history
8.2.10 Predict ways in which Louisiana will continue to grow toward economic, cultural, and political diversity in the 21st century
3 Students develop spatial understanding through the study of location, distance, direction, pattern, shape, and arrangement.
8.3.1 Locate and describe the physical and political features of Louisiana
8.3.2 Use maps, charts, and diagrams to ask and answer questions about Louisiana's geographic features
8.3.3 Apply knowledge of geography skills and terms to: create maps and diagrams; plot latitude and longitudinal coordinates; read and interpret a map; and use a map to compare Louisiana's time zone in relation to time zones around the world