Art Priority Standards

Refine and complete artistic work

Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work. 

Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work.

Social Studies Priority Standards

Compare various systems of government, such as monarchies, democracies/republics, empires, and dictatorships, and their methods of maintaining order and/or control. 

Evaluate the consequences of human-made and natural catastrophes on global trade, politics, and human migration.

Assess the impact of conflict and diplomacy on international relations

Evaluate methods used to change or expand systems of power and/or authority.

Investigate cultural advancements within societies with attention to belief systems, ideologies, the arts, science, and technology.

Critique primary and secondary sources of information with attention to the source of the document, its context, accuracy, and usefulness of sources throughout world history

Determine multiple and complex causes and effects of historical events within world history.