Standard 22: Understands how the world is organized politically into nation-states, how nation-states interact with one another, and issues surrounding U.S. foreign policy.
Standard 23: Understands the impact of significant political and nonpolitical developments on the United States and other nations.
Standard 4: Gathers and uses information for research purposes.
Standard 5: Uses the general skills and strategies of the reading process. Standard 7: Uses reading skills and strategies to understand and interpret a variety of informational texts.
Listening and Speaking
Standard 8: Uses listening and speaking strategies for different purposes.
Working with Others
Standard 1: Contributes to the overall effort of a group. Standard 4: Displays effective interpersonal communication skills.
Standard 9: Uses viewing skills and strategies to understand and interpret visual media.
Thinking & Reasoning
Standard 1: Understands and applies the basic principles of presenting an argument. Standard 2: Understands and applies basic principles of logic and reasoning. Standard 6: Applies decision-making techniques.