Lesson 1: The Korean Diaspora and Korean Americans
Alignment with California Standards

History/Social Science Analysis Skills
​History/Social Science Content Standards
​​Common Core Grades 6-12 Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, & Technical Subjects

History-Social Science Analysis Skills, Grades 9-12 (HSS Analysis Skills CA)

  • ​Chronological and Spatial Thinking

    • Students analyze how change happens at different rates at different times; understand that some aspects can change while others remain the same; and understand that change is complicated and affects not only technology and politics but also values and beliefs.

    • Students use a variety of maps and documents to interpret human movement, including major patterns of domestic and international migration, changing environmental preferences and settlement patterns, the frictions that develop between population groups, and the diffusion of ideas, technological innovations, and goods

  • Historical Research, Evidence, and Point of View

    • Students construct and test hypotheses; collect, evaluate, and employ information from multiple primary and secondary sources; and apply it in oral and written presentations.

  • Historical Interpretation

    • Students show the connections, causal and otherwise, between particular historical events and larger social, economic, and political trends and developments.​


World History, Culture, and Geography: The Modern World (HSS Content Standards, 10th)

  • 10.3 Students analyze the effects of the Industrial Revolution in England, France, Germany, Japan, and the United States. 

  • 10.6 Students analyze the effects of the First World War. ​

  • 10.11 Students analyze the integration of countries into the world economy and the information, technological, and communications revolutions (e.g., television, satellites, computers.


​United States History and Geography: Continuity and Change in the Twentieth Century (HSS Content Standards, 11th)

  • 11.4 Students trace the rise of the United States to its role as a world power in the twentieth century. 

  • 11.5 Students analyze the major political, social, economic, technological, and cultural developments of the 1920s. 


Common Core ELA Grades 6-12 Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, & Technical Subjects (CC EH)

  • English Language Arts Standards - History/Social Studies

    • Key Ideas and Details:

      • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.1 and 11-12.1: Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.

    • Integration of Knowledge and Ideas:

      • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.

  • English Language Arts Standards - Writing

    • Text Types and Purposes:

      • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.WHST.9-10.1 and 11-12.1: Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content.

    • Production and Distribution of Writing:

      • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.WHST.9-10.4 and 11-12.4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

    • Range of Writing:

      • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.WHST.9-10.10 and 11-12.10: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.