Lesson 4: The Korean Independence Movement 
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.

  • 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.

    • Students evaluate major debates among historians concerning alternative interpretations of the past, including an analysis of authors’ use of evidence and the distinctions between sound generalizations and misleading oversimplifications.

  • 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. 

  • 10.4 Students analyze patterns of global change in the era of New Imperialism in at least two of the following regions or countries: Africa, Southeast Asia, China, India, Latin America, and the Philippines. 

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

  • 10.8 Students analyze the causes and consequences of World War II. 


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

  • 11.2 Students analyze the relationship among the rise of industrialization, largescale rural-to-urban migration, and massive immigration from Southern and Eastern Europe. 

  • 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.