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1 Unit Title: Africa : Movement Location Place Human Region : Subject/Course: 6 th Grade Social Studies Essential Questions: peoples, cultures and ideas of the world? How is a location identified using map skills? (Location) How is culture affected by physical features? (Place) How is economic growth affected by the resources in each region? How do the regions affect the peoples and culture of Africa? (Region) Guiding Questions: of Africa influence cultures, and ideas of the world? (Movement, Place, Region) How are locations in Africa identified (Location) How has the Africa affected the (H.E.I., Region, Place)

2 Unit Title: Asia Movement Location Place Human Region Unit Objectives Students will be able to: internet. internet.. Understand and use latitude and longitude. Analyze and interpret different types of maps. Collect and interpret data from charts, graphs and visual aids. Compare and contrast information. Distinguish between essential and nonessential information. Think critically and conceptually regarding a given subject. Subject/Course: Social Studies Essential Questions Where are things How is a location identified using map skiklls? (Location) Which countries are included in this region? (Region) How do the regions Asia? (Region) Guiding Questions of Asia influence cultures, and ideas of the world? How are locations in Asia identified How has the Asia affected the (H.E.I., Region, Place) Enabling Objectives Students will know: The five themes of geography. The common geographic tools and their uses. Absolute and relative locations The various geographical regions of South East Asia and their varied natural resources Human and Physical features

3 Unit Title: China Movement Location Place Human Region Enabling Unit Objectives: (Students will know ) The five themes of geography. The common geographic tools and their uses. Absolute and relative locations The various geographical regions of China and their varied natural resources Human and physical feature of a region. Subject/Course: Sixth Grade Social Studies Essential Questions Guided Questions systems, such as religion or political ideals of the culture of China influence Where are things cultures, and ideas of the Why are they located where they world? are? (Location) How are locations How are clothing and food dependent on the physical geography? (Place, in China identified Region, HEI) What resources can be found in each region that provides opportunity for economic growth? How has the China affected the What countries are included in this region? (Region) How do the regions Africa? (Region) What does language tell us about the culture? (Region) Unit Objectives - Students will Do: Understand and use latitude and longitude. Analyze and interpret different types of maps. Collect and interpret data from charts, graphs and visual aids. Distinguish between essential and nonessential information across a variety of texts. Compare and contrast information. Think critically and conceptually regarding a given subject. internet.

4 Unit Title: Middle East Movement Location Place Human Region Subject/Course: Sixth Grade Social Studies Essential Questions Where are things Why are they located where they are? (Location) What resources can be found in each region that provide opportunity for economic growth? How do the regions the Middle East? (Region) Guiding Questions of the Middle East influence other peoples, cultures, and ideas of the world? How are locations in the Middle East identified using latitude and How has the Africa affected the Enabling Unit Objectives Students will do: Analyze and interpret different types of maps. Collect and interpret data from charts, graphs and visual aids. Distinguish between essential and nonessential information across a variety of texts. Compare and contrast information. Think critically and conceptually regarding a given subject. Understand and use latitude and Longitude Enabling Objectives Students will know: Which countries are considered the Middle East The 5 Themes of. The common geographic tools and their uses. Absolute and Relative location. Human and physical features Locate and utilize reliable and relevant information on the internet.

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