World Geography Unit Curriculum Document

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "World Geography Unit Curriculum Document"

Transcription

1 Unit Number and Title: Unit 5-Southwest Asia/North Africa (Egypt, Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Iran) Curriculum Concepts: Religious conflict Oil Water Enduring Understandings (Big Ideas): Time Frame: 4 weeks Essential Questions: The distribution and consumption of resources both affect and are affected by the location, customs, beliefs, and laws of the society. How has the physical geography of Southwest Asia affected its use of resources? The beliefs and ideals of a society influence the social, political, and economic decisions of that society. The student will know: How human processes shape cultural patterns and characteristics How can differing points of view affect relationships between and within societies? The student will be able to: Analyze places in terms of political, economic, social and cultural elements. How gross domestic product per capita, life expectancy, literacy, and infant mortality affect the standard of living in the region Describe and measure levels of development using various indicators such as gross domestic product per capita, life expectancy, literacy and infant mortality The relationships between past, present and current conditions in the region Evaluate the relationships between past events and current conditions in the region, including physical and human features How humans depend on, adapt to, and modify the physical environment Compare ways that humans depend on, adapt to, and modify the physical environment, including irrigation projects, Unit 5: Southwest Asia/North Africa Page 1 of 7

2 desalinization, building of dams, and drilling The different formations of boundaries and political divisions in Southwest Asia Explain the development of the boundaries and political divisions in Southwest Asia using political maps Explain the significance of migration, war, trade, innovation and diffusion of the region How various groups perceive their own culture as well as other cultures, both positive and negative Identify and explain different cultures positive and negative perceptions of their own culture as well as other cultures The major languages, religions, land uses and customs of the region Describe the major languages, religions, land uses and customs of Southwest Asia such as Islam, Judaism and Christianity The conflicts between various groups such as modern genocides and terrorism Identify and explain examples of conflict between and among Jews, Sunni, Shi ite, Kurds and the Taliban How different technological innovations have helped humans adapt to various environments Give examples of and describe technological advances in this region such as air conditioning and desalinization The opportunities that exist for women, ethnic and religious minorities in the region Student Understanding (student friendly TEKS) Unit 5: Southwest Asia/North Africa Page 2 of 7 Compare and contrast the opportunities that exist for women, ethnic and religious minorities in Southwest Asia and the United States 2A I can describe the human and physical characteristics of Southwest Asia/North Africa during different periods in history. 2B I can explain how changes in societies have led to physical features being used in different ways. 5A I can analyze places in terms of political, economic, social and cultural elements. 5B I can determine the level of development and standard of living of Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, and Israel by interpreting political economic, social and demographic indicators. 8A I can compare human interactions with the physical environment.

3 14A I can analyze current events that lead to the formation of political divisions. 16C I can explain the ways different groups of people look at themselves and others. 17A I can describe and compare patterns of culture that make regions unique. 17C I can compare opportunities for underrepresented populations. 18A I can analyze cultural changes caused by migration, war, trade, innovations, and diffusion. 18B I can evaluate conflicts between groups of people by identifying causes, effects, and perceptions. 19A I can evaluate the importance of innovations in transportation and energy technology and how they have changed the physical environment. 19B I can analyze different ways technology has allowed people to adapt. 21A I can analyze and evaluate primary and secondary sources, aerial photographs, and maps. 21B I can locate places of significance on a map. 21C I can create and interpret different types of maps. 22A I can design maps, diagrams, tables, and graphs to communicate geographic information. 22B I can create summaries, generalizations, and thesis statements supported by evidence. 22C I can use geographic terminology correctly. 22D I can use proper English form when writing. 23B I can identify modern issues and answer real-world problems by using case studies and GIS. 23C-- I can use problem-solving and decision-making skills. TEKS Student Expectations and Knowledge and Skills Statement (2) History. The student understands how people, places, and environments have changed over time and the effects of these changes. The student is expected to: (A) describe the human and physical characteristics of the same regions at different periods of time to evaluate relationships between past events and current conditions (B) explain how changes in societies have led to diverse uses of physical features. (5) Geography. The student understands how political, economic, and social processes shape cultural patterns and characteristics in various places and regions. The student is expected to: (A) analyze how the character of a place is related to its political, economic, social, and cultural elements (B) interpret political, economic, social, and demographic indicators (gross domestic product per capita, life expectancy, literacy, and infant mortality) to determine the level of development and standard of living in nations using the terms Human Development Index, less developed, newly industrialized, and more developed. (8) Geography. The student understands how people, places, and environments are connected and interdependent. The student is expected to: Unit 5: Southwest Asia/North Africa Page 3 of 7

4 (A) compare ways that humans depend on, adapt to, and modify the physical environment, including influences of culture and technology. (14) Government. The student understands the processes that influence political divisions, relationships, and policies. The student is expected to: (A) analyze current events to infer the physical and human processes that lead to the formation of boundaries and other political divisions (16) Culture. The student understands how the components of culture affect the way people live and shape the characteristics of regions. The student is expected to: (C) explain ways various groups of people perceive the characteristics of their own and other cultures, places, and regions differently (17) Culture. The student understands the distribution, patterns, and characteristics of different cultures. The student is expected to: (A) describe and compare patterns of culture such as language, religion, land use, education, and customs that make specific regions of the world distinctive; (C) compare economic, political, or social opportunities in different cultures for women, ethnic and religious minorities, and other underrepresented populations (18) Culture. The student understands the ways in which cultures change and maintain continuity. The student is expected to: (A) analyze cultural changes in specific regions caused by migration, war, trade, innovations, and diffusion; (B) assess causes, effects, and perceptions of conflicts between groups of people, including modern genocides and terrorism; (19) Science, technology, and society. The student understands the impact of technology and human modifications on the physical environment. The student is expected to: (A) evaluate the significance of major technological innovations in the areas of transportation and energy that have been used to modify the physical environment; (B) analyze ways technological innovations such as air conditioning and desalinization have allowed humans to adapt to places; and (21) Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired from a variety of valid sources, including electronic technology. The student is expected to: (A) analyze and evaluate the validity and utility of multiple sources of geographic information such as primary and secondary sources, aerial photographs, and maps; (B) locate places of contemporary geopolitical significance on a map; and (C) create and interpret different types of maps to answer geographic questions, infer relationships, and analyze change. (22) Social studies skills. The student communicates in written, oral, and visual forms. The student is expected to: (A) design and draw appropriate graphics such as maps, diagrams, tables, and graphs to communicate geographic features, distributions, and relationships; (B) generate summaries, generalizations, and thesis statements supported by evidence; (C) use geographic terminology correctly; (D) use standard grammar, spelling, sentence structure, and punctuation (23) Social studies skills. The student uses problem-solving and decision-making skills, working independently and with others, in a variety of settings. The student is expected to: Unit 5: Southwest Asia/North Africa Page 4 of 7

5 (B) use case studies and GIS to identify contemporary challenges and to answer real-world questions (C) use problem-solving and decision-making processes to identify a problem, gather information, list and consider options, consider advantages and disadvantages, choose and implement a solution, and evaluate the effectiveness of the solution. Targeted College Readiness Standards: I.A,6 II.B,6 III.A,2 IV.A,3 V.A,1 Targeted ELPs: 1F 2F 3J 4H 5F Academic Vocabulary: Scarcity Innovation Theocracy Language of Instruction: Physical Geography (Location and Influence) Mountain Ranges (Caucasus, Elburz, Hindu Kush) River Systems (Euphrates, Tigris, Nile ) Seas (Dead, Red) Peninsulas (Sinai) Choke Point (Strait of Hormuz) Israel Jerusalem West Bank Golan Heights Gaza Mecca Human Geography (Application) Unit 5: Southwest Asia/North Africa Page 5 of 7 Secular OPEC Mosque Shi ism Islam Imam Christianity Judaism Palestinian Fundamentalism Terrorism PLO Hamas

6 Instruction Instructional Resources: Oasis Suez Canal Aswan High Dam Wadis Silt Erg Mesopotamia Persian Gulf Geography Alive! Regions and People, Teachers Curriculum Institute - Chapter 20 p Chapter 24 p Mastering the TEKS in, Jarrett, Zimmer, Killoran - p. 72, , 135, , 177, 211, , 232, , , , McDougal Littell - Chapter 1 p Chapter 8 p Chapter 19 p Unit 7 Preview p Chapter 21 p Chapter 22 p Quran Desalinization Sharia law Five Pillars of Islam Synagogue Nomads Sunni Bedouins Mandates Zionism Ayatollahs Holocaust Kurds Flood Renewable/nonrenewable resources Taliban Unit 5: Southwest Asia/North Africa Page 6 of 7

7 - Chapter 23 p Appendix: US 2-15 Maps 101: Username and password required Introducing the Middle East (See O drive) Understanding the Middle East through Geography and Demography Outreach World North Africa/SW Asia Lessons Prospects for Peace in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict PBS NewsHour Discovery Education/United Streaming: Religions of the World: Islam Religions of the World: Christianity Religions of the World: Judaism Respecting Beliefs: Muslims, Christians, Jews and Others Technology: Exemplar Lessons: Assessment Student self-assessment & reflection: Career Connections/Real Life Application: Suggested ways to make content relevant Research Based Instructional Strategies: Sketch Mapping OPTIC Cornell Note-taking SOAPS Vocabulary Strategies Mapshots Acceptable evidence or artifacts: Unit 5: Southwest Asia/North Africa Page 7 of 7

World Geography Unit Curriculum Document

World Geography Unit Curriculum Document Unit Number and Title: Unit 9-Review (including a comparison to North America) Curriculum Concepts: Globalization Culture Democracy Diversity Migration Enduring Understandings (Big Ideas): Time Frame:

More information

World History Unit Curriculum Document

World History Unit Curriculum Document Unit Number and Title: Unit 1: Development of River Valley Civilizations (8000 BC 500 BC) Curriculum Concepts: Civilization Human-Environment Interaction Diffusion Innovation Belief Systems Enduring Understandings

More information

World Geography TEKS 2nd Nine Weeks. Unit of Study Regional Studies; U.S. and Canada Regional Studies; Latin America; and Europe

World Geography TEKS 2nd Nine Weeks. Unit of Study Regional Studies; U.S. and Canada Regional Studies; Latin America; and Europe World Geography TEKS 2nd Nine Weeks Unit of Study Regional Studies; U.S. and Canada Regional Studies; Latin America; and Europe 1) History. The student understands how geography and processes of spatial

More information

HPISD CURRICULUM (SOCIAL STUDIES, WORLD GEOGRAPHY)

HPISD CURRICULUM (SOCIAL STUDIES, WORLD GEOGRAPHY) HPISD CURRICULUM (SOCIAL STUDIES, WORLD GEOGRAPHY) EST. NUMBER OF DAYS: 14 UNIT NAME Unit Overview UNIT 7 SOUTH WEST ASIA/NORTH AFRICA SWANA s geography has led to economic and cultural differences. Students

More information

Amarillo ISD Social Studies Curriculum

Amarillo ISD Social Studies Curriculum Amarillo Independent School District follows the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). All of AISD curriculum and documents and resources are aligned to the TEKS. The State of Texas State Board

More information

HPISD CURRICULUM (SOCIAL STUDIES, GRADE 6)

HPISD CURRICULUM (SOCIAL STUDIES, GRADE 6) HPISD CURRICULUM (SOCIAL STUDIES, GRADE 6) EST. NUMBER OF DAYS: 6A 10 DAYS, 6B 15 DAYS UNIT NAME Unit Overview Generalizations/Enduring Understandings TOPIC 6A: NORTH AFRICA TOPIC 6B: SOUTHWEST ASIA A-B:

More information

STAAR Vocabulary Words extracted directly from the standard and/or associated with the instruction of the content within the standard.

STAAR Vocabulary Words extracted directly from the standard and/or associated with the instruction of the content within the standard. STAAR Vocabulary Words extracted directly from the standard and/or associated with the instruction of the content within the standard. READINESS STANDARDS - World Geography (WG.1) History. The student

More information

Unit of Study: Physical Geography & Settlement Patterns; Culture & Civilizations; and The Spread of Ideas

Unit of Study: Physical Geography & Settlement Patterns; Culture & Civilizations; and The Spread of Ideas 6 th Grade Social Studies 1 st Nine Weeks TEKS Unit of Study: Physical Geography & Settlement Patterns; Culture & Civilizations; and The Spread of Ideas 6.1) History. The student understands that historical

More information

HISD SCOPE AND SEQUENCE

HISD SCOPE AND SEQUENCE Wld Geography Studies 1 st 28 Days Aug 26 Oct. 4, 2013 The recommended number of is less than the number of days in the grading cycle to instructional planning infmation and suppt are in the HISD Curriculum

More information

World Geography Unit10 Suggested Dates

World Geography Unit10 Suggested Dates Title SW Asia and North Africa Big Idea/Enduring Understanding Physical features and environmental conditions influence migration patterns and shaped the distribution of culture groups. Humans continually

More information

7th Grade Social Studies Teaching and Learning Framework*

7th Grade Social Studies Teaching and Learning Framework* 7th Grade Social Studies Teaching and Learning Framework* Unit 1/Intro Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4 Unit 5 Connecting Themes & Enduring Understanding 10 Days What themes and big ideas do we see in 7 th grade SS?

More information

1 st Six Weeks # of Days. Unit # and Title Unit 1 Geography Overview

1 st Six Weeks # of Days. Unit # and Title Unit 1 Geography Overview 1 st Six Weeks # of Days Unit # and Title Unit 1 Geography Overview Orange Grove ISD Instructional Planning Information and Process Standards The Process Standards Must Be Included in Each Unit # of Class

More information

Peoples, Places and Cultures in Africa, Asia and the Southwest Pacific

Peoples, Places and Cultures in Africa, Asia and the Southwest Pacific GRADE 7 Peoples, Places and Cultures in Africa, Asia and the Southwest Pacific Course 0470-07 Students in seventh grade explore the history, geography, government, economic systems, current issues, and

More information

Campus: VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL Content Area: Social Studies

Campus: VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL Content Area: Social Studies Campus: VALLEY VEW HGH SCHOOL : Map Name: Grading Period: 1 1A 21A 21B 21D 21E 22A 22B 22C 22D 3A 3B Description, TEKS Concept and Description analyze the effects of physical and human ggraphic patterns

More information

Amarillo ISD Grade 6 Standards

Amarillo ISD Grade 6 Standards Amarillo Independent School District follows the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). All of AISD curriculum and documents and resources are aligned to the TEKS. The State of Texas State Board

More information

World Geography B Study Guide Credit by Exam for Credit Recovery or Acceleration

World Geography B Study Guide Credit by Exam for Credit Recovery or Acceleration 111115 World Geography B Credit by Exam for Credit Recovery or Acceleration The exam you are interested in taking is designed to test your proficiency in the relevant subject matter. You should be thoroughly

More information

Item Specifications Summary 7 th grade World Geography Assessment

Item Specifications Summary 7 th grade World Geography Assessment Item Specifications Summary 7 th grade World Geography Assessment 2013-14 Structure: 65 multiple choice questions (15 field test items) Minimum of 6 questions per standard At least 75% of objectives have

More information

6 th Grade: Regions and People of the World ESC Suggested Pacing Guide

6 th Grade: Regions and People of the World ESC Suggested Pacing Guide Norton City Schools Standards-Based Social Studies Course of Study 2005 6 th Grade: Regions and People of the World ESC Suggested Pacing Guide 2005-06 The sixth grade year focuses on the study of world

More information

a. Hunting and gathering SE/TE: 17, 19, 21, 22, 23, 25, 30 b. Tool making SE/TE: 17, 18, 19, 22, 23 c. Use of fire SE/TE: 17, 23, 30

a. Hunting and gathering SE/TE: 17, 19, 21, 22, 23, 25, 30 b. Tool making SE/TE: 17, 18, 19, 22, 23 c. Use of fire SE/TE: 17, 23, 30 Ohio Academic Content Standards, Social Studies, Benchmarks and Indicators (Grade 6) Grade Six History Students use materials drawn from the diversity of human experience to analyze and interpret significant

More information

Grade 7 Social Studies

Grade 7 Social Studies Standard 1: History Students will examine the major movements, events, and figures that contributed to the development of nations in modern Africa, Asia, and the Southwest Pacific from acient civilizations

More information

SOCIAL STUDIES Grade 6 Standard: History

SOCIAL STUDIES Grade 6 Standard: History Standard: History Chronology A. Interpret relationships between events shown on multipletier 1. Construct a multiple-tier time line from a list of events time lines. and interpret the relationships between

More information

Norwich City Schools Social Studies 6

Norwich City Schools Social Studies 6 Social Studies 6 Topic: Maps and Globes and Graphs and Time Transferable Concepts: change 3: Geography Geography Geographers use maps, globes, and graphs to study the Earth and everything on it. Types

More information

Side-by-Side Comparison of the Texas Educational Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and Louisiana Grade Level Expectations (GLEs) SOCIAL STUDIES: Grade 6

Side-by-Side Comparison of the Texas Educational Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and Louisiana Grade Level Expectations (GLEs) SOCIAL STUDIES: Grade 6 Side-by-Side Comparison of the Texas Educational Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and Louisiana Grade Level Expectations (GLEs) SOCIAL STUDIES: Grade 6 TEKS Comments Louisiana GLE (6.1) History. The student

More information

Delaware Recommended Curriculum Grade 7 Geography Standard 4b. Authors/Editors: Kristin Schlegel Maggie Legates

Delaware Recommended Curriculum Grade 7 Geography Standard 4b. Authors/Editors: Kristin Schlegel Maggie Legates Delaware Recommended Curriculum Grade 7 Geography Standard 4b Authors/Editors: Kristin Schlegel Maggie Legates THIS UNIT WAS ADAPTED FROM BEYOND BORDERS A UNIT FOR MIDDLE GRADES FROM This unit was originally

More information

Groveport Madison Local School District Sixth Grade Social Studies Content Standards Planning Sheets

Groveport Madison Local School District Sixth Grade Social Studies Content Standards Planning Sheets Standard: Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities A. Show the relationship between civic participation and attainment of civic and public goals. 1. Explain how opportunities for citizens to participate

More information

relationships between physical environments an society

relationships between physical environments an society Lesson Plans Geography Grade 9 Mrs. Newgard Monday, December 7 o Objective: Find out what has affected the modern development of the Arabian Peninsula. Go over Arabian Peninsula map together Notes 18.4

More information

6 th Grade: Regions and People of the World ESC Suggested Pacing Guide

6 th Grade: Regions and People of the World ESC Suggested Pacing Guide 6 th Grade: Regions and People of the World ESC Suggested Pacing Guide 2008-09 The sixth grade year focuses on the study of world regions. The concentration is geographic rather than historic. Students

More information

*BOLD text indicates Prioritized Standard May GSE Seventh Grade Social Studies Curriculum

*BOLD text indicates Prioritized Standard May GSE Seventh Grade Social Studies Curriculum *BOLD text indicates Prioritized Standard 1 GSE Seventh Grade Social Studies Curriculum Standards: SS7G5; G6; G7; G8 (G8c) 4 Weeks Standards: SS7H2 (H2c) 3 Weeks Standards: SS7CG3 Standards: SS7E4; E5;

More information

We are learning to describe how geography affected the growth of Mesopotamia.

We are learning to describe how geography affected the growth of Mesopotamia. Name Team/Rotation Middle East, Past and Present Learning Targets and Success Criteria We are learning to describe how geography affected the growth of Mesopotamia. We are looking for the reasons why rivers

More information

Richmond Public Schools Department of Curriculum and Instruction Curriculum Pacing and Resource Guide ~ Unit Plan

Richmond Public Schools Department of Curriculum and Instruction Curriculum Pacing and Resource Guide ~ Unit Plan Richmond Public Schools Department of Curriculum and Instruction Curriculum Pacing and Resource Guide ~ Unit Plan Course Title/ Course #: World Geography/2206, 2207, 2102 Unit Title/ Marking Period # (MP):

More information

World Geography Fall 2013 Semester Review Project

World Geography Fall 2013 Semester Review Project Reporting Category RC 1: History, Government and Citizenship Standard WG.1 History. The student understands how geography and processes of spatial exchange (diffusion) influenced events in the past and

More information

Exploring the Geography of West Asia

Exploring the Geography of West Asia Unit 3 - Lesson 1 Content Expectations 7 G1.1.1: Explain and use a variety of maps, globes, and web based geography technology to study the world, including global, interregional, regional, and local scales.

More information

Grade Level Expectations for the Sunshine State Standards

Grade Level Expectations for the Sunshine State Standards for the Sunshine State Standards FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION http://www.myfloridaeducation.com/ The sixth grade student: Time, Continuity, and Change [History] understands that historical events are

More information

Geography 242 Geography of the Middle East

Geography 242 Geography of the Middle East Geography 242 Geography of the Middle East Spring, 2007 Instructor: Dr. Ira M. Sheskin Office: 217 Ferre (Geography Department Office 225 Ferre) Phone: 305-284-6693 (Voice Mail) 305-284-4087 (Geography

More information

World Geography Unit 14 Suggested Dates Australia and the Pacific Realm 1 week 6 th 6 weeks. in the Pacific Realm?

World Geography Unit 14 Suggested Dates Australia and the Pacific Realm 1 week 6 th 6 weeks. in the Pacific Realm? World Geography Unit 14 Title Suggested Dates Australia and the Pacific Realm 1 week 6 th 6 weeks Big Idea/Enduring Understanding The components of culture affect the way people live and shape the characteristics

More information

GRADE 6 SOCIAL STUDIES SOCIAL STUDIES APPLICATION. SOCIAL STUDIES STANDARDS for Grade 6

GRADE 6 SOCIAL STUDIES SOCIAL STUDIES APPLICATION. SOCIAL STUDIES STANDARDS for Grade 6 GRADE 6 SOCIAL STUDIES The Archdiocese of Cincinnati has established the following Social Studies standards based on the most current teachings which are aligned to Ohio New Learning Social Studies Standards.

More information

Book Title: World Studies, Medieval Times to Today 2005 Grade Level: 6 Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall Subject/Course: Social Studies, Grade 6

Book Title: World Studies, Medieval Times to Today 2005 Grade Level: 6 Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall Subject/Course: Social Studies, Grade 6 Book Title: World Studies, 2005 Grade Level: 6 Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall Subject/Course: Social Studies, Grade 6 Geography The World in Spatial Terms Grade 6 1. Use latitude and longitude to determine

More information

Critical Thinking. about GEOGRAPHY. The Middle East. Jayne Freeman

Critical Thinking. about GEOGRAPHY. The Middle East. Jayne Freeman Critical Thinking about GEOGRAPHY The Middle East Jayne Freeman WALCH EDUCATION The classroom teacher may reproduce materials in this book for classroom use only. The reproduction of any part for an entire

More information

Mathematics Curriculum Document for Middle School Algebra 1

Mathematics Curriculum Document for Middle School Algebra 1 Unit Title: Equations and Inequalities Time Frame: 16 days Grading Period:1 Unit Number: 1 Curriculum Enduring Understandings (Big Ideas): Simplifying math operations with a standard process helps us communicate

More information

INSTRUCTIONAL FOCUS DOCUMENT High School Courses Social Studies/World Geography Studies

INSTRUCTIONAL FOCUS DOCUMENT High School Courses Social Studies/World Geography Studies State Resources: IFD Legend EXEMPLAR LESSONS RUBRIC(S) FOR PERFORMANCE INDICATORS UNIT TEST High School Social Studies World Geography Unit 06 Exemplar Lesson 01: Physical Geography of Europe High School

More information

GRADE LEVEL EXPECTATIONS CORRELATION NOTATIONS

GRADE LEVEL EXPECTATIONS CORRELATION NOTATIONS Book Title: World Studies: The Eastern Hemisphere 2005 Grade Level: 6 Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall Subject/Course: Social Studies, Grade 6 Geography The World in Spatial Terms Grade 6 1. Use latitude

More information

Book Title: History of Our World, The Early Ages Edition 2005 Grade Level: 6 Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall Subject/Course: World History, Grade 6

Book Title: History of Our World, The Early Ages Edition 2005 Grade Level: 6 Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall Subject/Course: World History, Grade 6 Book Title: History of Our World, The Early Ages Edition 2005 Grade Level: 6 Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall Subject/Course: World History, Grade 6 Geography The World in Spatial Terms Grade 6 1. Use

More information

Reasoning with Physical Geography

Reasoning with Physical Geography Activity APPLY For Teachers Reasoning with Physical Geography Where is Jerusalem located, and how might physical geography affect its location? For the complete activity with media resources, visit: DIRECTIONS

More information

relationships between physical environments an society o Objective: Connect issues going on in East Africa with the United States Bell Ringer

relationships between physical environments an society o Objective: Connect issues going on in East Africa with the United States Bell Ringer Monday, February 1 o Objective: Show the knowledge of East Africa s physical land and culture 21.2 Quiz Eastern Africa country and capital quiz Research current event articles in East Africa Watch CNN

More information

A Correlation of. Eastern Hemisphere. Ohio s Learning Standards Social Studies: K-12 Grade 6

A Correlation of. Eastern Hemisphere. Ohio s Learning Standards Social Studies: K-12 Grade 6 A Correlation of Eastern Hemisphere To Grade 6 to,, Grade 6 Introduction This document demonstrates how, Eastern Hemisphere, Ohio Edition, meets : K-12 Social Studies for Grade 6. Correlation page references

More information

Prentice Hall World Studies 2005, Eastern Hemisphere Correlated to: Maryland Social Studies State Voluntary Curriculum (Grade 7)

Prentice Hall World Studies 2005, Eastern Hemisphere Correlated to: Maryland Social Studies State Voluntary Curriculum (Grade 7) Prentice Hall World Studies 2005, Eastern Hemisphere Maryland Social Studies State Voluntary Curriculum (Grade 7) Social Studies Grade 7 Voluntary Curriculum History: Students will examine significant

More information

SOCIAL STUDIES GRADE 6. I Can Checklist REGIONS AND PEOPLE OF THE EASTERN HEMISPHERE. Office of Teaching and Learning Curriculum Division

SOCIAL STUDIES GRADE 6. I Can Checklist REGIONS AND PEOPLE OF THE EASTERN HEMISPHERE. Office of Teaching and Learning Curriculum Division SOCIAL STUDIES REGIONS AND PEOPLE OF THE EASTERN HEMISPHERE GRADE 6 I Can Checklist 2018-2019 Aligned with Ohio s Learning Standards for Social Studies Office of Teaching and Learning Curriculum Division

More information

WORLD GEOGRAPHY INSTRUCTIONAL PACING GUIDE

WORLD GEOGRAPHY INSTRUCTIONAL PACING GUIDE FIRST NINE WEEKS Standard USHC-1 Standard WG-1: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the physical and human characteristics of places, including the creation of regions and the ways that culture

More information

SOCIAL SCIENCES. WORLD GEOGRAPHY LH Grade(s): 9 Pre-Req: N/A

SOCIAL SCIENCES. WORLD GEOGRAPHY LH Grade(s): 9 Pre-Req: N/A SOCIAL SCIENCES WORLD GEOGRAPHY 21033000 Grade(s): 9 The World Cultural Geography course consists of the following content area strands: American History, World History, Geography, Humanities, Civics and

More information

Prentice Hall World Studies, Asia and the Pacific 2005 Correlated to: Missouri Social Studies Grade Level Expectations (Grade 7)

Prentice Hall World Studies, Asia and the Pacific 2005 Correlated to: Missouri Social Studies Grade Level Expectations (Grade 7) Principles of Constitutional Democracy 1. Knowledge of the principles expressed in documents shaping constitutional democracy in the United States Concepts A. (1) Principles expressed in documents shaping

More information

World Geography Review Syllabus

World Geography Review Syllabus Purpose Class: World Geography Review Syllabus This course is designed to help students review and remediate their understanding major themes, concepts, and facts connected to the study World Geography.

More information

Centerville Jr. High School Curriculum Mapping (7 th Grade Geography) (Mike Day)

Centerville Jr. High School Curriculum Mapping (7 th Grade Geography) (Mike Day) Centerville Jr. High School Curriculum Mapping (7 th Grade Geography) (Mike Day) Standard 1 History Students examine the major movements, events and figures that contributed to the development of Africa,

More information

Fifth Grade Social Studies Major Instructional Goals

Fifth Grade Social Studies Major Instructional Goals Fifth Grade Social Studies Major Instructional Goals We exist for the academic excellence of all students. December 2007 1 Rationale The purpose of the social studies program is to prepare young people

More information

Aurora Public Schools Social Studies Pacing Guide

Aurora Public Schools Social Studies Pacing Guide Colorado Academic : GEOGRAPHY Aurora Public Schools Social Studies Pacing Guide 1. Use different types of maps and geographic tools to analyze features on Earth to investigate and solve geographic questions.

More information

HUDSONVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE FRAMEWORK

HUDSONVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE FRAMEWORK HUDSONVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE FRAMEWORK COURSE/SUBJECT 6 th Grade Social Studies UNIT PACING Unit 1 ~ Foundations of Social Studies September - October (6 weeks) explain that historians organize time

More information

HPISD Pre AP TaG WORLD GEOGRAPHY CURRICULUM

HPISD Pre AP TaG WORLD GEOGRAPHY CURRICULUM EST. Number of Days: Unit Name Unit Overview Generalizations/Enduring Understandings Concepts Regions of Focus Guiding/Essential Questions Learning Targets Formative Assessments Summative Assessments HPISD

More information

correlated to the NEW MEXICO Content Standards and Benchmarks for Ancient History (ANHI) grade 6

correlated to the NEW MEXICO Content Standards and Benchmarks for Ancient History (ANHI) grade 6 correlated to the NEW MEXICO Content Standards and Benchmarks for Ancient History (ANHI) grade 6 Introduction to McDougal Littell World Cultures and Geography: Eastern Hemisphere World Cultures and Geography:

More information

Nevada Academic Content Standards Science Grade: 6 - Adopted: 2014

Nevada Academic Content Standards Science Grade: 6 - Adopted: 2014 Main Criteria: Nevada Academic Content Standards Secondary Criteria: Subjects: Science, Social Studies Grade: 6 Correlation Options: Show Correlated Nevada Academic Content Standards Science Grade: 6 -

More information

Oregon Academic Content Standards Science Grade: 7 - Adopted: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

Oregon Academic Content Standards Science Grade: 7 - Adopted: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics Main Criteria: Oregon Academic Content Standards Secondary Criteria: Subjects: Science, Social Studies Grade: 7 Correlation Options: Show Correlated OR.MS-LS2. Oregon Academic Content Standards Science

More information

One Stop Shop For Educators. Grade Seven AFRICA. Geographic Understandings

One Stop Shop For Educators. Grade Seven AFRICA. Geographic Understandings Grade Seven Africa, Southwest Asia (Middle East), Southern and Eastern Asia Seventh grade is the second year of a two year World Area Studies course. Seventh grade students study Africa and Asia. The goal

More information

Geographical knowledge and understanding scope and sequence: Foundation to Year 10

Geographical knowledge and understanding scope and sequence: Foundation to Year 10 Geographical knowledge and understanding scope and sequence: Foundation to Year 10 Foundation Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6 Year level focus People live in places Places have distinctive features

More information

correlated to the West Virginia Specific Criteria for Content and Skills Grade Seven: World Geography CC2

correlated to the West Virginia Specific Criteria for Content and Skills Grade Seven: World Geography CC2 correlated to the West Virginia Specific Criteria for Content and Skills Grade Seven: World Geography CC2 6/2003 2003 Introduction to McDougal Littell World Cultures and Geography: Eastern Hemisphere World

More information

Lesson Plans. Geography. Grade 9. Mrs. Newgard. Monday, February 22

Lesson Plans. Geography. Grade 9. Mrs. Newgard. Monday, February 22 Monday, February 22 o Objective: Compare and Contrast two African regions South African Map Quiz South Africa Current Events Lesson Plans Geography Grade 9 Mrs. Newgard Tuesday, February 23 relationships

More information

After your registration is complete and your proctor has been approved, you may take the Credit by Examination for World Geography Studies 1B.

After your registration is complete and your proctor has been approved, you may take the Credit by Examination for World Geography Studies 1B. W GEO 1B World Geography Studies, Second Semester #PR-56781, BK-56782 (v.4.0) To the Student: After your registration is complete and your proctor has been approved, you may take the Credit by Examination

More information

Alleghany County Schools Curriculum Guide GRADE/COURSE: World Geography

Alleghany County Schools Curriculum Guide GRADE/COURSE: World Geography GRADE/COURSE: World 2013-14 GRADING PERIOD: 1 st Six Weeks Time Frame Unit/SOLs SOL # Strand Resource Assessment 8 days* The student will use maps, globes, satellite images, photographs, or diagrams to

More information

GRADE 5 SOCIAL STUDIES SOCIAL STUDIES APPLICATION. SOCIAL STUDIES STANDARDS for Grade 5

GRADE 5 SOCIAL STUDIES SOCIAL STUDIES APPLICATION. SOCIAL STUDIES STANDARDS for Grade 5 GRADE 5 SOCIAL STUDIES The Archdiocese of Cincinnati has established the following Social Studies standards based on the most current teachings which are aligned to Ohio New Learning Social Studies Standards.

More information

LOUISIANA STUDENT STANDARDS FOR SOCIAL STUDIES THAT CORRELATE WITH A FIELD TRIP TO DESTREHAN PLANTATION KINDERGARTEN

LOUISIANA STUDENT STANDARDS FOR SOCIAL STUDIES THAT CORRELATE WITH A FIELD TRIP TO DESTREHAN PLANTATION KINDERGARTEN LOUISIANA STUDENT STANDARDS FOR SOCIAL STUDIES THAT CORRELATE WITH A FIELD TRIP TO DESTREHAN PLANTATION KINDERGARTEN Standard 2 Historical Thinking Skills Students distinguish between events, people, and

More information

correlated to the West Virginia Specific Criteria for Content and Skills Grade Seven: World Geography CC2

correlated to the West Virginia Specific Criteria for Content and Skills Grade Seven: World Geography CC2 correlated to the West Virginia Specific Criteria for Content and Skills Grade Seven: World Geography CC2 6/2003 2003 Introduction to McDougal Littell World Cultures and Geography: Western Hemisphere and

More information

WORLD GEOGRAPHY GRADE 10

WORLD GEOGRAPHY GRADE 10 Parent / Student Course Information SOCIAL STUDIES WORLD GEOGRAPHY GRADE 10 Counselors are available to assist parents and students with course selections and career planning. Parents may arrange to meet

More information

International Court of Justice World Trade Organization Migration and its affects How & why people change the environment

International Court of Justice World Trade Organization Migration and its affects How & why people change the environment Social Issues Unit 2 Population Grade 9 Time for Completion: 12 class period State Standard: The student uses a working knowledge and understanding of the spatial organization of Earth s surface and relationships

More information

WS/FCS Unit Planning Organizer

WS/FCS Unit Planning Organizer WS/FCS Unit Planning Organizer Subject(s) Social Studies Conceptual Lenses Grade/Course 3rd Place Unit of Study Five Themes of Geography Location Unit Title Pacing Geo Explorers 20-22 days Human environment

More information

Grade 6 Social Studies

Grade 6 Social Studies 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

More information

Prentice Hall History of Our World 2005, Early Ages Edition Correlated to: New York Social Studies Core Curriculum: The Eastern Hemisphere (Grade 6)

Prentice Hall History of Our World 2005, Early Ages Edition Correlated to: New York Social Studies Core Curriculum: The Eastern Hemisphere (Grade 6) New York Social Studies Core Curriculum: The Eastern Hemisphere (Grade 6) Grade 6: The Eastern Hemisphere The grade 6 social studies program emphasizes the interdependence of all people, keying on the

More information

Eastern Hemisphere Geography 7th Grade *Chapters 1-10 covered in 6 th Grade

Eastern Hemisphere Geography 7th Grade *Chapters 1-10 covered in 6 th Grade Quarter 1 Geography Tools and Concepts Chapters 1-5 Intro to Geography = 2 day review Goal Objective Task Analysis Vocabulary Text Location Goal 2.1: Analyze the 6-9.GEH.2.1.1 Explain and use the Identify

More information

TEKS: 1A, 2A, 6B, 9A, 13A, 18A

TEKS: 1A, 2A, 6B, 9A, 13A, 18A SOCIAL STUDIES World Geography Curriculum Based Assessment (CBA) #5 TEKS: 1A, 2A, 6B, 9A, 13A, 18A World Geography, CBA 5, 5th Six Weeks WG 1.A Analyze the effects of physical and human geographic patterns

More information

Socorro Independent School District World Geography 3 rd 9 Weeks. Culture. Government. European Terminology

Socorro Independent School District World Geography 3 rd 9 Weeks. Culture. Government. European Terminology Unit Essential Questions SE Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Unit 05: Latin America Unit 6: How did the major landforms of Latin America impact its developmen t? How is Latin American history a

More information

Michigan Academic Standards Science Grade: 7 - Adopted: Structure and Properties of Matter

Michigan Academic Standards Science Grade: 7 - Adopted: Structure and Properties of Matter Main Criteria: Michigan Academic Standards Secondary Criteria: Subjects: Science, Social Studies Grade: 7 Correlation Options: Show Correlated MI.SC.1. Michigan Academic Standards Science Grade: 7 - Adopted:

More information

Prentice Hall World Cultures: A Global Mosaic 2004 Correlated to: Wisconsin Model Academic Standards for Social Studies (By the end of Grade 12)

Prentice Hall World Cultures: A Global Mosaic 2004 Correlated to: Wisconsin Model Academic Standards for Social Studies (By the end of Grade 12) Wisconsin Model Academic Standards for Social Studies (By the end of Grade 12) A. Geography: People, Places, and Environments A.12.1 Use various types of atlases and appropriate vocabulary to describe

More information

World Geography Semester 1

World Geography Semester 1 World Geography Semester 1 Syllabus for World Geography Semester 1 The Plano ISD eschool Mission is to create a borderless classroom based on a positive student-teacher relationship that fosters independent,

More information

Mathematics Curriculum Document for Algebra 2

Mathematics Curriculum Document for Algebra 2 Unit Title: Systems of Equations and Inequalities Time Frame: 12 blocks Grading Period: 1 and 2 Unit Number: 3 Curriculum Enduring Understandings (Big Ideas): There are many ways to solve problems, but

More information

Prentice Hall World Studies: Latin America 2005 Correlated to: Missouri Social Studies Grade Level Expectations (Grade 7)

Prentice Hall World Studies: Latin America 2005 Correlated to: Missouri Social Studies Grade Level Expectations (Grade 7) Principles of Constitutional Democracy 1. Knowledge of the principles expressed in documents shaping constitutional democracy in the United States A. (1) Principles expressed in documents shaping constitutional

More information

Mission Geography and Missouri Show-Me Standards Connecting Mission Geography to State Standards

Mission Geography and Missouri Show-Me Standards Connecting Mission Geography to State Standards Module 1: Volcanoes local hazard, global issue Mission Geography and Missouri Show-Me Standards Connecting Mission Geography to State Standards Grades 5-8 Inv Geography for Life State Standard(s) Connection

More information

LEARNING OUTCOMES SST (G1-G12)

LEARNING OUTCOMES SST (G1-G12) LEARNING OUTCOMES SST (G1-G12) Grade 1 Learning Outcomes Students will be expected to: - demonstrate an understanding of the importance of interactions between people - demonstrate an understanding of

More information

WS/FCS Unit Planning Organizer

WS/FCS Unit Planning Organizer WS/FCS Unit Planning Organizer Subject(s) Social Studies Conceptual Lenses Grade/Course 6 th Geography Unit of Study Unit 1: Human Geography Civilization Unit Title Social Studies 101 Culture Pacing 12

More information

Littlefield I.S.D. Benchmark Targets / Sixth Grade SUMMER 2005 Social Studies

Littlefield I.S.D. Benchmark Targets / Sixth Grade SUMMER 2005 Social Studies ASSURANCES: By the end of Sixth Grade the Student will: 1. Describe the influence of individuals and groups from historical and contemporary societies. 2. Identify locations and characteristics of selected

More information

GRADE 8 LEAP SOCIAL STUDIES ASSESSMENT STRUCTURE. Grade 8 Social Studies Assessment Structure

GRADE 8 LEAP SOCIAL STUDIES ASSESSMENT STRUCTURE. Grade 8 Social Studies Assessment Structure Grade 8 Social Studies Assessment Structure 1 In 2013-2014, the grade 8 LEAP test continues to assess Louisiana s social studies benchmarks. The design of the multiple-choice sessions of the test remains

More information

Seventh Grade Social Studies Curriculum Map

Seventh Grade Social Studies Curriculum Map Semester Unit Unit Focus NC Essential Standards Social Studies Literacy in History/ Social Studies 1 1st Unit 1 Intro to Geography Culture Explorers Constitution Day Terrorism (9-11) 1st Unit 2 Renaissance

More information

Course Outcome Summary

Course Outcome Summary Course Information: Description: Instruction Level: Total Credits: Prerequisites: Textbooks: Human Geography The starting point of this class will include basic building block skills, such as how to read

More information

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Science Grade: 6 - Adopted: 2010

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Science Grade: 6 - Adopted: 2010 Main Criteria: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) Secondary Criteria: Subjects: Science, Social Studies Grade: 6 Correlation Options: Show Correlated Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

More information

AP Human Geography Syllabus

AP Human Geography Syllabus AP Human Geography Syllabus Textbook The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography. Rubenstein, James M. 10 th Edition. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall 2010 Course Objectives This

More information

INDIANA ACADEMIC STANDARDS FOR SOCIAL STUDIES, WORLD GEOGRAPHY. PAGE(S) WHERE TAUGHT (If submission is not a book, cite appropriate location(s))

INDIANA ACADEMIC STANDARDS FOR SOCIAL STUDIES, WORLD GEOGRAPHY. PAGE(S) WHERE TAUGHT (If submission is not a book, cite appropriate location(s)) Prentice Hall: The Cultural Landscape, An Introduction to Human Geography 2002 Indiana Academic Standards for Social Studies, World Geography (Grades 9-12) STANDARD 1: THE WORLD IN SPATIAL TERMS Students

More information

Geography and World Cultures

Geography and World Cultures Core Geography and World Cultures Geography and World Cultures offers a tightly focused and scaffolded curriculum that enables students to explore how geographic features, human relationships, political

More information

Mathematics Curriculum Document for Pre-Calculus

Mathematics Curriculum Document for Pre-Calculus Unit Title: Polynomial and Rational Functions Time Frame: 11 blocks Six Weeks: 2 nd & 3 rd Unit Number: 4 Curriculum Enduring Understandings (Big Ideas): Graphs provide a visual representation of relationships

More information

ILLINOIS CERTIFICATION TESTING SYSTEM

ILLINOIS CERTIFICATION TESTING SYSTEM ILLINOIS CERTIFICATION TESTING SYSTEM FIELD 113 SOCIAL SCIENCE: GEOGRAPHY November 2003 Illinois Certification Testing System FIELD 113 SOCIAL SCIENCE: GEOGRAPHY November 2003 Subarea Range of Objectives

More information

ISPS Standards and Benchmarks

ISPS Standards and Benchmarks ISPS Standards and Benchmarks COURSE: INDIVIDUALS & SOCIETY (Grades 9 & 10) MYP YEAR 4: focus on GEOGRAPHY MYP YEAR 5: focus on HISTORY Grade 9 Strands 1. Time, Continuity & Change 2. Connections & Conflict

More information

Northwestern Consolidated Schools of Shelby County. Curriculum. World Studies (Eastern Hemisphere) Prepared by. Rich Ballard

Northwestern Consolidated Schools of Shelby County. Curriculum. World Studies (Eastern Hemisphere) Prepared by. Rich Ballard Northwestern Consolidated Schools of Shelby County Curriculum World Studies (Eastern Hemisphere) 7th Grade Prepared by Rich Ballard 2012-2013 1 Triton Central Middle School Vision Statement We are committed

More information

Advanced Placement Human Geography

Advanced Placement Human Geography Advanced Placement Human Geography I. Overview of the Course The purpose of the Advanced Placement (AP) Human Geography course is to introduce students to the systematic study of patterns and processes

More information

The following objectives were taken from the K-12 Skills Competency Goals

The following objectives were taken from the K-12 Skills Competency Goals Seventh Grade Social Studies Crosswalk World Geography, History and Culture: Patterns of Continuity and Change The Great Global Convergence (1400-1800) to the Present - Represents the last five Eras of

More information

Grade 6 Social Studies

Grade 6 Social Studies Grade 6 Social Studies Social Studies Grade(s) 6th Course Overview This course focuses on the five Wisconsin Model Academic standards for Social Studies: Geography, History, Political Science and Citizenship,

More information