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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   9  
  EALR:   3. GEOGRAPHY The student uses a spatial perspective to make reasoned decisions by applying the concepts of location, region, and movement and demonstrating knowledge of how geographic features and human cultures impact environments.  
  Component:   3.1 Understands the physical characteristics, cultural characteristics, and location of places, regions, and spatial patterns on the Earth's surface.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   3.1.2 Identifies major world regions and understands their cultural roots.  
 
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Examples
-Compares the political regimes of the Middle East, including those of Palestine and Israel.
-Describes Latin America based on its colonial history.
Suggested Unit
  • World—Global Expansion and Encounter (1450—1750)