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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   12  
  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 Evaluates the complexities of regions and problems involved in defining those regions.  
 
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Examples
-Examines the difficulties of establishing borders in the Middle East based on an explanation of historical, colonial, religious, and political structures.
-Examines the difficulties in defining the Latin American region.
-Creates a map of new world regions based on cultural and environmental factors.
Suggested Unit
  • CWP—Environmental Issues