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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   3  
  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:   3.1.1 Understands and applies how maps and globes are used to display the regions of North America in the past and present.  
 
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Examples
-Uses maps to identify physical features of the regions where the Plains and Eastern Woodland Indians lived.
-Explains the regions of North America based on current and historical maps.
-Uses maps of North America to explain the interaction between indigenous peoples and their environment.
Suggested Unit
  • First Nations of North America