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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:   3.2 Understands human interaction with the environment.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   3.2.1 Understands how the environment affects cultural groups and how cultural groups affect the environment.  
 
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  • Explains how the environment influenced the development of a native culture's lifestyle, traditions, and beliefs.
  • Explains ways native people affected their environment as they met their needs.
  • Uses different maps, such as climate and vegetation maps, to explain the interaction between native people and their environment.
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  • First Nations of North America