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Social Studies
  Grade Level:   5  
  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 Understands the physical and cultural characteristics of the thirteen colonies.  
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-Explains the differences in the physical characteristics, including landforms, climate, and natural resources, of the thirteen colonies.
-Explains the cultural characteristics, including distribution of population and languages, of the people in the thirteen colonies.
Suggested Unit
  • U.S.—Encounter, Colonization, and Devastation