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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:   3.2 Understands human interaction with the environment.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   3.2.3 Understands and analyzes the impact of the European colonists' movement to the Americas on the land and the indigenous peoples.  
 
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Examples
-Explains and analyzes how the movement of the colonists to the Americas forced the movement of native peoples from their land.
-Explains how the triangular trade route between Africa, Britain, and the thirteen colonies forced the movement of African people as slave labor.
Suggested Unit
  • U.S.—Encounter, Colonization, and Devastation