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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   6  
  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 Constructs and analyzes maps using scale, direction, symbols, legends and projections to gather information.  
 
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Examples
-Compares past and present satellite images of the Amazon Rainforest to illustrate deforestation.
-Constructs a population map of Canada, including annual temperature, and draws conclusions about how the environment affects human settlement.
Suggested Unit
  • World Geography