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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:   3.2 Understands human interaction with the environment.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   3.2.1 Understands and analyzes how the environment has affected people and how people have affected the environment in the past or present.  
 
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Examples
-Examines how people in Mesopotamia shaped agriculture through the building of canals.
-Examines how Incas modified their environment to maximize crop production.
Suggested Unit
  • World—Ancient Civilizations (8000 BCE—600 CE)