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OK.6.CS.WORLD GEOGRAPHY - WESTERN HEMISPHERE: THE WHY OF WHERE – PLACES, PATTERNS OF SETTLEMENT, AND GLOBAL INTERACTIONS - SOCIAL STUDIES CONTENT SKILLS
WORLD GEOGRAPHY - WESTERN HEMISPHERE: THE WHY OF WHERE – PLACES, PATTERNS OF SETTLEMENT, AND GLOBAL INTERACTIONS - SOCIAL STUDIES CONTENT SKILLS
6.CS.1. The student will analyze data from a geographic perspective using the skills and tools of geography. 6.CS.1.3. Describe basic types of map projections and compare how they display information including Mercator, Peters, and Robinson, and apply the concepts of scale, distance, direction, relative location, absolute location, and latitude and longitude.
6.CS.1.6. Commemorate Celebrate Freedom Week by recognizing the sacrifices and contributions to American freedom by veterans and by reciting the social contract selection from the Declaration of Independence: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. – That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.
6.CS.2. The student will examine the cultural and physical characteristics of the major regions of the Western Hemisphere. 6.CS.2.1. Define the concept of region and identify major political, physical, and economic regions of the Western Hemisphere including 6.CS.2.1.B. The physical regions including the Amazon rainforest and the North American Great Plains, and
6.CS.2.2. Describe specific political regions of the Western Hemisphere and identify on a political map the major urban centers and countries including 6.CS.2.2.B. Major metropolitan areas including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Washington, DC, Miami, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Mexico City, Panama City, San Jose, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Santiago, Caracas, Bogota, Sao Paulo, San Juan, and Havana.
6.CS.2.3. Describe the characteristics and relative location of major cultural regions of the Western Hemisphere including 6.CS.2.3.A. the Maya civilization of Mesoamerica, Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Maya Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Exploration
6.CS.2.3.B. the Inca civilization of Latin America, Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Incas Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Exploration
6.CS.2.3.C. the Inuit indigenous peoples of the Arctic,
6.CS.2.3.D. Hispanic communities of the United States and indigenous peoples of North and South America, and Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Iroquois
6.CS.2.4. Explain and summarize how common characteristics can link as well as divide regions including 6.CS.2.4.B. The free trade relationships established by NAFTA, and
6.CS.3. The student will examine the interactions of physical systems that shape the patterns of Earth’s surface. 6.CS.3.1. Integrate visual information in order to identify on a physical map and describe the major landforms and bodies of water of the Western Hemisphere including 6.CS.3.1.A. Bodies of Water - Mississippi, Colorado, MacKenzie, Rio Grande, and Amazon Rivers, Gulf of Mexico, Hudson Bay, Straits of Magellan and the Bering Strait, Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic and Southern Oceans, the Great Lakes, and the concept of drainage systems and the Continental Divide. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Geography Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Panama Canal
6.CS.3.1.B. Landforms - the Appalachian, Rocky, Andes, and Cascade Mountain Ranges, the Atacama and Sonoran Deserts, the Hawaiian and Greater Antilles archipelagos, the Pampas and Great Plains, the Canadian Shield, the Yucatan Peninsula, the Isthmus of Panama, and the Great Basin. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Geography
6.CS.3.2. Describe how the processes and factors of latitude, elevation, Earth-Sun relationship, prevailing winds, and proximity to bodies of water influence climate and how humans respond to regional climate patterns and events including drought and El Niño.
6.CS.4. The student will analyze the human systems of the Western Hemisphere in the context of the world’s peoples and cultures. 6.CS.4.1. Identify and describe cultural traits of language, ethnic heritage, social systems, religion, and traditions including how cultural diffusion impacts societies. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Iroquois
6.CS.4.2. Describe and compare examples of the market and command economic systems including how governments affect economic activities in such systems.
6.CS.4.3. Describe the major political systems of representative governments (democracy, republic, constitutional monarchy) and authoritarian systems (dictatorship) including the role of the citizen in the selection of government officials, lawmaking, and the liberties guaranteed under different forms of government.
6.CS.4.4. Cite specific textual and visual evidence to explain patterns of global economic interdependence and world trade including the concepts of balance of trade, supply and demand, and measures of economic growth including Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
6.CS.5. The student will analyze the interactions of humans and their environment in the western hemisphere. 6.CS.5.2. Summarize the impact of the distribution of major renewable and nonrenewable resources and evaluate how the three levels of economic activities (primary, secondary, and tertiary) contribute to the development of a country or region including 6.CS.5.2.D. North America’s access to iron and coal enabling a productive steel industry. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Urbanization
6.CS.5.3. Evaluate the effects of human modification of and adaptation to the natural environment including 6.CS.5.3.B. Construction of the Panama Canal, Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Panama Canal
6.CS.5.3.D. Diversion of the Colorado River for irrigation and municipal water. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Geography
6.CS.5.4. Analyze regional problems of the western hemisphere having spatial dimensions including 6.CS.5.4.D. Water pollution from industrial run-off into the Great Lakes. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Geography
6.CS.5.5. Summarize the role of citizens as responsible stewards of natural resources and the environment including 6.CS.5.5.C. Conservation of natural resources, and
6.CS.5.5.D. Support of alternative and sustainable energy sources. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide TVA