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People Places Faces by we9mj6AB

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									                                          Scope and Sequence
                                              2009-2010
                             TEXARKANA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

                         I = Introduced          P = Practiced           M= Mastered

   People, Places, & Faces                                                        Grading Period
   Grade 8: Texas Middle School                                            1    2    3     4     5     6
(1) The student will build a foundation in history.
The student is expected to:
 (A) gain an understanding of the history, geography, economics,
     culture, science, people, and technology of:
     •United States
     •Canada
     •Europe
     •Asia                                                                IP   IP      IP   IP   IP   IPM
     •Africa
     •South America
     •Australia
     •Russia
     •Antarctica
(B) analyze the historical background of selected contemporary
     societies to evaluate relationships between past conflicts and
     current conditions
     •Past conflicts and/or political life in a contemporary society..
     •Mexican independence from Spain, Mexican culture
     combination of Native American and Spanish pasts – with new
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     elements – holidays and art show influence of history
     •European control over SW Asia and N Africa
     •Cold War
     •Arab/Israeli Wars (division of land, religious conflict)
     •African independence from Europeans.
    •Persian Gulf Wars
(2) The student understands the causes of exploration. The
    student is expected to:
(A) identify the reasons for European exploration                         IP   IPM IPM IPM IPM IPM
(B) compare political, economic, and social reasons for colonizing:
    •North America
    •India
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    •South America
    •Africa
    •Australia
(3) The student understands significant political and economic
    issues of the United States. The student is expected to:
 (A) explain the significance of individuals and/or events such as:
      •George Washington
      •Thomas Jefferson
      •Benjamin Franklin
      •American Revolution
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      •American Civil War
      •United States Constitution
      •Religions and philosophies (Hinduism, Taoism, Buddhism);
      impact around world
      •Slave trade (spread of culture and adopting customs/traditions)
 (4) The student understands the characteristics and relative
      locations of major historical and contemporary societies.
      The student is expected to:
(A) locate major historical and contemporary societies on maps and
                                                                         I    P    P    PM   PM   PM
     globes
(B) identify and explain the geographic factors responsible for the
     location of economic activities in places and regions
                                                                         I    P    P    PM   PM   PM
     •Include location of natural resources, trade
      routes/transportation, & physical features
 (5) The student uses geographic tools to collect, analyze, and
      interpret data. The student is expected to:
 (A) create maps, graphs, charts, & models                               I    P    P    PM   PM   PM
 (B) pose and answers questions about geographic maps, graphs,
                                                                         I    P    P    PM   PM   PM
      charts, models, and databases
 (6) The student understands the location and characteristics of
      places and regions. The student is expected to:
 (A) locate places and regions important in the United States            I    PM   PM   PM   PM   PM
 (B) compare places and regions of the United States in terms of
                                                                         I    PM   PM   PM   PM   PM
 physical and human geography
 (7) The student understands how humans adapted and
      modified the environment. The student is expected to:
 (A) settlement patterns                                                 I    P    P    P    P    M
 (B) human modification of the physical environment                      I    P    P    P    P    M
 (C) how different immigrant groups interacted with the
                                                                         I    P    P    P    P    M
 environment
 (8) The student understands the relationships between people
      from various racial, ethnic, & religious groups in the
      region. The student is expected to:
 (A) identify the racial, ethnic, and religious groups                        IP   IP   IP   IP   M
 (B) identify and differentiate between the different groups             I    IP   IP   IP   IP   M
 (C) explain how conflicts between the groups have been resolved
                                                                         I    IP   IP   IP   IP   M
      or why they still are present
 (D) analyze the contributions of the people of the various groups            IP   IP   IP   IP   M
 (E) identify the political and social role women and men play in the
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      society
(9) The student understands the relationship between the arts,
    literature in which they were created.
    The student is expected to:
(A) describe the development in art, music, literature, drama, and
     other cultural activities                                       I    P   P   P   P   M

(B) describe how the development of the arts have changed there
                                                                     I    P   P   P   P   M
     way of life
(C) identify examples of significant art, music, and literature      I    P   P   P   P   M
(10) The student understands how to communicate in written,
     oral, and visual forms. The student is expected to:
(A) research and present:
     •Oral reports
     •PowerPoint presentations
     •Book reports                                                   IP   P   P   P   P   M
     •Group assignments

								
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