8th grade social studies checklist 2007 revised 11 07 by 5pu6vf

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									    Eighth Grade

   Social Studies

Curriculum Framework


  Revised November 2007
                                         Social Studies Curriculum Framework

Strands                     Content Standard
Geography
 1. Physical and         Students shall develop an understanding of the physical and spatial characteristics and
Spatial                  applications of geography.
 2. Culture and          Students shall develop an understanding of how cultures around the world develop and change.
Diversity
 3. Interaction of       Students shall develop an understanding of the interactions between people and their
People and the           environment.
Environment
Civics
 4. Government           Students shall develop an understanding of the forms and roles of government.
 5. Citizenship          Students shall develop an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of citizens.
History
 6. History              Students shall analyze significant ideas, events, and people in world, national, state, and local
                         history and how they affect change over time.
Economics
7. Choices               Students shall analyze the costs and benefits of making economic choices.
8. Resources             Students shall evaluate the use and allocation of human, natural, and capital resources.
9. Markets               Students shall analyze the exchange of goods and services and the roles of governments,
                         businesses, and individuals in the market place.

*Each grade level continues to address earlier Student Learner Expectations as needed and as they apply to more difficult
text.



      THE GOAL FOR EACH STUDENT IS PROFICIENCY IN ALL REQUIREMENTS AT CURRENT AND
                                    PREVIOUS GRADES
Strand: Geography
        Standard 1: Physical and Spatial
               Students shall develop an understanding of the physical and spatial characteristics and
               applications of geography.
                                                                               WEEK NUMBER
                                SLE                    Qtr.
                                                               1    2   3    4     5   6    7     8    9   10   11
Location,    G.1.8.1                                        1
Place, and   Analyze the importance of the following        2
Region       navigation systems on                          3
             the development of world civilizations:
             • Amazon River                                 4
             • Mississippi River
             • Panama Canal
             • Rhine River
             • Suez Canal
             • Thames River
             • Volga River




Strand: Geography
        Standard 1: Physical and Spatial
               Students shall develop an understanding of the physical and spatial characteristics and
               applications of geography.
                                                                               WEEK NUMBER
                                SLE                    Qtr.
                                                               1    2   3    4     5   6    7     8    9   10   11
Map and      G.1.8.2                                        1
Globe        Analyze a physical map or global               2
Skills       projection created by geographer’s tools       3
             (e.g., astrolabe, compass, sextant, Global
             Positioning System [GPS], Geographic           4
             Information Systems [GIS], LANDSAT,
             Internet)
             G.1.8.3                                        1
             Construct specialized maps using data          2
             (e.g., climate, population, political units,   3
             resources)
                                                            4
             G.1.8.4                                        1
             Locate specific places on maps and             2
             globes using grid points (longitude and        3
             latitude)
                                                            4
             G.1.8.5                                        1
             Analyze the influence of Earth’s physical      2
             features on the development of regions of      3
             the world
                                                            4
Strand: Geography
        Standard 2: Culture and Diversity
               Students shall develop an understanding of how cultures around the world develop and change.
                                                                               WEEK NUMBER
                                   SLE                   Qtr.
                                                               1 2 3 4            5 6      7 8 9 10 11
Culture/Diversity   G.2.8.1                                       1
                    Analyze the work of writers and               2
                    artists as examples of cultural               3
                    heritage from communities around
                    the world                                     4
                    G.2.8.2                                       1
                    Research the contributions of people          2
                    of various racial, ethnic and religious       3
                    backgrounds (e.g., de Medici,
                    Emperor Meiji, Matthew Perry,                 4
                    Saladin the Great)
                    G.2.8.3                                       1
                    Examine cultures to determine the             2
                    level of assimilation and cultural            3
                    exchange brought about by
                    technological advances:                       4
                    • printing press
                    • telegraph
                    • railroad
                    • radio
                    • television
                    • Internet




Strand: Geography
        Standard 3: Interaction of People and the Environment
               Students shall develop an understanding of the interactions between people and their
               environment.
                                                                                WEEK NUMBER
                                SLE                      Qtr.
                                                               1    2    3    4   5   6    7    8   9   10   11
Movement     G.3.8.1                                          1
             Examine effects of push-pull factors on          2
             various regions (e.g., disease, resources,       3
             industrialization, technology)
                                                              4
             G.3.8.2                                          1
             Analyze the impact of ideas, information,        2
             and technology on global                         3
             interdependence
                                                              4
             G.3.8.3                                          1
             Analyze changes in infrastructure brought        2
             about by globalization                           3
                                                              4
Strand: Geography
        Standard 3: Interaction of People and the Environment
               Students shall develop an understanding of the interactions between people and their
               environment.
                                                                                WEEK NUMBER
                                  SLE                    Qtr.
                                                                1    2    3   4   5   6    7    8   9   10   11
Human         G.3.8.4                                       1
Environment   Determine the impact of population            2
Interaction   growth on renewable and nonrenewable          3
              resources
                                                            4
              G.3.8.5                                       1
              Analyze methods and consequences of           2
              environmental modification on world           3
              regions and populations (e.g., acid rain,
              erosion, clear cutting, desertification,      4
              global warming, ozone depletion, strip
              mining,)




Strand: Civics
        Standard 4: Government
               Students shall develop an understanding of the forms and roles of government.
                                                                               WEEK NUMBER
                                SLE                     Qtr.
                                                                1   2   3    4    5    6  7  8     9    10   11
Forms and     C.4.8.1                                       1
Roles of      Analyze forms of government pertaining        2
Government    to the legislative, executive, and judicial   3
              branches:
              • democracy                                   4
              • dictatorship
              • monarchy
              • oligarchy
              • theocracy
              • totalitarianism
              C.4.8.2                                       1
              Research individuals and their roles in       2
              changing governments (e.g., Otto von          3
              Bismarck, Mikhail Gorbachev, Abdel
              Nasser, Juan Peron, Lech Walesa,              4
              George Washington, Sun Yatsen)
              C.4.8.3                                       1
              Discuss the origins of political              2
              parties/movements (e.g., Communist            3
              Party, Fascist Party, Green Party, Nazi
              Party, socialist parties, environmentalist    4
              movement, human rights movement,
              feminist movement)
Strand: Civics
        Standard 5: Citizenship
               Students shall develop an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of citizens.
                                                                               WEEK NUMBER
                                SLE                    Qtr.
                                                                1    2   3   4    5      6    7     8    9   10   11
Roots of      C.5.8.1                                       1
Democracy     Examine the influence of constitutions        2
              used by various nations                       3
                                                            4
              C.5.8.2                                       1
              Research national symbols from other          2
              nations of the world (e.g., national flags,   3
              statues, monuments)
                                                            4




Strand: Civics
        Standard 5: Citizenship
               Students shall develop an understanding of how to participate develop and use the skills
               necessary for effective citizenship.
                                                                                WEEK NUMBER
                                  SLE                    Qtr.
                                                               1    2 3       4    5   6 7      8     9      10   11
Rights and         C.5.8.3                                   1
Responsibilities   Discuss struggles to gain rights for      2
of Citizens        citizens in various countries (e.g.,      3
                   China, France, Mexico, South Africa,
                   United States)                            4
                   C.5.8.4                                   1
                   Examine the value citizens of other       2
                   countries place on voting                 3
                                                             4
                   C.5.8.5                                   1
                   Analyze the influence citizen             2
                   participation has on government           3
                                                             4
                   C.5.8.6                                   1
                   Analyze world organizations involved      2
                   in citizens’ rights (e.g., Amnesty        3
                   International, Doctors Without
                   Borders, United Nations)                  4
Strand: History
        Standard 6: History
                Students shall analyze significant ideas, events, and people in world, national, state, and local
                history and how they affect change over time.
                                                                                  WEEK NUMBER
                                SLE                        Qtr.
                                                                  1    2   3    4    5    6    7     8    9 10      11
Continuity   H.6.8.1                                         1
and          Examine ways viewpoints expressed in            2
Change       political cartoons and other primary and        3
             secondary source documents have
             changed policy and public perception            4
             H.6.8.2                                         1
             Compare historical events on a timeline to      2
             discover correlations                           3
                                                             4
             H.6.8.3                                         1
             Examine Catholic Church policies that led       2
             to the Protestant Reformation (e.g., Great      3
             Schism, French papacy, indulgences,
             simony, lay investiture)                        4
             H.6.8.4                                         1
             Investigate Protestant reformers:               2
             • Martin Luther                                 3
             • Henry VIII
             • John Calvin                                   4
             H.6.8.5                                         1
             Describe the Counter reformation (e.g.,         2
             Jesuits, Council of Trent, Inquisition)         3
                                                             4
             H.6.8.6                                         1
             Identify new technologies that made             2
             European exploration possible (e.g.,            3
             astrolabe, cartography, caravel, compass)
                                                             4
             H.6.8.7                                         1
             Describe the establishment of colonies as       2
             a result of the conquest of indigenous          3
             people (e.g., Africa, Asia, New World)
                                                             4
             H.6.8.8                                         1
             Investigate the influence of the Ottoman        2
             Empire                                          3
                                                             4
             H.6.8.9                                         1
             Identify major contributors of the Scientific   2
             Revolution (e.g., Muhammed Al-                  3
             Khwarizmi, Francis Bacon, Nicholas
             Copernicus, Galileo Galilei, Johannes           4
             Kepler, Isaac Newton, Zhang Heng)
Strand: History
        Standard 6: History (Cont’d)
                Students shall analyze significant ideas, events, and people in world, national, state, and local
                history and how they affect change over time.
                                                                                  WEEK NUMBER
                                SLE                        Qtr.
                                                                  1    2   3    4    5    6    7     8    9 10      11
Continuity   H.6.8.10                                        1
and          Discuss the rise of absolute rulers and the     2
Change       divine right of kings (e.g., African, Asian,    3
(Cont’d)     European)
                                                             4
             H.6.8.11                                        1
             Analyze consequences of the triangular          2
             trade and the Columbian Exchange                3
             between Africa, the Americas, and
             Europe                                          4
             H.6.8.12                                        1
             Investigate influences on modern society        2
             of Enlightenment thinkers including but         3
             not limited to:
             • John Locke                                    4
             • Baron de Montesquieu
             • Jean Jacques Rousseau
             H.6.8.13                                        1
             Examine the influence of Enlightenment          2
             ideas on revolutionary movements (e.g.,         3
             American Revolution, French Revolution,
             Latin American revolutions, Revolutions of      4
             1848)
             H.6.8.14                                        1
             Investigate causes and consequences of          2
             the Industrial Revolution (e.g., changing       3
             technology, mass production, societal
             changes)                                        4
             H.6.8.15                                        1
             Discuss societal changes resulting from         2
             pandemics (e.g., bubonic plague/Black           3
             Death, small pox, tuberculosis, influenza,
             polio, HIV-AIDS)                                4
             H.6.8.16                                        1
             Investigate 19th century social and political   2
             reform movements (e.g., abolition,              3
             education, extension of suffrage, labor
             movements, rise of socialism,                   4
             temperance)
             H.6.8.17                                        1
             Explain the influences that changing            2
             technology had on World War I and World         3
             War II (e.g., weapons, medicine,
             transportation, communication)                  4
Strand: History
        Standard 6: History (Cont’d)
                Students shall analyze significant ideas, events, and people in world, national, state, and local
                history and how they affect change over time.
                                                                                  WEEK NUMBER
                                SLE                        Qtr.
                                                                  1    2   3    4    5    6    7     8    9 10      11
Continuity   H.6.8.18                                       1
and          Examine the impact of the Cold War on          2
Change       global relations                               3
(Cont’d)
                                                            4
             H.6.8.19                                       1
             Discuss the downfall of communist              2
             governments (e.g., Soviet Union, Poland)       3
                                                            4
             H.6.8.20                                       1
             Examine reasons for the transformation of      2
             world economies in the late 20th century       3
             (e.g., technology, communication,
             transportation, Organization of Petroleum      4
             Exporting Countries [OPEC], resource
             allocation)
             H.6.8.21                                       1
             Discuss the growth of technology               2
             resulting from the space race (e.g.,           3
             artificial satellites, computers, new food
             technologies)                                  4
Strand: History
       Standard 6: History
                Students shall analyze significant ideas, events, and people in world, national, state, and local
                history and how they affect change over time.
                                                                                  WEEK NUMBER
                                SLE                        Qtr.
                                                                  1    2   3    4    5    6    7     8    9 10      11
Conflict     H.6.8.22                                       1
and          Discuss the emergence of England as a          2
Consensus    world power during the Elizabethan             3
             period (e.g., Spanish Armada, sea dogs)
                                                            4
             H.6.8.23                                       1
             Describe causes and consequences of            2
             World War I (e.g., imperialism, militarism,    3
             nationalism, alliances, Treaty of
             Versailles, League of Nations)                 4
             H.6.8.24                                       1
             Discuss the Russian Revolutions and the        2
             establishment of a communist state (e.g.,      3
             Bolsheviks, Lenin, Stalin)
                                                            4
             H.6.8.25                                       1
             Describe causes and consequences of            2
             World War II (e.g., fascism, anti-             3
             Semitism, Pearl Harbor, atomic bomb,
             satellite countries)                           4
             H.6.8.26                                       1
             Examine the following battles as turning       2
             points of World War II:                        3
             • Battle of Britain • Battle of the Bulge
             • D-Day               • Midway                 4
             • Pearl Harbor        • Stalingrad
             H.6.8.27                                       1
             Identify the functions of post World War II    2
             international organizations (e.g.,             3
             Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
             [SEATO], North Atlantic Treaty                 4
             Organization [NATO], Warsaw Pact,
             United Nations)
             H.6.8.28                                       1
             Discuss causes and effects of post-World       2
             War II conflicts (e.g., Southeast Asia,        3
             Middle East, Balkans, Sub-Saharan
             Africa)                                        4
             H.6.8.29                                       1
             Examine changes brought about by the           2
             following world leaders including, but not     3
             limited to:
             • Mahatma Gandhi                               4
             • Martin Luther King, Jr.
             • Nelson Mandela
             • Anwar Sadat
             • Margaret Thatcher
             • Mao Zedong
             H.6.8.30                                       1
             Examine causes and effects of terrorism        2
             (e.g., economics, safety and security,         3
             tourism, patriotism, nationalism, 9/11)
                                                            4
Strand: History
        Standard 6: History
                Students shall analyze significant ideas, events, and people in world, national, state, and local
                history and how they affect change over time.
                                                                                  WEEK NUMBER
                                SLE                        Qtr.
                                                                  1    2   3    4    5    6    7     8    9 10      11
Movement      H.6.8.31                                       1
              Illustrate the routes of European              2
              explorers during the Age of Exploration        3
              including, but not limited to:
              • Christopher Columbus                         4
              • Ferdinand Magellan
              • Vasco da Gama
              • Vasco Nuñez de Balboa
              • Bartolomeu Dias
              H.6.8.32                                       1
              Illustrate the expansion of European           2
              imperialism:                                   3
              • Africa
              • Asia                                         4
              • Australia
              • Latin America
              H.6.8.33                                       1
              Illustrate the triangular trade routes that    2
              developed in the Atlantic Ocean                3
                                                             4
              H.6.8.34                                       1
              Illustrate the expansion of communism          2
              (e.g., Asia, Cuba, Europe, Latin America)      3
                                                             4
              H.6.8.35                                       1
              Compare and contrast historical and            2
              cultural maps of each continent (e.g.,         3
              political boundaries, migration patterns,      4
              trade routes, colonization)



Strand: History
       Standard 6: History:
                Students shall analyze significant ideas, events, and people in world, national, state, and local
                history and how they affect change over time.
                                                                                  WEEK NUMBER
                                SLE                        Qtr.
                                                                  1    2   3    4    5    6    7     8    9 10      11
Cultural     H.6.8.36                                       1
Diversity    Describe the development of the                2
and          Renaissance                                    3
Uniformity
                                                            4
             H.6.8.37                                       1
             Examine contributions of Renaissance           2
             writers and artists including, but not         3
             limited to:
             • Machiavelli                                  4
             • Michelangelo
             • Shakespeare
             • da Vinci
Strand: History
       Standard 6: History
                Students shall analyze significant ideas, events, and people in world, national, state, and local
                history and how they affect change over time.
                                                                                  WEEK NUMBER
                                 SLE                       Qtr.
                                                                   1   2   3    4    5     6   7     8    9 10      11
Regionalism    H.6.8.38                                      1
and            Examine causes and consequences of            2
Nationalism    genocide and ethnic cleansing (e.g.,          3
               Armenia, Holocaust, Kosovo, Rwanda)
                                                             4
               H.6.8.39                                      1
               Describe the effects of imperialism and       2
               related nationalistic movements (e.g.,        3
               Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America)
                                                             4
               H.6.8.40                                      1
               Investigate Asian-American relations          2
               prior to World War II (e.g., Open Door        3
               Policy, Boxer Rebellion, Gentlemen’s
               Agreement, Manchuria, rearmament)             4
Strand: Economics
       Standard 7: Choices
                   Students shall analyze the costs and benefits of making economic choices.
                                                                                WEEK NUMBER
                              SLE                        Qtr.
                                                                1    2   3    4   5   6   7  8   9   10   11
Costs and   E.7.8.1                                     1
Benefits    Analyze changing wants and needs of         2
            people over time                            3
                                                        4
            E.7.8.2                                     1
            Analyze the impact of present choices on    2
            future consequences                         3
                                                        4
            E.7.8.3                                     1
            Analyze periods of time when scarcity       2
            affected economic wants and needs of        3
            people in regions or countries
                                                        4
            E.7.8.4                                     1
            Analyze scarcity of productive resources    2
            and the need for people to make choices     3
            and incur opportunity costs
                                                        4
            E.7.8.5                                     1
            Evaluate limited resources of nations and   2
            choices governments must make               3
                                                        4
            E.7.8.6                                     1
            Compare trade-offs among world              2
            economic systems                            3
                                                        4
            E.7.8.7                                     1
            Analyze traditional, market, and command    2
            economies                                   3
                                                        4
Strand: Economics
       Standard 8: Resources
               Students shall evaluate the use and allocation of human, natural, and capital resources
                                                                                WEEK NUMBER
                               SLE                       Qtr.
                                                                 1  2    3    4    5   6      7   8    9   10   11
Factors of   E.8.8.1                                       1
Production   Discuss changes in productivity that have     2
             impacted global living standards and          3
             economic strategies (e.g., new
             technologies, new organizational              4
             methods)
             E.8.8.2                                       1
             Analyze methods for improving the quality     2
             and quantity of human capital and             3
             increased productivity (e.g., technology,
             industrialization, competition, wages)        4
             E.8.8.3                                       1
             Examine consequences of changing              2
             factors of production:                        3
             • human resources
             • capital resources                           4
             • natural resources
             • entrepreneurship
Strand: Economics
       Standard 9: Markets
               Students shall analyze the exchange of goods and services and the roles of governments,
               businesses, and individuals in the market place.
                                                                              WEEK NUMBER
                               SLE                       Qtr.
                                                                1 2    3   4     5    6    7   8   9 10   11
Financial   E.9.8.1                                       1
Markets     Investigate functions of early banking        2
            systems (e.g., depository, usury, just        3
            price)
                                                          4
            E.9.8.2                                       1
            Analyze the role of the stock market in the   2
            economies of the United States and other      3
            countries (e.g., Financial Times Stock
            Exchange[FTSE], Tokyo Stock Exchange          4
            [TSE], New York Stock Exchange
            [NYSE], National Association of Securities
            Dealers Automated Quotations
            [NASDAQ])
            E.9.8.3                                       1
            Investigate the impact of inflation on the    2
            growth and prosperity of a nation             3
                                                          4
            E.9.8.4                                       1
            Investigate the use of Gross Domestic         2
            Product (GDP) to measure a nation’s           3
            economic success and standard of living
                                                          4
Global      E.9.8.5                                       1
Markets     Evaluate advantages and disadvantages         2
            of global trade                               3
                                                          4
            E.9.8.6                                       1
            Analyze exchange rates in a global            2
            economy                                       3
                                                          4
            E.9.8.7                                       1
            Examine changes in currencies over time       2
            and the resulting effect on global trade      3
                                                          4
Strand: Economics
        Standard 9: Markets
               Students shall analyze the exchange of goods and services and the roles of governments,
               businesses, and individuals in the market place.
                                                                              WEEK NUMBER
                               SLE                       Qtr.
                                                                1 2    3   4     5    6    7   8   9 10   11
Goods       E.9.8.8                                    1
and         Evaluate the interaction of supply and     2
Services    demand                                     3
                                                       4
            E.9.8.9                                    1
            Describe the four types of market          2
            structures:                                3
            • monopolies
            • monopolistic competition                 4
            • oligopolies
            • pure competition
            E.9.8.10                                   1
            Compare and contrast global effects of     2
            marketing techniques:                      3
            • advertising
            • e-commerce                               4

								
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