Geography Enduring Understandings by xkv18799

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									                                                  Geography
                                         Enduring Understandings
1. Natural and human events impact cultures in different ways
2. Uneven distribution of resources has resulted in both cooperation and conflict.
3. The earth is constantly changing. These changes effect regions in different ways.
4. People are constantly interacting with their environment. There have been both positive and negative
   consequences of these interactions.
             Benchmarks                          Core Democratic Values             Essential Assessments
The learner will:

G 1 describe how major world issues and                                         Graphic Organizer - map
events affect various people, societies,        All CDV’s included
places, and cultures in different ways.

G 2 explain how culture might affect
women’s and men’s perceptions.

G 3 describe the environmental
consequences of major world processes
and events.

G 4 assess the relationship between
property ownership and the management of
natural resources.

G 5 describe major world patterns of
economic activity and explain the reasons
for the patterns.

G 6 explain how events have causes and
consequences in different parts of the world.

G 7 explain how major world processes
affect different world regions.

G 8 explain how major world regions
are changing

G 9 explain how processes like
population growth, economic development,
urbanization resource use, international
trade, global communication, and
environmental impact are affecting different
world regions.

G 10 describe major patterns of economic
development, political systems and some of
the factors causing them

G 11 how geography and major world
processes influence major world events.

G 12 explain the causes and importance
of global issues involving cultural stability
and change, economic development and
international trade, resource use,
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environmental impact, conflict and
cooperation, and explain how they may
affect the future..




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                Social Studies – Essential Assessment

  Product:      Graphic Organizer - Map                                                     Grade:
                                                   9
Benchmarks:         Historical Perspective         X       Geography                   Economics
       Civics              Inquiry                  Public Discourse                   Citizen
Involvement

Assessment Standards:     X Organization of Information    Consideration of
Alternatives X Disciplinary Content    X Disciplinary Process    Elaborated Written
Communication      Audience beyond School            X Problem Connected to World
Beyond Classroom

Assessment Task: Students will find, identify, and label a map with teacher selected
locations, cultures, countries, and economies.

                         Depth of            Map Elements                Cultural              Technology
                        knowledge                                     Identification

                    Contains the           Find, identify, and      Students are able to
                    following elements     label all the selected   find, identify, and
                    selected locations,    regions and/or           label characteristics
 Level 4            cultures, countries,   locations correctly.     and economies of
                    and economies.                                  the people who live
                                                                    in four regions.
                    Contains 3 of the      Find, identify, and      Students are able to
                    elements stated in     label 3 of the           find, identify, and
                    level 4.               elements stated in       label characteristics
      Level 3                              level 4.                 and economies of
                                                                    the people who live
                                                                    in three regions.

                    Contains 2 of the      Find, identify, and      Students are able to
                    elements stated in     label 2 of the           find, identify, and
                    level 4.               elements stated in       label characteristics
      Level 2                              level 4.                 and economies of
                                                                    the people who live
                                                                    in two regions.

                    Contains 1 of the      Find, identify, and      Students are able to
                    elements stated in     label 1 of the           identify
                    level 4.               elements stated in       characteristics and
      Level 1                              level 4.                 economies of the
                                                                    people who live in
                                                                    one region.




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1 Geography: (People, Places and Cultures)
Benchmark: The learner will describe how major world issues and events affect various
people, societies, places, and cultures in different ways.
                                            Analysis of Benchmark
Vocabulary:           global warming       ethnicity      World Health Organization          deforestation
race                  AIDS                 pollution      ebola                              demographics
environmental                                             natural resources
     Key Concepts and Ideas                        Resources                            Learning Objectives
                                       Books:                               The leaner will:
G1: 1. Global health issues are        World Geography Today. Holt,
impacted by resources and              Rinehart, and Winston.               1. identify challenges future
education.                                                                  challenges will face.
                                       Video:
G1: 2. Population distribution                                              2. describe the factors that will
and trends are worldwide issues.       Software:                            affect the size of future populations.
                                       MI CLLIMB
G1: 3. Environmental concerns                                               3. explain why the worlds
are worldwide.                         Websites:                            population has grown over time.
                                       www.nationalgeographic.com
G1: 4. The impact of regional                                               4. recognize the differences
conflicts affect global populations.   http://www.odci.gov/cia/public between developed and developing
                                       ations/factbook/index.html           countries.

                                       http://www.prb.org/

                                       http://www.nationalgeographi
                                       c.com/xpeditions/

                                       http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cs
                                       home.html

                                       http://geography.about.com/s
                                       cience/geography/library/blan
                                       k/blxindex.htm

                                       http://www.coaps.fsu.edu/lib/e
                                       lninolinks/

                                       http://www.who.int/home-
                                       page/


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2 Geography: (People, Places and Cultures)
Benchmark: The learner will explain how culture might affect women’s and men’s perceptions.
                                                Analysis of Benchmark
Vocabulary:            culture trait            culture region   ethnic group          innovation
culture                acculturation            domestication    nationalism           regionalism
diffusion              democracy                ethnocentrism    discrimination        prejudice
Communism
     Key Concepts and Ideas                          Resources                        Learning Objectives
                                       Books:                              The leaner will:
G2: 1 Culture includes all             World Geography Today. Holt,
aspects of a society’s way of life.    Rinehart, and Winston               1. identify various cultural
                                                                           behaviors.
G2: 2 Cultures change through          Video:
innovation and diffusion.                                                  2. describe various political
                                       Software:                           philosophies and their impact on societies.
G2: 3 Innovations of agriculture,
urbanization, and industrialization    Websites:                           3. describe the impact of
have affected how the basic            www.nationalgeographic.com          various cultures on one another.
needs of human beings are met.
                                       http://www.odci.gov/cia/public      4. identify the major causes of
G2: 4 World conflicts are caused       ations/factbook/index.html          conflicts between nations or cultures.
by many factors.
                                       http://www.prb.org/                 5. describe the information
                                                                           age.
                                       http://www.nationalgeographic
                                       .com/xpeditions/                    6. explain why cities develop
                                                                           and grow.
                                       http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cs
                                       home.html                           7. explain how people acquired
                                                                           the resources they need to live.
                                       http://geography.about.com/sc
                                       ience/geography/library/blank/      8. define a culture region.
                                       blxindex.htm

                                       http://www.coaps.fsu.edu/lib/e
                                       lninolinks/




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3 Geography: (Human/Environment Interaction)
Benchmark: The leaner will describe the environmental consequences of major world processes and
events.
                                            Analysis of Benchmark
Vocabulary:      reforestation       deforestation                   desertification acid rain
ozone            crop rotation       nonrenewable energy source      fossil fuel         green peace
nuclear energy   hydroelectric       birthrate                       death rate          land reform
     Key Concepts and Ideas                         Resources                               Learning Objectives
                                        Books:                                   The leaner will:
G3: 1 With an ever growing              World Geography Today. Holt,
population, the world faces a serious Rinehart, and Winston.                     1. describe the causes and
problem of resource depletion.                                                   effects of deforestation.
                                        Video:
G3: 2 Industrialization,                                                         2. identify the effects of a
urbanization, and the burning of        Software:                                growing world population.
fossil fuels, has caused serious        MI CLIMB
environmental consequences, which                                                3. identify the causes of a
may result in climate changes.                                                   changing world climate.
                                        Websites:
G3: 3 Unequal and uneven                www.nationalgeographic.com               4. explain the effect a growing
distribution of resources results in                                             world population has on water and air
global conflicts.                       http://www.odci.gov/cia/publicat quality.
                                        ions/factbook/index.html
G3: 4 All must work together to                                                  5. describe the consequences
secure the future health of our         http://www.prb.org/                      of uneven resource distribution.
shaped planet.
                                        http://www.nationalgeographic. 6. describe the effects of
                                        com/xpeditions/                          nuclear energy as a power source.

                                       http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/csh         7. identify renewable energy
                                       ome.html                                 resources.

                                       http://geography.about.com/sci
                                       ence/geography/library/blank/bl
                                       xindex.htm

                                       http://www.coaps.fsu.edu/lib/eln
                                       inolinks/

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4 Geography: (Human/Environment Interaction)
Benchmark: The leaner will assess the relationship between property ownership and the management of
natural resources.
                                           Analysis of Benchmark
Vocabulary:        infrastructure          industry            third- world countries   Communism
market economy     free enterprise         developed regions   developing regions       capitalism
land reform        foreign aid
    Key Concepts and Ideas                        Resources                           Learning Objectives
                                     Books:                                  The leaner will:
G4: 1 Countries of the world can     World Geography Today. Holt,
be grouped according to to their     Rinehart, and Winston                   1. describe the various types of
economic conditions.                                                         economic and political systems.
q                                    Video:
G4: 2 The world’s population                                                 2. identify how developed
has increased dramatically over      Software:                               countries and developing countries differ.
the past few centuries.              MI CLIMB
                                                                             3. explain why world population
G4: 3 Regions of the world are       Websites:                               has grown.
densely populated while other        www.nationalgeographic.com
regions are sparsely populated.                                              4. describe the factors the will
                                     http://www.odci.gov/cia/publicati       affect the future size of populations.
G4: 4 Geographers have               ons/factbook/index.html
different ways of measuring                                                  5. identify problems faced by
economic development.                http://www.prb.org/                     developing countries in their efforts to
                                                                             improve their economies.
                                     http://www.nationalgeographic.c
                                     om/xpeditions/                          6. identify the advantages people
                                                                             in developed countries have that people in
                                     http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/csho       developing countries do not have.
                                     me.html

                                     http://geography.about.com/scie
                                     nce/geography/library/blank/blxin
                                     dex.htm

                                     http://www.coaps.fsu.edu/lib/elni
                                     nolinks/

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5 Geography: (Location, Movement and Connections)
Benchmark: The leaner will describe major world patterns of economic activity and explain the reasons for
the patterns.
                                            Analysis of Benchmark
Vocabulary:       trade                Communism           traditional economics           immigration
socialism         capitalism           market economics command economics                  balance of trade
trade deficit     NAFTA                taxes               tariff
      Key Concepts and Ideas                         Resources                            Learning Objectives
                                          Books:                              The leaner will:
G5: 1 Unequal and uneven                  World Geography Today. Holt,
distribution of resources results in      Rinehart, and Winston               1. describe the economic, political and
world trade, but also results in world                                            social characteristics of the world.
conflict.                                 Video:
                                                                              2. describe the economic and political
G6: 2 Geographers have several            Software:                               challenges the world faces.
different ways of measuring               MI CLIMB
economic development.                                                         3. describe the activities that support the
                                          Websites:                               economies of the world.
G6: 3 Industrialized countries share www.nationalgeographic.co
many similarities.                        m                                   4. identify how economies and politics are
                                                                                  linked.
                                          http://www.odci.gov/cia/publ
                                          ications/factbook/index.html 5. explain the importance of global
                                                                                  exchange.
                                          http://www.prb.org/

                                       http://www.nationalgeograp
                                       hic.com/xpeditions/

                                       http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/
                                       cshome.html

                                       http://geography.about.com/
                                       science/geography/library/bl
                                       ank/blxindex.htm

                                       http://www.coaps.fsu.edu/lib
                                       /elninolinks/



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6 Geographic: (Location, Movement and Connections)
Benchmark: The leaner will explain how events have causes and consequences in different parts of the
world.
                                              Analysis of Benchmark
Vocabulary:            Deforestation          Rain forest           Ozone                  immigration
Global warming         Pollution              Scarce resources      News                   Technology
Current events         Cultural Conflicts     Religious conflicts   Regional conflicts     Acid rain
       Concepts and Ideas                             Resources                              Learning Objectives
                                        Books:                                    The leaner will:
G6: 1 With an ever growing              World Geography Today. Holt,
population, the world faces a           Rinehart, and Winston                     1. describe the causes and
serious problem of resource                                                       effects of the depletion of natural
depletion.                              Video:                                    resources.

G6: 2 Industrialization and             Software:                                 2. relate the impact the media
urbanization have caused serious        MI CLIMB                                  has on global issues and events
environmental consequences,
which may result in climate             Websites:                                 3. identify the locations of
changes.                                www.nationalgeographic.com                regional, cultural, and religious conflicts.

G6: 3 Unequal and uneven                http://www.odci.gov/cia/publicati         4. describe the causes of
distribution of resources results in    ons/factbook/index.html                   conflicts in various locations around the
global conflicts.                                                                 world.
                                        http://www.prb.org/
G6: 4 Immigration and cultural
conflicts can be attributed to a lack   http://www.nationalgeographic.c
of natural resources.                   om/xpeditions/

                                        http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/csho
                                        me.html

                                        http://geography.about.com/scie
                                        nce/geography/library/blank/blxi
                                        ndex.htm

                                        http://www.coaps.fsu.edu/lib/elni
                                        nolinks/


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7 Geography: (Regions, Patterns, and Processes)
Benchmark: The leaner will explain how major world processes affect different world regions.
                                              Analysis of Benchmark
Vocabulary:          plate tectonics        erosion             rock weathering      sediment
glacier              sand dune              lava                volcano              fold
fault                earthquake             plain               plateau              mid-ocean ridge
abyssal plain        subduction             Trench              relief               floodplain
alluvial fan         delta                  Pangaea             Gondwanaland         continental drift
landforms
Key Concepts and Ideas                               Resources                         Learning Objectives
                                       Books:                                 The leaner will:
G7: 1 Earth form is constantly         World Geography Today. Holt,
being changed by forces inside the     Rinehart, and Winston.                 1. identify the ways erosion
planet and on its surface.                                                    affects the earth’s surface.
                                       Video:
G7: 2 Erosion, heat, and plate                                                2. describe the theory of plate
movement are constantly                Software:                              tectonics.
constructing land forms.               MI CLIMB
                                                                              3. explain how the continents
G7: 3 Landforms can be classified      Websites:                              and major landforms were made.
as primary or secondary.               www.nationalgeographic.com
                                                                              4. identify the difference
                                       http://www.odci.gov/cia/publicati      between folding and faulting.
                                       ons/factbook/index.html
                                                                              5. recognize primary and
                                       http://www.prb.org/                    secondary landforms and how they
                                                                              differ.
                                       http://www.nationalgeographic.c
                                       om/xpeditions/                         6. identify the effects of
                                                                              glaciation.
                                       http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/csho
                                       me.html

                                       http://geography.about.com/scie
                                       nce/geography/library/blank/blxi
                                       ndex.htm

                                       http://www.coaps.fsu.edu/lib/elni
                                       nolinks/

                                       http://gldss7.cr.usgs.gov/neis/qe
                                       d/qed.html


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8 Geography: (Regions, Patterns, and Processes)
Benchmark: The leaner will explain how major world regions are changing.
                                          Analysis of Benchmark
Vocabulary:        Immigration            Regionalism        Diffusion            Technology
Religion           Globalization          Government         Trade                Treaty
Conflicts          Demographics           Acculturation
    Key Concepts and Ideas                       Resources                         Learning Objectives
                                    Books:                               The leaner will:
G8: 1 Cultures change through       World Geography Today. Holt,
innovation and diffusion.           Rinehart, and Winston.               1. describe the ways in which
                                                                         people have acquired the resources they
G8: 2 Causes of world conflicts .   Video:                               need to live.

G8: 3 Technologies impact on        Software:                            2. identify the major causes of
the basic needs of people.          MI CLIMB                             conflicts between nations and cultures.

                                    Websites:                            3. recognize the information age.
                                    www.nationalgeographic.com
                                                                         4. compare and contrast types of
                                    http://www.odci.gov/cia/publicat     government.
                                    ions/factbook/index.html
                                                                         5. describe the elements that make up a
                                    http://www.prb.org/                     culture.

                                    http://www.nationalgeographic.       6. explain why cultures change.
                                    com/xpeditions/

                                    http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/csh
                                    ome.html

                                    http://geography.about.com/sci
                                    ence/geography/library/blank/bl
                                    xindex.htm

                                    http://www.coaps.fsu.edu/lib/eln
                                    inolinks/

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9 Geography: (Regions, Patterns, and Processes)
Benchmark: The leaner will explain how processes like population growth, economic development,
urbanization resource use, international trade, global communication, and environmental impact are
affecting different world regions.
                                          Analysis of Benchmark
Vocabulary:          birthrate              technology          scarce resources         education
Deforestation        gobal warming          urbanization        goods and services       export
Import               urban agglomeration     demographics       population trends
      Key Concepts and Ideas                       Resources                         Learning Objectives
                                       Books:                              The leaner will:
G9: 1 The world’s population has World Geography Today.         Holt,
increased dramatically over the        Rinehart, and Winston.              1. explain the effects of global
past five centuries.                                                       warming and climate change.
                                       Video:
G9: 2 Unequal and uneven                                                   2. identify alternative energy
distribution of resources results in Software:                             sources the world will utilize.
world trade and world conflict.        MI CLIMB
                                                                           3. explain how the world’s
G9: 3 Some regions of the world      Websites:                             population is distributed.
are densely populated, while other   www.nationalgeographic.com
regions are sparsely populated.                                            4. describe the factors that will
                                     http://www.odci.gov/cia/public        affect the size of future populations.
G9: 4 Birth rates and death rates    ations/factbook/index.html
explain the stages of population                                           5. describe the advantages that
growth.                              http://www.prb.org/                   people in developed countries have over
                                                                           people in developing countries.
G9: 5 Most of the world’s people     http://www.nationalgeographi
live in developing countries.        c.com/xpeditions/                     6. identify the three stages of
                                                                           population growth.
G9: 6 Atmospheric changes            http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cs
affect population growth and         home.html                             7. recognize problems faced by
distribution.                                                              developing countries in their efforts to
                                     http://geography.about.com/s          improve their economies.
                                     cience/geography/library/blan
                                     k/blxindex.htm

                                     http://www.coaps.fsu.edu/lib/e
                                     lninolinks/


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10 Geography: (Regions, Patterns, and Processes)
Benchmark: The leaner will describe major patterns of economic development, political systems and some
of the factors causing them
                                             Analysis of Benchmark
Vocabulary:        Communism            mixed economy       market           traditional
command            Socialism            scarce resources    distribution     location
climate            place                region              movement         human-environment interaction
and reform         democracy
       Key Concepts and Ideas                          Resources                      Learning Objectives
                                           Books:                            The leaner will:
G10: 1 Urbanization, innovations, and      World Geography Today. Holt,
industrialization have affected how the    Rinehart, and Winston.            1. describe the various
basic needs of human beings are met.                                         political systems throughout the world.
                                           Video:
                                                                             2. interpret various economic
G10: 3 Distribution of resources have      Software:                         philosophies.
affected how the basic needs of            MI CLIMB
human beings are met.                                                        3. uncover the basis of major
                                                                             world conflicts.
G10 4 Changes of governmental              Websites:
systems impact people in many              www.nationalgeographic.com        4. recognize the importance
important ways.                                                              of various resources.
                                           http://www.odci.gov/cia/public
                                           ations/factbook/index.html

                                           http://www.prb.org/

                                           http://www.nationalgeographi
                                           c.com/xpeditions/

                                           http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cs
                                           home.html

                                           http://geography.about.com/s
                                           cience/geography/library/blan
                                           k/blxindex.htm

                                           http://www.coaps.fsu.edu/lib/e
                                           lninolinks/


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11 Geography: (Global Issues and Events)
Benchmark: The leaner will explain how geography and major world processes influence major world
events.
                                          .Analysis of Benchmark
Vocabulary:        landforms           climates     human-environment interaction     location
place              movement            region       shipping routes                   vegetation
industry           El Nino             site         relative location                 situation
cartography        meteorology         drought      absolute location                 location
      Key Concepts and Ideas                        Resources                         Learning Objectives
                                       Books:                                The leaner will:
G11: 1 Geography can help solve        World Geography Today. Holt,
world problems                         Rinehart, and Winston                 1. identify the major themes of
                                                                             geography.
G11: 2 People are constantly
interacting with their surroundings.   Video:                                2. distinguish between human
                                                                             and physical geography.
G11: 3 Geography is the study of
the world, both nearby and far away.   Software                              3. list some professions that
                                       MI CLIMB                              involve geography.
G11: 4 Fundamental themes provide
an organizational framework for                                              4. demonstrate solutions to local
geography.                             Websites:                             and regional problems.
                                       www.nationalgeographic.com
G11: 5 Geography is important for                                            5. apply the themes of
many professions and good              http://www.odci.gov/cia/publica       geography to crisis situations throughout
citizenship.                           tions/factbook/index.html             the world.

                                       http://www.prb.org/                   6. explain how movement has
                                                                             changed geographic features in the
                                       http://www.nationalgeographic.        world.
                                       com/xpeditions/
                                                                             7. recognize how people have
                                       http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/csh      adapted to their environment and how
                                       ome.html                              they have changed their environment.

                                       http://geography.about.com/sci
                                       ence/geography/library/blank/b
                                       lxindex.htm

                                       http://www.coaps.fsu.edu/lib/el
                                       ninolinks/

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12 Geography: (Global Issues and Events)
Benchmark: The leaner will explain the causes and importance of global issues involving cultural stability
and change, economic development and international trade, resource use, environmental impact, conflict
and cooperation, and explain how they may affect the future.
                                            .Analysis of Benchmark
Vocabulary:        peace                    ethnocentrism        genocide             nationalism
ethnic groups      import                   export               MFN                  human rights
Civil War          conflict                 United Nations       religion
Key Concepts and Ideas                              Resources                         Learning Objectives
                                        Books:                              The leaner will:
G12: 1 Ethnic rivalries have            World Geography Today.   Holt,
contributed to tensions in regions      Rinehart, and Winston.              1. describe the factors that hinder
throughout the world.                                                       industrialization and agricultural
                                                                            development in particular regions
G12: 2 Developed countries are          Video:                              throughout the world.
interested in maintaining global
stability.                              Software:                           2. identify a culturally biased
                                        MI CLIMB                            judgment.
G12: 3 Society must constantly be
on the lookout for ethnic bias.         Websites:                           3. explain how industrialization
                                        www.nationalgeographic.com          helps foster a global economy.
G12: 4 Religious tensions have
plagued societies for centuries and     http://www.odci.gov/cia/public      4. identify challenges future
at times have led to violence.          ations/factbook/index.html          populations will face.

G12: 5 Major challenges face            http://www.prb.org/                 5. identify resources important to
societies to clean up and protect                                           economic development.
their varied environments.              http://www.nationalgeographi
                                        c.com/xpeditions/                   6. explain why the United States is
G12: 6 Development of resources,                                            involved in fostering global stability.
education and training programs,        http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cs
foreign aid, and regional cooperation   home.html                           7. describe human rights abuses
are the keys to economic                                                    throughout the world and identify how
improvement.                            http://geography.about.com/s        these atrocities are being addressed.
                                        cience/geography/library/blan
                                        k/blxindex.htm

                                        http://www.coaps.fsu.edu/lib/e
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                                  Assessment Template
                                  Grade Level:Geography

Grade Benchmark: Canada
- Explain the causes and importance of global issues involving cultural stability and
change, economic development and international trade, resource use, environmental
impact, conflict and cooperation, and explain how they may affect the future.
- Describe the environmental consequences of major world processes and events.
- Describe major world patterns of economic activity and explain the reasons for the
patterns.
- Explain how events have causes and consequences in different parts of the world.
- Explain how culture might affect women's and men's perceptions.

- Explain how major world regions are changing.


Learning Activity: The student will construct a timeline identifying the settlement of
Canada from east to west using captions to elaborate on the significant events.

Performance Procedure:

Teaching and Learning Standards:
  Higher-Order Thinking       Deep Knowledge          Substantive Conversation
  Connections to the World Beyond the Classroom
Core Democratic Values:
   Life Liberty The Pursuit of Happiness Justice Equality Diversity Truth
   Popular Sovereignty Patriotism The Rule of Law Separation of Powers
   Representative Government Checks and Balances Individual Rights
   Freedom of Religion Federalism Civilian Control of the Military

Resources/Materials:Blank map of Canada.

Assessment: The student will visually display their timelines describing the major events and
consequences of the settlement of Canada. Students will present and explain the impact of
each settlement on Canadian culture today.

Assessment Tool:        Rubric        Checklist

Criteria         Develop a timeline organizing
                 civilization's significant
                 events analyzing the impact of
                 each event in time.

Performance      Evaluate the consequences of
Level 4          the settlement of a region and its
                 impact on societies today.
Performance      Student will be able to construct
Level 3          a reverse timeline and explain
                 the impact of events on a
                 society's culture.
Performance      Construct a reverse timeline of
Level 2          events with captions noting the
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                     significance of each event.
Performance          Construct a timeline of events.
Level 1
Performance Level 3 is the standard. The student is successful and has met the standard when he/she reaches
Performance Level 3. The student not responding to the task can receive a 0.

                   Checklist




Assessment Standard
   Organization of Information         Consideration of Alternatives    Disciplinary Content
   Disciplinary Process       Elaborated Written Communication          Audience Beyond the School
   Problem Connected to the World Beyond the Classroom




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                                     Assessment Template
                                     Grade Level:Geography

Grade Benchmark: Forces
- Explain how major world processes affect different world regions.

- Describe the environmental consequences of major world processes and events.
- Explain how major world regions are changing.

- Explain how geography and major world processes influence major world events.



Learning Activity: The student will construct an illustration identifying the factors that
shape the earth.

Performance Procedure: After students have learned about the various forces
shaping the earth, students will illustrate the processes and/or present them to the class
noting the impact on societies today.
Teaching and Learning Standards:
   Higher-Order Thinking       Deep Knowledge                    Substantive Conversation
   Connections to the World Beyond the Classroom
Core Democratic Values:
   Life Liberty The Pursuit of Happiness Justice Equality Diversity Truth
   Popular Sovereignty Patriotism The Rule of Law Separation of Powers
   Representative Government Checks and Balances Individual Rights
   Freedom of Religion Federalism Civilian Control of the Military

Resources/Materials: posterboard, colored pencils, text

Assessment: The student will be able to identify and discuss the forces that shape the
earth. These factors will be used in determining the location of populations and the societies
that are built.

Assessment Tool:            Rubric      Checklist

Criteria             The earth is an ongoing process,
                     determining the location of
                     societies.
Performance          Evaluate the impact of earth
Level 4              processes on populations and vice-
                     versa.

Performance          Demonstrate the processes that
Level 3              shape the earth and the impact of
                     each on society.
Performance          Identify earth shaping processes and
Level 2              their impact on populations.
Performance          Identify the world is an ongoing
Level 1              process.
Performance Level 3 is the standard. The student is successful and has met the standard when he/she reaches
Performance Level 3. The student not responding to the task can receive a 0.
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                Checklist




Assessment Standard
 Organization of Information         Consideration of Alternatives   Disciplinary Content
 Disciplinary Process       Elaborated Written Communication         Audience Beyond the School
 Problem Connected to the World Beyond the Classroom




                                                                                                  501
                                 Assessment Template
                                 Grade Level:Geography

Grade Benchmark: Mapmaking
- Assess the relationship between property ownership and the management of natural
resources.
- Describe how major world issues affect various people, societies, places, and cultures
in different ways.
- Explain how processes like population growth, economic development , urbanization
resource use, international trade, global communication, and environmental impact are
affecting world regions.
- Describe major patterns of economic development, political systems and some of the
factors causing them.
- Explain how geography and major world processes influence major world events.


Learning Activity: The student will construct a map of the neighborhood in which they
reside, making note of the factors that influence their decision to live there.

Performance Procedure: After constructing neighborhood maps and discussing
circumstances surrounding their residential location, students will be graded based on
various criteria.
Teaching and Learning Standards:
  Higher-Order Thinking       Deep Knowledge              Substantive Conversation
  Connections to the World Beyond the Classroom
Core Democratic Values:
   Life Liberty The Pursuit of Happiness Justice Equality Diversity Truth
   Popular Sovereignty Patriotism The Rule of Law Separation of Powers
   Representative Government Checks and Balances Individual Rights
   Freedom of Religion Federalism Civilian Control of the Military

Resources/Materials:

Assessment: The student will be able to demonstrate absolute and relative location. Basic
map building skills will be used to emphasize spatial relationship and human-environment
interaction.

Assessment Tool:        Rubric       Checklist

Criteria         Demonstrate mapmaking
                 skills and the social-
                 economic decisions that
                 impact living arrangements.
Performance      Demonstrate proficient use of
Level 4          map skills and an
                 understanding of the political
                 and socio-economic
                 ramifications of people's
                 decisions to reside at a given
                 location.
Performance      Properly illustrate mapmaking skills
Level 3          with a greater understanding as to the
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                     decisions made in selecting residence
                     of choice.
Performance          Understand the difference between
Level 2              absolute and relative location.
Performance          Draw a map showing proper use of
Level 1              direction.
Performance Level 3 is the standard. The student is successful and has met the standard when he/she reaches
Performance Level 3. The student not responding to the task can receive a 0.

                  Checklist




Assessment Standard
   Organization of Information         Consideration of Alternatives    Disciplinary Content
   Disciplinary Process       Elaborated Written Communication          Audience Beyond the School
   Problem Connected to the World Beyond the Classroom




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