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Friday, March 30, 2012

3-30-2012 US History to 1620 Online

Teching The Social Studies CCCS
Grades 5-8
American History to 1620
Content Area
Social Studies
6.1 U.S. History: America in the World: All students will acquire the knowledge and skills to think analytically about how past and present interactions of people, cultures, and the environment shape the American heritage. Such knowledge and skills enable students to make informed decisions that reflect fundamental rights and core democratic values as productive citizens in local, national, and global communities.
Three Worlds Meet (Beginnings to 1620)
Grade Level
By the end of grade 8
Content Statement
Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
1. Three Worlds Meet

Indigenous societies in the Western Hemisphere migrated and changed in response to the physical environment and due to their interactions with Europeans.

European exploration expanded global economic and cultural exchange into the Western Hemisphere.
A. Civics, Government, and Human Rights
Compare and contrast forms of governance, belief systems, and family structures among African, European, and Native American groups.
B. Geography, People, and the Environment
Describe migration and settlement patterns of Native American groups, and explain how these patterns affected interactions in different regions of the Western Hemisphere.
Analyze the world in spatial terms, using historical maps to determine what led to the exploration of new water and land routes.
C. Economics, Innovation, and Technology
Evaluate the impact of science, religion, and technology innovations on European exploration.
Explain why individuals and societies trade, how trade functions, and the role of trade during this period.
D. History, Culture, and Perspectives
Compare and contrast gender roles, religion, values, cultural practices, and political systems of Native American groups.
Explain how interactions among African, European, and Native American groups began a cultural transformation.
Evaluate the impact of the Colombian Exchange on ecology, agriculture, and culture from different perspectives.
  1. US History on Shmoop
  2. Lessons on PBS Teachers
  3. Age of Exploration
  4. Native Americans of the Western Hemishpere
  5. Native American
  6. North American Natives
  7. The Cherokee Nation
  8. Up Close with a Zapotec Urn
  9. Inca Investigation
  10. Types of Government
  11. Descriptions of Governments
  12. Political Economy Terms Glossary
  13. Determining Boundaries
  14. Trading Around the World
  15. Comparative Economic Systems
  16. Western Religions
  17. Religion of the Ancient Near East
  18. Ancient Civilizations
  19. Tenets of Major Religions
  20. Human Settlement
  21. Environmental Trends

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