Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards
AZ.SS03-S1. American History
SS03-S1C1. Research Skills for History: Historical research is a process in which students examine topics or questions related to historical studies and/or current issues. By using primary and secondary sources effectively students obtain accurate and relevant information.
SS03-S1C1-03. Use primary source materials (e.g., photos, artifacts, interviews, documents, maps) and secondary source materials (e.g., encyclopedias, biographies) to study people and events from the past.
SS03-S1C1-04. Retell stories to describe past events, people and places.
SS03-S1C3. Exploration and Colonization 1500s - 1700s: The varied causes and effects of exploration, settlement, and colonization shaped regional and national development of the U.S.
SS03-S1C3-03. Discuss European explorers (e.g., Samuel Champlain, Henry Hudson, John Cabot, Jacques Cartier, Ponce de Leon, Hernan de Soto) and their discoveries in the New World.
SS03-S1C10. Contemporary United States 1970s - Present: Current events and issues continue to shape our nation and our involvement in the global community.
SS03-S1C10-02. Discuss the connections between current events and historical events and issues from content studied in Strand 1 using information from class discussions and various resources (e.g., newspapers, magazines, television, Internet, books, maps).
SS03-S4C2. Places and Regions: Places and regions have distinct physical and cultural characteristics.
SS03-S4C2-01. Locate major physical and human features from content studied (e.g., Greece, Canada, Spain, United States) on maps and globes.