Washington DC Standards
DC.3-5. Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills
3-5.2. Geographic Skills
3-5.2.2. Students define common map and globe terms including continent, country, mountain, valley, ocean, sea, lake, river; the cardinal directions, latitude, longitude, north pole, south pole, tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, equator, 360-degree divisions, time zones; elevation, depth, approximate distances in miles, isthmus, strait, peninsula, island, archipelago, 23-and-a-halfdegree global tilt, fall line; and compass rose, scale, and legend.
3-5.2.4. Students identify the human and physical characteristics of the places they are studying and explain how those features form the unique character of those places.