Alabama Courses of Study
AL.3. Geographical and Historical Studies: People, Places, and Regions
3.1. Locate the prime meridian, equator, Tropic of Capricorn, Tropic of Cancer, International Date Line, and lines of latitude and longitude on maps and globes.
3.1.1. Using cardinal and intermediate directions to locate on a map or globe an area in Alabama or the world.
3.1.4. Locating physical and cultural regions using labels, symbols, and legends on an Alabama or world map.
3.1.7. Using vocabulary associated with maps and globes, including megalopolis, landlocked, border, and elevation.
3.2. Locate the continents on a map or globe.
3.2.1. Using vocabulary associated with geographical features of Earth, including hill, plateau, valley, peninsula, island, isthmus, ice cap, and glacier.
3.4. Relate population dispersion to geographic, economic, and historic changes in Alabama and the world.
3.4.1. Identifying human and physical criteria used to define regions and boundaries.
3.11. Interpret various primary sources for reconstructing the past, including documents, letters, diaries, maps, and photographs.
3.11.1. Comparing maps of the past to maps of the present.