Rhode Island World-Class Standards
G 1. The World in Spatial Terms: Understanding and interpreting the organization of people, places, and environments on Earth’s surface provides an understanding of the world in spatial terms.
G 1 (3-4)-1. Students understand maps, globes, and other geographic tools and technologies by…
G 1 (3-4)-1.a. Accurately using maps to identify locations.
G 1 (3-4)-1.c. Organizing information about people, places, and environments in a spatial context (e.g., the school is to the east of the store; the house is northeast of the mountains).
G 1 (3-4)-2. Students identify the characteristics and features of maps by…
G 1 (3-4)-2.a. Applying map skills to represent a location (e.g., design a map).
G 1 (3-4)-2.b. Identifying and describing locations.
G 2. Places and Regions: Physical and human characteristics (e.g., culture, experiences, etc.) influence places and regions.
G 2 (3-4)-1. Students understand the physical and human characteristics of places by…
G 2 (3-4)-1.b. Explaining how natural/physical features and human-made features makes a place unique.