Utah Core Standards
UT.II. Community and Culture: Students will understand cultural factors that shape a community.
II.B. All people exist within cultures, or the way of life of a group of people. All human communities have cultural attributes. These attributes change over time in response to changes in the world around them. Indigenous cultures in North and South America demonstrate these attributes, and teachers are encouraged to select examples from these rich cultural traditions.
II.1: Evaluate key factors that determine how a community develops.
II.1.a. Identify the elements of culture (e.g. language, religion, customs, artistic expression, systems of exchange).
II.1.b. Describe how stories, folktales, music, and artistic creations serve as expressions of culture.
II.1.c. Compare elements of the local community with communities from different parts of the world (e.g. industry, economic specialization )
II.1.f. Explain changes within communities caused by human inventions (e.g. steel plow, internal combustion engine, television, computer).