Michigan Academic Standards
SOCIAL STUDIES PROCESS AND SKILLS STANDARDS K-5
P1. READING AND COMMUNICATION – READ AND COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY
P1.1. Use appropriate strategies to read and interpret basic social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts.
P2. INQUIRY, RESEARCH, AND ANALYSIS
P2.5. Use data presented in social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts to answer compelling and supporting questions.
SOCIAL STUDIES CONTENT EXPECTATIONS: GRADE FOUR
G2. Places and Regions – Understand how regions are created from common physical and human characteristics.
4 – G2.0.1. Describe ways in which the United States can be divided into different regions.
4 – G2.0.2. Locate and describe human and physical characteristics of major U.S. regions and compare them to the Great Lakes region.