TN.4.3. Geography: Geography enables the students to see, understand and appreciate the web of relationships between people, places, and environments. Students will use the knowledge, skills, and understanding of concepts within the six essential elements of geography: world in spatial terms, places and regions, physical systems, human systems, environment and society, and the uses of geography.
4.3.01. Understand how to use maps, globes, and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process and report information from a spatial perspective.
4.3.01.c. Locate the routes of early explorers of North America on a map.
4.3.spi. Performance Indicators State:
4.3.spi.1. Identify the routes the explorers of the Americas on a map (i.e., Columbus, Balboa, Pizarro, DeSoto).
4.3.spi.4. Recognize river systems that impacted early American history (i.e., Mississippi, Mystic, Charles, Hudson).
TN.4.5. History: History involves people, events, and issues. Students will evaluate evidence to develop comparative and causal analyses, and to interpret primary sources. They will construct sound historical arguments and perspectives on which informed decisions in contemporary life can be based.
4.5.02. Era 1 -Three Worlds Meet (Beginnings to 1620): Understand the place of historical events in the context of past, present and future.
4.5.02.c. Describe the immediate and long-term impact of Columbus' voyages on Native populations and on colonization in the Americas.
4.5.11. Era 4 -Expansion and Reform (1801-1861): Understand sectional differences brought on by the Western movement, expansion of slavery, and emerging industrialization.
4.5.11.d. Recognize the significance of the Lewis and Clark expedition.
4.5.spi. Performance Indicators State:
4.5.spi.9. Determine the influence Lewis and Clark's expedition had on westward expansion.
TN.4.6. Individuals, Groups, and Interactions: Personal development and identity are shaped by factors including culture, groups, and institutions. Central to this development are exploration, identification, and analysis of how individuals and groups work independently and cooperatively.
4.6.01. Recognize the impact of individual and group decisions.
4.6.01.a. Analyze a particular event to identify reasons individuals might respond to it in different ways.