Rhode Island Standards
E 1. Individuals and societies make choices to address the challenges and opportunities of scarcity and abundance.
E 1 (3-4)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of basic economic concepts by…
E 1 (3-4)-1.a. Differentiating between human, natural, and capital resources.
G 3. Human Systems: (Movement) Human systems and human movement affect and are affected by distribution of populations and resources, relationships (cooperation and conflict), and culture.
G 3 (3-4)-2. Students understand the interrelationships of geography with resources by…
G 3 (3-4)-2.a. Comparing products produced locally and far away (e.g., apples from Scituate, oranges from Florida).
G 4. Environment and Society: Patterns emerge as humans settle, modify, and interact on Earth’s surface to limit or promote human activities.
G 4 (3-4)-1. Students explain how humans depend on their environment by…
G 4 (3-4)-1.a. Identifying how needs can be met by the environment (e.g., we grow food to eat.).
RI.HP. Historical Perspectives/Rhode Island History
HP 3. The study of history helps us understand the present and shape the future.
HP 3 (3-4)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of how the past frames the present by…
HP 3 (3-4)-1.a. Recognizing and interpreting how events, people, problems, and ideas shape life in the community and in Rhode Island.
HP 5. Human societies and cultures develop and change in response to human needs and wants.
HP 5 (3-4)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding that a variety of factors affect cultural diversity within a society by…
HP 5 (3-4)-1.a. Comparing cultural differences and similarities between individuals, groups, or communities (e.g., customs, beliefs, language, religious faiths).
HP 5 (3-4)-2. Students demonstrate an understanding that culture has affected how people in a society behave in relation to groups and their environment by…
HP 5 (3-4)-2.a. Comparing how members within cultures interact with each other and their environment.