TN.4.1. Culture: Culture encompasses similarities and differences among people including their beliefs, knowledge, changes, values, and traditions. Students will explore these elements of society to develop an appreciation and respect for the variety of human cultures.
4.1.02. Discuss cultures and human patterns of places and regions of the world.
4.1.02.a. Explore similarities and differences in how groups, societies, and cultures address similar human needs and concerns.
4.1.02.b. Compare how people from different cultures think about and handle their physical environments and social conditions.
4.1.03. Recognize the contributions of individuals and people of various ethnic, racial, religious, and socioeconomic groups to the development of civilizations.
4.1.03.a. Show different cultural regions on a map identifying such things as religion, language, and ethnicity.
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.
4.6.02. Understand how groups can impact change at the local, state, and national level.
4.6.02.a. Explain how group and institutional influences such as religious beliefs, laws, and peer pressure, on people, events, and elements of culture.