Connecticut Core Standards
CT.SS.4. UNITED STATES GEOGRAPHY
4.2. DIMENSION 2: APPLYING DISCIPLINARY CONCEPTS AND TOOLS - In Grade 4, the focus is on the disciplinary concepts and skills students need to understand United States Geography. In fourth grade, geography is supported through an interdisciplinary approach that includes history, civics, and economics. These interdisciplinary ideas are the lenses students use in their inquiries, and the consistent and coherent application of these lenses in Grade 4 should lead to deep and enduring understanding (C3, p. 29).
Geographic Representations: Spatial Views of the World
GEO 4.2. Use maps, satellite images, photographs, and other representations to explain relationships between the locations of places and regions and their environmental characteristics