Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
TX.113.15. Social Studies, Grade 4
4.6. Geography. The student uses geographic tools to collect, analyze, and interpret data. The student is expected to:
4.6.A. Apply geographic tools, including grid systems, legends, symbols, scales, and compass roses, to construct and interpret maps.
4.7. Geography. The student understands the concept of regions. The student is expected to:
4.7.A. Describe a variety of regions in Texas and the United States such as political, population, and economic regions that result from patterns of human activity.
4.7.C. Compare the geographic regions of Texas (Mountains and Basins, Great Plains, North Central Plains, Coastal Plains) with regions of the United States and other parts of the world.
4.21. Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired from a variety of valid sources, including electronic technology. The student is expected to:
4.21.C. Organize and interpret information in outlines, reports, databases, and visuals, including graphs, charts, timelines, and maps.
4.21.E. Use appropriate mathematical skills to interpret social studies information such as maps and graphs.