OH.1. History: Students use materials drawn from the diversity of human experience to analyze and interpret significant events, patterns and themes in the history of Ohio, the United States and the world.
1.3. Grade Level Indicator: Settlement: Explain why European countries explored and colonized North America.
1.4. Grade Level Indicator: Settlement: Describe the lasting effects of Spanish, French and English colonization in North America including cultural patterns evident today such as language, food, traditions and architecture.
1.B. Describe the cultural patterns that are evident in North America today as a result of exploration, colonization and conflict.
OH.3 Geography: Students use knowledge of geographic locations, patterns and processes to show the interrelationship between the physical environment and human activity, and to explain the interactions that occur in an increasingly interdependent world.
3.10. Grade Level Indicator: Movement: Use or construct maps of colonization and exploration to explain European influence in North America.
OH.7. Social Studies Skills and Methods: Students collect, organize, evaluate and synthesize information from multiple sources to draw logical conclusions. Students communicate this information using appropriate social studies terminology in oral, written or multimedia form and apply what they have learned to societal issues in simulated or real-world settings.
7.6. Grade Level Indicator: Thinking and Organizing: Draw inferences from relevant information.