CT.1. Geography: Places and Regions: Students will use spatial perspective to identify and analyze the significance of physical and cultural characteristics of places and world regions.
1.1. Describe human and natural characteristics of places and how they shape or place identity.
1.3. Examine ways in which regions are interconnected.
1.4. Identify and evaluate various perspectives associated with places and regions.
1.7. Locate natural and cultural features in their own and nearby communities, in the United States and in other regions of the world, as needed, to answer geographic questions.
CT.2. History: Local, United States and World History: Students will use historical thinking skills to develop an understanding of the major historical periods, issues and trends in United States history, world history, and Connecticut and local history.
2.1. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of major events and trends of United States history (e.g., the American Revolution, the Civil War, industrialization, the Great Depression, the cold war).
2.4. Locate the events, peoples and places they have studied in time and place (e.g., on a time line and map) relative to their own location.
2.5. Explain the relationships among the events and trends studied in local, state, national and world history.
CT.3. Geography: Human Systems: Students will interpret spatial patterns of human migration, economic activities and political units in Connecticut, the nation and the world.
3.4. Identify processes that divide Earth's surface into different political and economic units from local to international levels.
CT.4. Geography: Human and Environmental Interaction: Students will use geographic tools and technology to explain the interactions of humans and the larger environment, and the evolving consequences of those interactions.
4.5. Describe human and natural characteristics of places and how they shape or lace identity.
CT.4. History: Applying History: Students will recognize the continuing importance of historical thinking and historical knowledge in their own lives and in the world in which they live.
4.4. Display empathy for people who have lived in the past.