Delaware Standards and Instruction
G.1: Students will develop a personal geographic framework, or ''mental map,'' and understand the uses of maps and other geo-graphics [MAPS].
G.1.4-5a: Students will demonstrate development of mental maps of Delaware and of the United States which include the relative location and characteristics of major physical features, political divisions, and human settlements. (Essential for Grade 4)
G.2: Students will develop a knowledge of the ways humans modify and respond to the natural environment [ENVIRONMENT].
G.2.4-5a: Students will apply a knowledge of topography, climate, soils, and vegetation of Delaware and the United States to understand how human society alters, and is affected by, the physical environment. (Essential for Grade 5)
G.3: Students will develop an understanding of the diversity of human culture and the unique nature of places [PLACES].
G.3.4-5a: Students will understand the reasons for the locations of human activities and settlements and the routes connecting them in Delaware and in the United States. (Essential for Grade 5)
H.1: Students will employ chronological concepts in analyzing historical phenomena [Chronology].
H.1.4-5a: Students will study historical events and persons within a given time-frame in order to create a chronology and identify related cause-and-effect factors. (Essential for Grade 4)
H.4: Students will develop historical knowledge of major events and phenomena in world, United States, and Delaware history [Content].
H.4.4-5b: Students will develop an understanding of selected themes in United States history, including:
H.4.4-5b:4: Important people in American history