TN.6.1. Culture: Culture encompasses similarities and differences among people including their beliefs, knowledge, changes, values, and traditions. Students will explore these elements of society to develop an appreciation and respect for the variety of human cultures.
6.1.01. Understand the nature and complexity of culture.
6.1.01.b. Identify how communities reflect the cultural background of their inhabitants.
6.1.01.c. Compare how cultures differ in their use of similar environments and resources.
6.1.03. Appreciate the relationship between physical environments and culture.
6.1.03.a. Identify characteristics of a physical environment that contribute to the growth and development of a culture.
TN.6.3. Geography: Geography enables the students to see, understand and appreciate the web of relationships among people, places, and environments. Students will use the knowledge, skills, and understanding of concepts within the six essential elements of geography: world in spatial terms, places and regions, physical systems, human systems, environment and society, and the uses of geography.
6.3.02. Know the location of places and geographic features, both physical and human.
6.3.02.b. Describe the location of major physical characteristics such as landforms, climate, soils, water, features, vegetation, resources, and animal life, and human characteristics such as language groups, religions, political systems, economic systems, and population centers in the world.
6.3.04. Understand the physical and human characteristics of place.
6.3.04.a. Describe how physical and human processes shape the characteristics of a place.
TN.6.4. Governance and Civics: Governance establishes structures of power and authority in order to provide order and stability. Civic efficacy requires understanding rights and responsibilities, ethical behavior, and the role of citizens within their community, nation, and world.
6.4.03. Identify how cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control resources, rights, and privileges.
6.4.03.a. Identify natural resources that are necessary to the survival of a civilization.