Connecticut Core Standards
CT.SS.6-7. WORLD REGIONAL STUDIES
6-7.2. DIMENSION 2: APPLYING DISCIPLINARY CONCEPTS AND TOOLS - In Grades 6-7 World Regional Studies, the focus is on the disciplinary concepts and skills students need to understand and apply as they study geography. These disciplinary ideas are the lenses students use in their inquiries, and the consistent and coherent application of these lenses in Grades 6-7 World Regional Studies should lead to deep and enduring understanding (C3, p. 29).
Geographic Representations: Spatial Views of the World
GEO 6-7.2. Use maps, satellite images, photographs, and other representations to explain relationships between the locations of places and regions, and changes in their environmental characteristics.
Human-Environment Interaction: Places, Regions, and Culture
GEO 6-7.5. Explain the connections between the physical and human characteristics of a region and the identity of individuals and cultures living there.
GEO 6-7.9. Analyze the ways in which cultural and environmental characteristics vary among various regions of the world.