Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Mexico

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Idaho Content Standards

ID.GWH. GEOGRAPHY-WESTERN HEMISPHERE
GWH.1: History - Students in Geography-Western Hemisphere build an understanding of the cultural and social development of human civilization.
1.8: Build an understanding of the cultural and social development of human civilization.
By the end of Geography-Western Hemisphere, the student will be able to:
6-9.GWH.1.8.2. Examine the impact of Europeans on indigenous cultures in the Western Hemisphere.
6-9.GWH.1.8.3. Compare various approaches to European colonization in the Western Hemisphere.
6-9.GWH.1.8.4. Explain how and why events may be interpreted differently according to the points of view of participants and observers.
GWH.2: Geography - Students in Geography-Western Hemisphere analyze the spatial organizations of people, places, and environment on the earth's surface, explain how human actions modify the physical environment and how physical systems affect human activity and living conditions, trace the migration and settlement of human populations on the earth's surface, analyze the human and physical characteristics of different places and regions, and explain how geography enables people to comprehend the relationships between people, places, and environments over time.
2.1: Analyze the spatial organizations of people, places, and environment on the earth's surface.
By the end of Geography-Western Hemisphere, the student will be able to:
6-9.GWH.2.1.1. Explain and use the components of maps, compare different map projections, and explain the appropriate uses for each. (469.01b)
6-9.GWH.2.1.2. Apply latitude and longitude to locate places on Earth and describe the uses of technology, such as Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
6-9.GWH.2.1.3. Use mental maps to answer geographic questions. (469.01b)
2.2: Explain how human actions modify the physical environment and how physical systems affect human activity and living conditions.
By the end of Geography-Western Hemisphere, the student will be able to:
6-9.GWH.2.2.1. Explain how Earth/sun relationships, ocean currents, and winds influence climate differences on Earth. (469.03f)
6-9.GWH.2.2.2. Locate, map, and describe the climate regions of the Western Hemisphere and their impact on human activity and living conditions.
6-9.GWH.2.2.3. Identify major biomes and explain ways in which the natural environment of places in the Western Hemisphere relates to their climate. (469.03a)
6-9.GWH.2.2.4. Analyze and give examples of the consequences of human impact on the physical environment and evaluate ways in which technology influences human capacity to modify the physical environment. (469.05a)
2.3: Trace the migration and settlement of human populations on the earth's surface.
By the end of Geography-Western Hemisphere, the student will be able to:
6-9.GWH.2.3.1. Identify the names and locations of countries and major cities in the Western Hemisphere.
6-9.GWH.2.3.2. Describe major physical characteristics of regions in the Western Hemisphere.
6-9.GWH.2.3.3. Identify patterns of population distribution and growth in the Western Hemisphere and explain changes in these patterns which have occurred over time. (469.04b)
2.4: Analyze the human and physical characteristics of different places and regions.
By the end of Geography-Western Hemisphere, the student will be able to:
6-9.GWH.2.4.1. Describe major cultural characteristics of regions in the Western Hemisphere.
6-9.GWH.2.4.2. Compare and contrast cultural patterns in the Western Hemisphere, such as language, religion, and ethnicity. (469.04c)
2.5: Explain how geography enables people to comprehend the relationships between people, places, and environments over time.
By the end of Geography-Western Hemisphere, the student will be able to:
6-9.GWH.2.5.1. Analyze the distribution of natural resources in the Western Hemisphere.
6-9.GWH.2.5.2. Give examples of how both natural and technological hazards have impacted the physical environment and human populations in specific areas of the Western Hemisphere. (469.05c)
6-9.GWH.2.5.3. Give examples of how land forms and water, climate, and natural vegetation have influenced historical trends and developments in the Western Hemisphere. (469.06c)
GWH.5: Global Perspectives - Students in Geography-Western Hemisphere build an understanding of multiple perspectives and global interdependence.
5.1: Build an understanding of multiple perspectives and global interdependence.
By the end of Geography-Western Hemisphere, the student will be able to:
6-9.GWH.5.1.1. Discuss how social institutions, including family, religion, and education, influence behavior in different societies in the Western Hemisphere.
6-9.GWH.5.1.2. Give examples of how language, literature, and the arts shaped the development and transmission of culture in the Western Hemisphere.
6-9.GWH.5.1.4. Discuss present conflicts between cultural groups and nation-states in the Western Hemisphere.
ID.WHC. WORLD HISTORY AND CIVILIZATION
WHC.1: History - Students in World History and Civilization explain the rise of human civilization, trace how natural resources and technological advances have shaped human civilization, build an understanding of the cultural and social development of human civilization, and identify the role of religion in the development of human civilization.
1.6: Explain the rise of human civilization.
By the end of World History and Civilization, the student will be able to:
6-9.WHC.1.6.3. Analyze the characteristics of early civilizations.
WHC.2: Geography - Students in World History and Civilization analyze the spatial organizations of people, places, and environment on the earth's surface, trace the migration and settlement of human populations on the earth's surface, analyze the human and physical characteristics of different places and regions, and explain how geography enables people to comprehend the relationships between people, places, and environments over time.
2.5: Explain how geography enables people to comprehend the relationships between people, places, and environments over time.
By the end of World History and Civilization, the student will be able to:
6-9.WHC.2.5.3. Explain how rapid growth of cities can lead to economic, social, and political problems. (463.04c)
ID.USH1. U.S. HISTORY I
USH1.1: History - Students in U.S. History I build an understanding of the cultural and social development of the United States, trace the role of migration and immigration of people in the development of the United States, identify the role of American Indians in the development of the United States, analyze the political, social, and economic responses to industrialization and technological innovations in the development of the United States, and trace the role of exploration and expansion in the development of the United States.
1.5: Trace the role of exploration and expansion in the development of the United States.
By the end of U.S. History I, the student will be able to:
6-12.USH1.1.5.2. Identify significant countries and their roles and motives in the European exploration of the Americas. (475.01b)
6-12.USH1.1.5.3. Describe and analyze the interactions between native peoples and the European explorers. (475.01c)
6-12.USH1.1.5.5. Identify the United States territorial expansion between 1801 and 1861 and explain internal and external conflicts. (475.01e, f)
USH1.5: Global Perspectives - Students in U.S. History I build an understanding of multiple perspectives and global interdependence.
5.1: Build an understanding of multiple perspectives and global interdependence.
By the end of U.S. History I, the student will be able to:
6-12.USH1.5.1.1. Explain the significance of principle policies and events in the United States' relations with the world, such as the War of 1812, Monroe Doctrine, and Mexican and Spanish American Wars.
ID.CC.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
RH.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
RH.6-8.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
RH.6-8.10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
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