Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. South America

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Idaho Content Standards

ID.GWH. GEOGRAPHY-WESTERN HEMISPHERE
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.4: Civics and Government - Students in Geography-Western Hemisphere build an understanding of comparative government.
4.5: Build an understanding of comparative government.
By the end of Geography-Western Hemisphere, the student will be able to:
6-9.GWH.4.5.1. Identify the major forms of government in the Western Hemisphere and compare them with the United States.
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.
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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