• unitedstates
     
    SOCIAL SCIENCE
     
     
    Standards added by District:
    LLS.LC.SS.05.013.L3. II.13 Major Concept (Objective): The student will explain why people settled in the Southeast region.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.021.L3. II.20 Major Concept (Objective): Explain why people settled the Middle West and identify problems they encountered.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.031.L3. II.3 Major Concept (Objective): Explain why people settled in the Northeast
    LLS.LC.SS.05.032.L3. II.30 Major Concept (Objective): Explain why people settled the Southwest
    LLS.LC.SS.05.051.L3. I.5 Major Concept (Objective): Explain the relationship between the natural resources of the New England region and its development as a trade center
    LLS.LC.SS.05.056.L3. III.1 Major Concept (Objective): Explain the importance of History to our National and Local Regions
    LLS.LC.SS.05.060.L3. III.5 Major Concept (Objective): The student will analyze the reasons why diverse groups came to the United States
    LLS.LC.SS.05.001.L3. I.1 Major Concept (Objective): Identify the Five Themes of Geography
    LLS.LC.SS.05.007.L3. I.7 Major Concept (Objective): The student will apply the concept of a region by explaining how characteristics of regions have led to regional labels.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.008.L3. I.8 Major Concept (Objective): The student will apply the concept of a region by explaining how regional landscapes and the cultural characteristics of human populations affect each other.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.030.L3. II.29 Major Concept (Objective): Explain how the environment affected the lives of American Indians
    LLS.LC.SS.05.044.L3. II.41 Major Concept (Objective): Explain how the environment has affected the lives of American Indians of this region long ago and today
    LLS.LC.SS.05.047.L3. II.44 Major Concept (Objective): Explain how actions taken by human communities can affect a rainy, wet environment
    LLS.LC.SS.05.002.L3. I.2 Major Concept (Objective): Identify, Read, and Use Maps and Globes: Tools of Geography
    LLS.LC.SS.05.003.L3. I.3 Major Concept (Objective): Students will use maps, globes, photographs, pictures, and tables to identify and describe the location of the geographic regions of North America: Coastal Plain, Appalachian Mountains, Canadian Shield, Interior Lowlands
    LLS.LC.SS.05.004.L3. I.4 Major Concept (Objective): Students will use maps, globes, photographs, pictures, and tables to locate and identify the water features important to the early history of the United States: Great Lakes, Mississippi River, Missouri River, Ohio River...
    LLS.LC.SS.05.005.L3. I.5 Major Concept (Objective): Analyze and interpret maps that include major physical features; including elevation.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.006.L3. I.6 Major Concept (Objective): Use parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude to describe hemispheric conditions.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.009.L3. II.1 Major Concept (Objective): Identify the states in the Northeast
    LLS.LC.SS.05.011.L3. II.11 Major Concept (Objective): The student will identify the states of the Southeast region.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.016.L3. II.16 Major Concept (Objective): The student will identify the states located in the Middle West Region.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.018.L3. II.18 Major Concept (Objective): The student will compare and contrast the Central Plains and the Great Plains.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.020.L3. II.2 Major Concept (Objective): Describe the physical features found along the New England coast
    LLS.LC.SS.05.027.L3. II.26 Major Concept (Objective): Students Will Identify the States of the Southwest Region
    LLS.LC.SS.05.038.L3. II.36 Major Concept (Objective): Students Will Identify the States of the Rocky Mountain Region
    LLS.LC.SS.05.041.L3. II.39 Major Concept (Objective): Students Will Identify the States of the Pacific Region
    LLS.LC.SS.05.054.L3. II.8 Major Concept (Objective): Describe the physical features of the Northeast
    LLS.LC.SS.05.012.L3. II.12 Major Concept (Objective): The student will identify the natural and physical features of the Southeast region and explain their importance in terms of agriculture, trade, and development.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.014.L3. II.14 Major Concept (Objective): The student will explore the interrelationship between physical, economic, and cultural elements of the Southeast region.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.017.L3. II.17 Major Concept (Objective): The student will describe the physical features of the Middle West and explain how these features influenced development.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.019.L3. II.19 Major Concept (Objective): The student will identify products of the Middle West and explain their importance.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.022.L3. II.21 Major Concept (Objective): Identify major cities of the Middle West and explain the reasons for their development in terms of trade, transportation, and industry.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.023.L3. II.22 Major Concept (Objective): Analyze the role of ports in the Middle West.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.024.L3. II.23 Major Concept (Objective): Describe the importance of rivers and the Great Lakes in the Middle West in terms of trade, transportation, and industry.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.025.L3. II.24 Major Concept (Objective): Identify natural resources of the Middle West and explain how they have helped the development of the region.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.028.L3. II.27 Major Concept (Objective): Students will Describe the Physical Features of the Southwest, how they were made and how they influence the development of the region.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.029.L3. II.28 Major Concept (Objective):The Students will Describe the Natural resources of the Southwest
    LLS.LC.SS.05.033.L3. II.31 Major Concept (Objective): Identify the major cities of the region, explain the reasons for their development, and explore the interrelationship between the physical geography, economics and culture
    LLS.LC.SS.05.034.L3. II.32 Major Concept (Objective): Describe the importance of rivers to the Southwest in terms of trade, transportation and industry
    LLS.LC.SS.05.035.L3. II.33 Major Concept (Objective): Describe the ways in which people have changed the desert environments to meet their need for water
    LLS.LC.SS.05.036.L3. II.34 Major Concept (Objective): Analyze the relationship between water and growth in the desert Southwest
    LLS.LC.SS.05.039.L3. II.37 Major Concept (Objective): Students Will Identify the resources of the Rocky Mountain Region, their role in history, and effects on settlement
    LLS.LC.SS.05.040.L3. II.38 Major Concept (Objective): Identify the major cities of the Rocky Mountain Region, explain the reasons for their development, and explore the interrelationship between the physical geography, economics and culture
    LLS.LC.SS.05.042.L3. II.4 Major Concept (Objective): Identify the natural resources of the Northeast and explain how they are used.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.043.L3. II.40 Major Concept (Objective): Describe the natural resources of the Pacific Region
    LLS.LC.SS.05.045.L3. II.42 Major Concept (Objective): Describe the importance of rivers and waterways to the Pacific Region in terms of trade, economy and culture
    LLS.LC.SS.05.046.L3. II.43 Major Concept (Objective): Describe the ways in which people have adapted to a very moist environment, and ways in which they have tried to change their environment to suit their needs
    LLS.LC.SS.05.048.L3. II.45 Major Concept (Objective): Analyze the relationship between waterways, water resources and human population growth in the Pacific Region
    LLS.LC.SS.05.049.L3. II.46 Major Concept (Objective): Identify the major cities of the Pacific Region and explain the reasons for their development, and explore the interrelationship between the physical geography, economics, and culture
    LLS.LC.SS.05.052.L3. II.6 Major Concept (Objective): Identify major cities of the region, explain the reasons for their development
    LLS.LC.SS.05.053.L3. II.7 Major Concept (Objective): Analyze the role of ports and explain why they are important (Northeast)
    LLS.LC.SS.05.055.L3. II.9 Major Concept (Objective): Describe the importance of rivers in the Northeast in terms of trade, transportation and industry
    LLS.LC.SS.05.057.L3. III.2 Major Concept (Objective): Explain the importance of Economics to the United States and it Regions
    LLS.LC.SS.05.061.L3. III.6 Major Concept (Objective): Analyze ways in which technology is important today
    LLS.LC.SS.05.062.L3. III.7 Major Concept (Objective): Analyze ways in which technology is important today
    LLS.LC.SS.05.063.L3. III.8 Major Concept (Objective): Examine how transportation is important to travel and trade.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.010.L3. II.10 Major Concept (Objective): Analyze factors that make the Northeast region special or unique
    LLS.LC.SS.05.015.L3. II.15 Major Concept (Objective): The student will analyze the factors that make the Southeast region special or unique.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.026.L3. II.25 Major Concept (Objective): Analyze factors that make the Middle West special or unique.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.037.L3. II.35 Major Concept (Objective): Students will analyze factors that make the Southwest a unique region.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.050.L3. II.47 Major Concept (Objective): Analyze factors that make each region of the US special or unique
    LLS.LC.SS.05.058.L3. III.3 Major Concept (Objective): Identify culture and customs as they contribute to Regional issues and identification.
    LLS.LC.SS.05.059.L3. III.4 Major Concept (Objective): The student will understand that the United States is a land of people who have diverse ethnic origins, customs, and traditions, who make contributions to their communities, and who are united as Americans by common principles.
     
     
     
     
    USI.1The student will demonstrate skills for historical and geographical analysis and responsible citizenship, including the ability to
    a) identify and interpret primary and secondary source documents to increase understanding of events and life in United States history to 1865;
    b) make connections between the past and the present;
    c) sequence events in United States history from pre-Columbian times to 1865;
    d) interpret ideas and events from different historical perspectives;
    e) evaluate and discuss issues orally and in writing;
    f) analyze and interpret maps to explain relationships among landforms, water features, climatic characteristics, and historical events;
    g) distinguish between parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude;
    h) interpret patriotic slogans and excerpts from notable speeches and documents;
    i) identify the costs and benefits of specific choices made, including the consequences, both intended and unintended, of the decisions and how people and nations responded to positive and negative incentives.
     
     
     
    USI.2 The student will use maps, globes, photographs, pictures, or tables to
    a) locate the seven continents and five oceans;
    b) locate and describe the location of the geographic regions of North America: Coastal Plain, Appalachian Mountains, Canadian Shield, Interior Lowlands, Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, Basin and Range, and Coastal Range;
    c) locate and identify the water features important to the early history of the United States: Great Lakes, Mississippi River, Missouri River, Ohio River, Columbia River, Colorado River, Rio Grande, St. Lawrence River, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico;
    d) recognize key geographic features on maps, diagrams, and/or photographs.
     
     
     
    USI.3 The student will demonstrate knowledge of how early cultures developed in North America by
    a) describing how archaeologists have recovered material evidence of ancient settlements, including Cactus Hill in Virginia.
    b) locating where the American Indians lived, with emphasis on the Arctic (Inuit), Northwest (Kwakiutl), Plains (Lakota), Southwest (Pueblo), and Eastern Woodlands (Iroquois);
    c) describing how the American Indians used the resources in their environment.
     
     
    USI.4 The student will demonstrate knowledge of European exploration in North America and West Africa by
    a) describing the motivations for, obstacles to, and accomplishments of the Spanish, French, Portuguese, and English explorations;
    b) describing cultural and economic interactions between Europeans and American Indians that led to cooperation and conflict, with emphasis on the American Indian concept of land;
    c) identifying the location and describing the characteristics of West African societies (Ghana, Mali, and Songhai) and their interactions with traders.
     
     
    USI.5 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the factors that shaped colonial America by
    a) describing the religious and economic events and conditions that led to the colonization of America;
    b) describing life in the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern colonies, with emphasis on how people interacted with their environment to produce goods and services, including examples of specialization and interdependence;
    c) describing colonial life in America from the perspectives of large landowners, farmers, artisans, women, free African Americans, indentured servants, and enslaved African Americans;
    d) identifying the political and economic relationships between the colonies and Great Britain.
     
     
    USI.6 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the causes and results of the American Revolution by
    a) identifying the issues of dissatisfaction that led to the American Revolution;
    b) identifying how political ideas shaped the revolutionary movement in America and led to the Declaration of Independence;
    c) describing key events and the roles of key individuals in the American Revolution, with emphasis on George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Patrick Henry;
    d) explaining reasons why the colonies were able to defeat Great Britain.
     
     
    USI.7 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the challenges faced by the new nation by:
    a) identifying the weaknesses of the government established by the Articles of Confederation;
    b) describing the historical development of the Constitution of the United States;
    c) describing the major accomplishments of the first five presidents of the United States.
     
     
    USI.8 The student will demonstrate knowledge of westward expansion and reform in America from 1801 to 1861 by:
    a) describing territorial expansion and how it affected the political map of the United States, with emphasis on the Louisiana Purchase, the Lewis and Clark expedition, and the acquisitions of Florida, Texas, Oregon, and California;
    b) identifying the geographic and economic factors that influenced the westward movement of settlers;
    c) describing the impact of inventions, including the cotton gin, the reaper, the steamboat, and the steam locomotive, on life in America;
    d) identifying the main ideas of the abolitionist and women’s suffrage movements.
     
     
    USI.9 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the causes, major events, and effects of the Civil War by:
    a) describing the cultural, economic, and constitutional issues that divided the nation;
    b) explaining how the issues of states’ rights and slavery increased sectional tensions;
    c) identifying on a map the states that seceded from the Union and those that remained in the Union;
    d) describing the roles of Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, and Frederick Douglass in events leading to and during the war;
    e) using maps to explain critical developments in the war, including major battles;
    f) describing the effects of war from the perspectives of Union and Confederate soldiers (including African American soldiers), women, and enslaved African Americans.