1. World History- Standard 2
     Cultures & Civilizations
  • Know the definition of culture and civilization

  • Know how and why cultures change

  • Distinguish how people in world communities use legends, folktales, oral histories, biographies, autobiographies, autobiographies, and historical narratives to transmit values, ideas, beliefs, and traditions

  • Communicate the accomplishments, contributions, values, beliefs, and traditions of various world cultures and civilizations

  • Know how people in world communities celebrate their accomplishments, achievements, and contributions

  • Understand that people in world communities may have different interpretations and perspectives about important issues and historic events

  • Use the terms social, political, economic, and cultural to describe various human activities or practices

  • Understand that different events, people, problems, an ideas make up world communities

      World Communities

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2. Geography- Standard 3

Location of World Communities

People and their Physical Environments

  • Distinguish the physical, human, and cultural characteristics of different regions and people throughout the world

  • Understand that factors that influence human settlements differ in world communities

  • Know that human needs and wants differ from place to place

  • Understand that interactions between economic activities and geographic factors differ in world communities

  • Know where people settle and live and why

  • Know that people living in world communities depend on and modify their physical environments in different ways

  • Know how lifestyles in world communities are influenced by environmental and geographic factors

  • Know that the causes and effects of human migration vary in different world regions

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3. Economics- Standard 4

Meeting Basic Needs and Wants in World Communities

  • Know that human needs and wants differ from place to place

  • Know that people in world communities must depend on others to meet their needs and wants

  • Understand that societies organize their economics to answer three fundamental questions: What goods and services should be produced and in what quantities? How shall goods and services be produced? For whom shall goods and services be produced?

  • Understand that economic decisions of world communities are influenced by many factors

  • Understand that production, distribution, exchange, and consumption of goods and services are economic decisions all societies must make

  • Understand that people in world communities make choices due to unlimited needs and wants and limited resources

  • Know how people in world communities use human, capital, and natural resources

  • Know how people in world communities locate, develop, and make use of natural resources

  • Know that resources are important to economic growth in world communities

  • Use media resources can be used to locate economic information about world communities

  • Select economic information from primary and secondary resources about world communities

  • Use charts, tables, diagrams and simple graphs to show economic information about world communities

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4. Civics, Citizenship, and Government- Standard 5

Symbols of Citizenship in World Communities

      Civics and Citizenship

       Governments around the World

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