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Correlations to

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to National History and Social Studies Standards

 

AL Social Studies Standards

 

Module I

8000 years of American Prehistory

Grade 8, World History:

#1: Students will explain how artifacts and other archaeological findings provide evidence of the nature and movement of prehistoric groups of people.

#2: Students will analyze characteristics of early civilizations in respect to technology, division of labor, government, calendar, and writings.

Grade 7-12, Language/Reading:

Standard I, Objective 1: Identify supporting details.
Standard II, Objective 2:
Draw conclusions.

Module II

From Forest to Farm and Back Again

Grade 6, United States Studies:

#1: Students will describe the Westward Expansion and its technological, economic, and social influence on the people of the United States prior to World War I.

Grade 7, Geography:

#1: Describe the world in spatial terms using maps, major physical and human features, and urban and rural land-use patterns.

#9: Students will analyze environmental consequences of major technological changes in human history for both intended and unintended outcomes.

Grades 7-12, Social Studies:

STANDARD II: The student will understand the formation and development of the United States.

Module III

Fueling the Fires of American Industrialization

Grade 6, United States Studies:

#1: Students will describe the Westward Expansion and its technological, economic, and social influence on the people of the United States prior to World War I.

#2: Students will describe the impact of industrialization, free markets, urbanization, communication, and cultural changes in the United States prior to World War I.

Grade 7, Geography:

#9: Students will analyze environmental consequences of major technological changes in human history for both intended and unintended outcomes.

Grades 7-12, Social Studies:

STANDARD V: The student will understand the concepts and developments of the late 19th to the early 20th centuries.

Module IV

From Arbor Day to Earth Day

Grade 6, United States Studies:

#11: Students will identify critical events occurring in the United States and throughout the world from the Truman through the Johnson Administrations.

#14: Students will identify cultural and economic changes throughout the United States from 1960 to the present.

Grade 7, Citizenship:

#12: Students will explain how the United States can be improved by individual and collective participation and by public service.

Grades 7-12, Social Studies:

STANDARD V: The student will understand the concepts and developments of the late 19th to the early 20th centuries.

Module V

A New Profession Takes Seed

Grade 6, United States Studies:

#1: Students will describe the Westward Expansion and its technological, economic, and social influence on the people of the United States prior to World War I.

#4: Students will describe changing social conditions during the Progressive Period.

Grades 7-12, Social Studies:

STANDARD V: The student will understand the concepts and developments of the late 19th to the early 20th centuries.

Module VI

From Forest to Farm to Urban Forest

Grade 6, United States Studies:

#10: Students will identify major social and cultural changes in the United States from 1945 to 1960.

Grade 7, Geography:

#1: Describe the world in spatial terms using maps, major physical and human features, and urban and rural land-use patterns.

#9: Students will analyze environmental consequences of major technological changes in human history for both intended and unintended outcomes.

Grades 7-12, Social Studies:

STANDARD V: The student will understand the concepts and developments of the late 19th to the early 20th centuries.

Grade 7-12, Language/Reading:

Standard II, Objective 2: Draw conclusions.

Module VII

Trees in Your Own Back Yard

Grade 6, United States Studies:

#14: Students will identify cultural and economic changes throughout the United States from 1960 to the present.

Grade 7, Citizenship:

#12: Students will explain how the United States can be improved by individual and collective participation and by public service.

Grades 7-12, Social Studies:

STANDARD V: The student will understand the concepts and developments of the late 19th to the early 20th centuries.

Grade 7-12, Language/Reading:

Standard II, Objective 2: Draw conclusions.

Module VIII

Harvesting Today in a Global Forest

Grade 6, United States Studies:

#14: Students will identify cultural and economic changes throughout the United States from 1960 to the present.

Grade 7, Citizenship:

#6: Students will describe how people organize economic systems for the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services to address the basic economic questions of which goods and services will be produced, how they will be produced, and who will consume them.

Grade 7, Geography:

#12: Students will describe problems involved in balancing the impact of human habitation on the environment and the need for natural resources essential for sustaining human life.

Grade 7-12, Language/Reading:

Standard II, Objective 2: Draw conclusions.

 

Module IX

Fire:Fight, Flight, or Coexistence?

Grade 7, Geography:

#3: Students will describe processes that shape the physical environment, including long-range effects of extreme weather phenomena and human activity.

#8: Students will describe positive and negative environmental effects of human actions on the four basic components of Earth's physical systems: atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere, and hydrosphere.

#9: Students will analyze environmental consequences of major technological changes in human history for both intended and unintended outcomes.

Grade 7-12, Language/Reading:

Standard II, Objective 2: Draw conclusions.
Standard IV, Objective 4: Demonstrate the ability to locate information in reference material.

 

Module X

The Significance of Private Forests in the U.S.

Grade 7, Geography:

#9: Students will analyze environmental consequences of major technological changes in human history for both intended and unintended outcomes.

Grade 7-12, Language/Reading:

Standard II, Objective 2: Draw conclusions.

 

Module XI

Forest Research: Who, What, Where & Why?

Grade 7, Geography:

#8: Students will describe positive and negative environmental effects of human actions on the four basic components of Earth's physical systems: atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere, and hydrosphere.

#9: Students will analyze environmental consequences of major technological changes in human history for both intended and unintended outcomes.

Grade 7-12, Language/Reading:

Standard II, Objective 2: Draw conclusions.