Students will explore the connection between personal values and ones culture. Students will explore the idea that a social agreement rather than a “right” or “wrong” way of doing things, constructs values and culture. Students will come to understand that culture, such personal values travel with individuals as they migrate.
All students will describe, compare, and explain the locations and characteristics of economic activities, trade, political activities, migration, information flow, and the interrelationships among them. Locations are connected by different transportation and communication networks that channel the movement of people, goods, and information. Location of places along the networks is important in analyzing why some places are different in size and complexity from other places, what connections have developed, why movement occurs, and the consequences of different types of movement
All students will describe, compare, and explain the locations and characteristics of places, cultures, and settlements. The mosaic of people, places, and cultures expresses the rich variety of the earth. Natural and human characteristics meld to form expressions of cultural uniqueness, as well as similarities among peoples. Culture is the way of life of a group of people including language, religion, traditions, family structure, institutions, and economic activities.
All students will acquire information from books, maps, newspapers, data sets, and other sources, organize and present the information in maps,
Time: 45 min.
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