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  • Unit 1

    The World in Spatial Terms

    SS.3.G.1.1 Use thematic maps, tables, charts, graphs, and photos to analyze geographic information.

    SS.3.G.1.2 Review basic map elements (coordinate grid, cardinal and intermediate directions, title, compass rose, scale, key/legend with symbols).

    SS.3.G.1.4 Name and identify the purpose of maps (physical, political, elevation, population).

    Types of Maps PP

    SS.3.G.1.6 Use maps to identify different types of scale to measure distances between two places.

    SS.3.G.2.1 Label the countries and commonwealths in North America (Canada, United States, Mexico) and in the Carribbean (Puerto Rico, Cuba, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica).

    SS.3.G.2.6 Investigate how people perceive places and regions differently by conducting interviews, mental mapping, and studying news, poems, legends, and songs about a region or area.

    SS.3.G.4.1 Explain how the environment influences settlement patterns in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.