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Course: BPSS (SST) Social Studies Standards (S-SST)
Glossary: 7th Grade Social Studies
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SST-07.1

BPSS-SST logoStandard 1:

Skills and Resources

Students apply Social Studies skills and resources.

Narrative for the Skills and Resources

In the future this will contain narratives and other information about the Standard.

Calculation Method for Standards

Standards are larger groups of related benchmarks. The Standard Grade is a calculation of all the related benchmarks. Click on the benchmark name below each Standard to access the learning targets and proficiency rubrics for each standard's related benchmarks.

SST-07.1.01

7th Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 1: Skills and Resources

SST-07.1.01 Explain different uses of maps (e.g., political, physical, topographical, thematic, cartograms).

Student Learning Targets:

Reasoning Targets

  • I can describe the difference between physical, political and thematic maps.
  • I can locate places on physical, political and thematic maps.
  • I can identify the purpose of a political, physical and thematic map.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can explain the significant geographical features of the countries of North America
  • I can explain the significant geographical features of the countries of South America.
  • I can interpret world maps charts and graphs

Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to Score 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations. -
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0 “The Standard.” The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations. -
  2.5 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content). -
  1.5 The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content). -
  0.5 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but not the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
0.0 Even with help, the student demonstrates no understanding or skill. -

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SST-07.1.02

7th Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 1: Skills and Resources

SST-07.1.02 Identify purposes, distinguishing characteristics, and limitations of different map projections (e.g., Mercator, conic, polar).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can

Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to Score 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations. -
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0 “The Standard.” The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations. -
  2.5 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content). -
  1.5 The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content). -
  0.5 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but not the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
0.0 Even with help, the student demonstrates no understanding or skill. -

Resources

Websites

Vocabulary

SST-07.1.03

7th Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 1: Skills and Resources

SST-07.1.03 Interpret world maps, charts, graphs, and diagrams to acquire information about people, places, and environments.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify the major landmarks of the country being studied.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can provide an example of each of the five themes in reference to the country being studied (location, place, Human Environment Interaction, movement, regions).
  • I can explain my chosen example of each of the five themes in reference to the country being studied (location, place, Human Environment Interaction, movement, regions).

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can use a map to find specific places.

Proficiency Scale

Score   Description: SST-07.1.03 Interpret world maps, charts, graphs, and diagrams to acquire information about people, places, and environments. Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to Score 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations. -
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0

The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.

The student:
  • uses Latitude and Longitude
  • demonstrates understanding of scale, key and compass rose
  • analyzes maps, charts, graphs and diagrams to gather information
 The student exhibits no major errors or omissions.
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  2.5 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0

There are no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes as the student:

  • identifies the major landmarks of the country being studied.

  • provides an example of each of the five themes in reference to the country being studied (location, place, Human Environment Interaction, movement, regions).

However, the student exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes.

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  1.5 The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content). -
  0.5 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but not the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).

Resources

Websites - Provided by individual teacher

Vocabulary - Provided by individual teacher

 

SST-07.1.04

7th Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 1: Skills and Resources

SST-07.1.04 Construct world maps (e.g., topographical, political, thematic, physical), charts, graphs, and diagrams to illustrate understanding of people, places, and environments.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can include all of the requested requirements on the assigned checklist (rivers, landforms, etc.)

Product Targets

  • I can create a map using several characteristics of a map (including key, scale, and cardinal directions)
  • I can construct maps of different locations of the world.
  • I can construct a map that is readable and accurate.

Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to Score 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.  
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0

The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.

The student:
  • follows all requested requirements of the assigned checklist.
  • labels all of the required location.
  • creates a presentable project (map).
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  2.5 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0

The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content) as the student:

  • follows only some aspects of the assigned checklist.
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  1.5 The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0

With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).

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  0.5 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but not the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).

Resources

Websites - Provided by individual teacher

Vocabulary - Provided by individual teacher

SST-07.1.05

7th Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 1: Skills and Resources

SST-07.1.05 Create mental maps of the world that demonstrate understanding of relative location, direction, size, and shape (e.g., freehand maps).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify the difference between relative and absolute location

Reasoning Targets

  • I can explain where a location is based upon relative location.
  • I can identify which hemisphere continents and/or countries are located.
  • I can use cardinal and intermediate directions to descibe a location's relationship to another.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can locate all 7 continents and 4 major oceans.
  • I can use latitude and longitude to find a location on a map

Product Targets

  • I can create a map using several characteristics of a map (scale , key, cardnal directions) 

Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to Score 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations. -
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0 “The Standard.” The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations. -
  2.5 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content). -
  1.5 The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content). -
  0.5 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but not the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
0.0 Even with help, the student demonstrates no understanding or skill. -

Resources

Websites

Vocabulary

SST-07.1.06

7th Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 1: Skills and Resources

SST-07.1.06 Use maps to find location, calculate scale, and distinguish other geographic relationships (e.g., latitude and longitude, population density).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can explain the difference between relative and absolute location.
  • I can describe a location based on its human and physical features.
  • I can identify the US states and capitals and major landform.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can use latitude and longitude to find a location on a map.
  • I can use a map to find specific location.

Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to Score 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations. -
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0

The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.

The student:

  • explains the difference between relative and absolute location.
  • identifies various locations and landforms.
  • uses latitude and longitude to find locations on a map.
  • calculates distance using map scales.
  • explains relationships among regions using various maps.
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  2.5 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0

The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).

The student:

  • defines absolute and relative location.
  • defines latitude and longitude.
  • describes a location based on its human and physical features.
  • uses a map to find specific locations.
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  1.5 The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content). -
  0.5 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but not the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).

Resources

Websites  - Provided by individual teacher

Vocabulary - Provided by individual teacher

 

SST-07.1.07

7th Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 1: Skills and Resources

SST-07.1.07 Interpret and analyze primary and secondary sources (e.g., artifacts, journals, interviews, books, magazines, photographs) to understand people, places, and environments.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can tell the difference between primary and secondary sources.
  • I can explain the rights of (or lack of) Cuban citizens.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can look at a picture and think about what is happening.
  • I can summarize a primary document.
  • I can draw a correct compass rose relative to any given map.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can summarize the rights and responsibilities of being a citizen in the United States, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.
  • I can evaluate the relationship and conflicts among the North American Countries.

Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to Score 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations. -
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0 “The Standard.” The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations. -
  2.5 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content). -
  1.5 The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content). -
  0.5 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but not the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
0.0 Even with help, the student demonstrates no understanding or skill. -

Resources

Websites

Vocabulary

SST-07.1.08

7th Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 1: Skills and Resources

SST-07.1.08 Apply research skills (e.g., ask questions; acquire, organize, and analyze information) to answer questions.

Student Learning Targets:

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can read to acquire, organize, and analyze information.
  • I can ask insightful questions about the assigned reading materials if necessary or prompted.

Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to Score 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations. -
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0

The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.

The student:

  • applies research skills to answer questions accurately.
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  2.5 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0

The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content) as the student:

  • applies research skills to answer questions with minor errors.
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  1.5 The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content). -
  0.5 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but not the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).

Resources

Websites - Provided by individual teacher

Vocabulary - Provided by individual teacher

SST-07.2

BPSS-SST logoStandard 2:

Important Historical Events

Students understand important historical events.

Narrative for the Important Historical Events

In the future this will contain narratives and other information about the Standard.

Calculation Method for Standards

Standards are larger groups of related benchmarks. The Standard Grade is a calculation of all the related benchmarks. Click on the benchmark name below each Standard to access the learning targets and proficiency rubrics for each standard's related benchmarks.