SST-04.5.01

BPSS-SST geography concept logo4th Grade (SST) Social Studies Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 5: Geography

SST-04.5.01 Identify the physical features and relative locations of the major land forms (i.e., Rocky Mountains, Appalachian Mountains, Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River, Grand Canyon) of the regions of the United States.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can describe features of these major landforms in the United States: Rocky Mountains, Appalachian Mountains, Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River, and the Grand Canyon.
  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can 

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can design a map using these major landforms of the United States: Rocky Mountains, Appalachian Mountains, Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River, and the Grand Canyon

Proficiency Scale

The Student ...

(1) Beginning

  • identifies and locates at least 1 of these major landforms: Rocky Mountains, Appalachian Mountains, Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River, and Grand Canyon.

(2) Developing

  • identifies and locates at least 3 of these major landforms: Rocky Mountains, Appalachian Mountains, Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River, and Grand Canyon. However, the student exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes.

(3) Proficient

  • identifies and locates all 6 of these major landforms: Rocky Mountains, Appalachian Mountains, Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River, and Grand Canyon. No major errors or omissions.

(4) Advanced

  • in addition to a proficient score of 3.0, demonstrates in-depth understanding and application of knowledge regarding more complex material.

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