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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