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. -

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Vocabulary

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