SST-07.5.06

7th Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 5: Geography

SST-07.5.06 Explain how physical systems affect human systems (e.g., Where do people live and why?).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can explain why people move to a new area.
  • I can list three types of movement (immigration, migration, push-pull).

Reasoning Targets

  • I can describe a location based on its human and physical features.
  • I can explain and compare regions based on characteristics.

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.

Describe what makes the United States a desirable place for Latin Americans to emigrate to.

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  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.

The student:

  • describes regions by giving their characteristics.
  • determines the reasons for movement.
  • describes an area using its human or physical features.
  • When given a reason for moving, decide if it is push, pull or both.
  • Identify human and physical features of an area. 
  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:

  • recognizes or recalls specific terminology, such as:
    • place, movement, immigration, migration, urbanization, push-pull, immigrants
  • performs basic processes, such as:
    • list and define the three types of movement.
  • When given a term, match to its definition.

  • List and describe the three types of movement.

  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).

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