SST-08.5.01

8th Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 5: Geography

SST-08.5.01 Describe the location and characteristics of the three regions of North Dakota including the Red River Valley, the Drift Prairie, and the Missouri Plateau.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify the three regions of North Dakota.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can compare and contrast the three regions of North Dakota.
  • I can describe how each of the three regions were formed. 
  • I can describe the locations and characteristics of the three regions of North Dakota including the Red River Valley, the Drift Prairie, and the Missouri Plateau.

     

Product Targets

  • I can create a map of North Dakota detailing the three geographic regions.

Proficiency Scale

Score   ND-SST: 8.5.1 Describe the locations and characteristics of the three regions of North Dakota including the Red River Valley, the Drift Prairie, and the Missouri Plateau 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.

The student:

  • can describe the locations and characteristics of the three regions of North Dakota, (e.g. geographical components, farming, resources).
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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:

  • recognizes or recalls specific terminology, such as:
    • Red River Valley, Drift Prairie, and Missouri Plateau
  • performs basic processes, such as:
    • identifies two regions of ND
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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).

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Vocabulary

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