6th Grade Social Studies


Standard 5: Geography

SST-06.5

BPSS-SST logoStandard 5:

Concepts of Geography

Students understand and apply concepts of geography.

Narrative for the Concepts of GeographyIn the future this will contain narratives and other information about the Standard.

Calculation Method for Standards

Standards are larger groups of related benchmarks. The Standard Grade is a calculation of all the related benchmarks. Click on the benchmark name below each Standard to access the learning targets and proficiency rubrics for each standard's related benchmarks.


SST-06.5.01

BPSS-SST geography concept logo6th Grade (SST) Social Studies Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 5: Geography

SST-06.5.01 Identify geographic similarities of early civilizations (e.g., the significance of river valleys from the beginning of civilization, mountains created isolated cultures).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can explain why civilizations settled near different physical features (ex. water, mountains, deserts, vegetation)

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can 

Proficiency Scale

The Student can ...

(1) Beginning

  • with help, demonstrate a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes and some of the more complex ideas and processes.

(2) Developing

  • demonstrate no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes.

(3) Proficient

  • demonstrate no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations "the standard".

(4) Advanced

  • demonstrate in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.

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SST-06.5.02

BPSS-SST geography concept logo6th Grade (SST) Social Studies Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 5: Geography

SST-06.5.02 Explain the factors (e.g., trade routes, goods available, location) that influenced the growth of cities.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can 

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can 

Proficiency Scale

The Student ...

(1) Beginning

  • with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes and some of the more complex ideas and processes.

(2) Developing

  • 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.

(3) Proficient

  • demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations "the standard".

(4) Advanced

  • demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.

Resources

Vocabulary

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Websites

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