Geography Standards


SST-HS.G.03

SST-HS.G.03

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High School (SST) Social Studies
Geography Standard

SST-HS.G.03 Analyze the unifying physical and human characteristics of a region and their formal and informal boundaries.


Benchmarks

  • SST-HS.G.03.1 Describe the differences and similarities among cultures around the world.
  • SST-HS.G.03.2 Analyze the physical and human characteristics of a region.
  • SST-HS.G.03.3 Interpret how culture and experience influence people’s perception of places and regions.
  • SST-HS.G.03.4 Identify factors that contribute to conflict and cooperation between cultural groups from multiple perspectives.

Guiding Practice

The guiding topics for each benchmark includes various subject matter that can be used to help students reach the standard.

Calculation Method for Standards

Standards are larger groups of related benchmarks. So the Standard is a calculation of all the related benchmarks. So click on the benchmark identifier below each Standards to access the learning targets and proficiency scales for each standard.


SST-HS.G.03.1

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HS (SST) Social Studies Benchmark 
Standard 3: Analyze the unifying physical and human characteristics of a region and their formal and informal boundaries.
SST-HS.G.03.1 Describe the differences and similarities among cultures around the world.

Guiding Topics: Differences and similarities in the following languages, religions, ethnic groups, economic systems, governmental systems, daily life of men and women, social activities, cultural traditions, etc.


Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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Proficiency Scale

The Student can ...
1 Beginning
... with help, demonstrate 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).
  • descriptors
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 (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrate no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors
4 Advanced
... demonstrate in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors

Resources

Vocabulary

  • words
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Websites

  • Title of website with a URL to open in a new window

SST-HS.G.03.2

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HS (SST) Social Studies Benchmark 
Standard 3: Analyze the unifying physical and human characteristics of a region and their formal and informal boundaries.
SST-HS.G.03.2 Analyze the physical and human characteristics of a region.

Guiding Topics: Physical features, natural barriers, population


Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can

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 (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
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 (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrate no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors
4 Advanced
... demonstrate in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors

Resources

Vocabulary

  • words
  • list

Websites

  • Title of website with a URL to open in a new window

SST-HS.G.03.3

BPS-S SST Geograhy logo
HS (SST) Social Studies Benchmark 
Standard 3: Analyze the unifying physical and human characteristics of a region and their formal and informal boundaries.
SST-HS.G.03.3 Interpret how culture and experience influence people’s perception of places and regions.

Guiding Topics: Mental image of a place, past experiences, personal biases


Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can

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 (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
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 (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrate no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors
4 Advanced
... demonstrate in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors

Resources

Vocabulary

  • words
  • list

Websites

  • Title of website with a URL to open in a new window

SST-HS.G.03.4

BPS-S SST Geograhy logo
HS (SST) Social Studies Benchmark 
Standard 3: Analyze the unifying physical and human characteristics of a region and their formal and informal boundaries.
SST-HS.G.03.4 Identify factors that contribute to conflict and cooperation between cultural groups from multiple perspectives.

Guiding Topics: Control of resources, imperialism, economic factors, religious differences, power imbalances, distribution of wealth


Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can

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 (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
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 (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrate no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors
4 Advanced
... demonstrate in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors

Resources

Vocabulary

  • words
  • list

Websites

  • Title of website with a URL to open in a new window