Geography Standards


SST-HS.G.05

SST-HS.G.05

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High School (SST) Social Studies
Geography Standard

SST-HS.G.05 Analyze how human beings are dependent upon, adapt to, and modify their environment to meet their needs.


Benchmarks

  • SST-HS.G.05.1 Explain how people have modified the environment and used technology to make places more suitable for humans.
  • SST-HS.G.05.2 Analyze how human changes to the environment in one region or place can affect another.

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.05.1

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HS (SST) Social Studies Benchmark 
Standard 5: Analyze how human beings are dependent upon, adapt to, and modify their environment to meet their needs.
SST-HS.G.05.1 Explain how people have modified the environment and used technology to make places more suitable for humans.

Guiding Topics: Asking geographic questions, acquiring geographic information, organizing geographic information, analyzing geographic information, and answering geographic questions


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.05.2

BPS-S SST Geograhy logo
HS (SST) Social Studies Benchmark 
Standard 5: Analyze how human beings are dependent upon, adapt to, and modify their environment to meet their needs.
SST-HS.G.05.2 Analyze how human changes to the environment in one region or place can affect another.

Guiding Topics: Deforestation, carbon emissions, water rights


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