G.8.3.2 Use thematic maps (e.g., climate, political, physical) and other geographic representations to describe physical and human characteristics of a variety of places in Arkansas and the interactions that shape them
G.8.3.3 Construct maps and other geographic representations of the local community, including physical and human characteristics, title, legend, compass rose
9 Students will analyze the interaction between humans and the environment.
Place, Region, and Culture
G.9.3.1 Examine environmental problems and ways in which these problems are addressed
G.9.3.2 Describe effects of cultural characteristics on population distribution in a specific place
G.9.3.3 Investigate ways environmental characteristics influence peoples decisions in Arkansas and the United States (e.g., settlement, jobs, agriculture, industry)
10 Students will interpret the spatial characteristics and patterns of human settlement.
Resources and Movement
G.10.3.1 Analyze ways natural resources influence where people settle in Arkansas and the United States
G.10.3.2 Explain effects of the movement and distribution of people, goods, and ideas on communities using a variety of sources (e.g., print and digital sources, geographic representations, geospatial technologies)
G.10.3.3 Describe diverse groups and reasons why they settled in Arkansas (e.g., push- pull- factors)
11 Students will compare global places and regions and the connections between them.
Changing Spatial Patterns
G.11.3.1 Trace global connections of raw materials that are used to produce familiar products
G.11.3.2 Describe ways natural and human-made disasters in one place affect people living in other places (e.g., civically, geographically, economically)
12 Students will analyze chronology, patterns of continuity and change over time, and contextualization on historical events.
H.12.3.1 Create historical narratives using chronological sequences of related events in the community, region, or state (e.g., origin of a historic celebration in the community, Arkansas Traveler, important person)
H.12.3.2 Explain the importance of people and events on timelines to show understanding of historical significance in early Arkansas history (e.g., American Indians, exploration, settlement, statehood)
Change Over Time
H.12.3.3 Compare specific regions of Arkansas in the past with those regions today noting changes over time (e.g., transportation, jobs, urban growth, population density, natural resources, communication)
H.12.3.4 Analyze individuals, groups, and events to understand why their contributions are important to historical change and/or continuity