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CI.6 Civics

  • CI.6.1 Understand the various roles and expectations of citizens throughout the world and apply that understanding to their role as a citizen of their community, state, and nation.

    • CI.6.1.1 Determine how citizenship roles vary within different political structures including but not limited to democratic, totalitarian, and monarchical systems.

    • CI.6.1.2 Explore how citizenship roles vary based on the population, size, and geographic position of a state including but not limited to federal, confederate, and unitary systems.

    • CI.6.1.3 Compare and contrast the many forms of citizenship including, but not limited to: responsible financial activity, active and passive participation in government, being aware of important issues and challenges, and the responsible use of resources.

    • CI.6.1.4 Examine basic human rights and liberties that are at the core of American culture and compare those rights to those listed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

  • CI.6.2 Examine the challenges of civic engagement in the contemporary world.

    • CI.6.2.1 Compare the positive and negative impacts of changing technologies on expanding the role of citizens throughout the world and the challenges posed by new media sources to obtaining reliable information upon which to make decisions.

    • CI.6.2.2 Evaluate how globalization has changed the rights and responsibilities of citizens in relation to economic disparity and equity.

    • CI.6.2.3 Assess how growing concerns about security have impacted civil liberty protections.

E.6 Economics

  • E.6.1 Explain the concept of natural resources and how people use and value them.

    • E.6.1.1 Explain the difference between a "substance" that occurs in the natural environment and a "resource" that has valuable.

    • E.6.1.2 Identify and explain the characteristics of renewable and non-renewable resources.

    • E.6.1.3 Identify the locations and uses of important resources in the contemporary world.

  • E.6.2 Explain the geographic patterns of economic interactions.

CR.6 Civil Rights

  • CR.6.1 Identify physical and political factors that contribute to cooperation and conflict among people.

    • CR.6.1.1 Locate and describe different types of territorial divisions.

    • CR.6.1.2 Identify political boundaries that are based on physical and human factors.

    • CR.6.1.3 Investigate how countries cooperate in managing and using Earth's surface.

    • CR.6.1.4 Describe how conflict occurs at the local level because of disagreements over the division, control, and management of Earth's surface.

  • CR.6.2 Formulate an understanding of citizenship roles in Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Latin America, South Asia, East Asia, Middle East and North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa and how they are influenced by a variety of factors.

    • CR.6.2.1 Draw maps that reflect the physical environment of Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Latin America, South Asia, East Asia, Middle East, North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa, and evaluate how that environment impacts local culture.

    • CR.6.2.2 Draw a map that reflects the current political structure of Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Latin America, South Asia, East Asia, Middle East, North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa, including countries, major population centers, significant natural features, and capital cities.

    • CR.6.2.3 Select three Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Latin America, South Asia, East Asia, Middle East, North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa countries and identify the cultural and historical factors (ex. First Nations, colonization, war and conquest, and religion) that have shaped the civic identity of those cultures and the expectations they have for civic participation.

    • CR.6.2.4 Select three Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Latin America, South Asia, East Asia, Middle East, North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa countries and examine the participation of those countries in an increasingly globalized world and compare them to other nations in terms of metrics including GDP per capita, Human Misery Index, Gross National Happiness, Infant and Child Mortality Rates, Life Expectancy, and Literacy Rates.

    • CR.6.2.5 Compare human rights and liberties found in Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Latin America, South Asia, East Asia, Middle East and North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa to core American civil values.

G.6 Geography

H.6 History