5.A.2 Identify the properties and use of different types of maps for a variety of purposes.
5.B Understanding location. the concept of location to make predictions and solve problems.
5.B.1 Name and locate the regions in your community.
5.B.2 Name and locate regions of the world.
5.C Understanding the concept of place
5.C.1 Identify and describe physical characteristics of the world.
5.C.2 Identify and describe physical characteristics of the student's region in Missouri.
5.C.3 Describe human characteristics of the student's region in Missouri.
5.D Relationships within places Human-Environment Interactions
5.E Understanding relationships between and among places
5.E.1 Describe different types of communication and transportation and identify their advantages and disadvantages.
5.E.2 Describe how transportation and communication systems have facilitated the movement of people, products, and ideas.
5.F Understanding relationships between and among regions
5.F.1 Define the concept of regions as places which have unifying political, physical, or cultural characteristics.
5.F.2 Identify examples of different regions in Missouri.
5.F.3 Describe why people of different groups settle more in one place or region than another.
5.G Using geography to interpret, explain and predict
5.G.1 Explain how geography affects the way people live today.
6 Knowledge of relationships of the individual and groups to institutions and cultural traditions
6.A Cultural characteristics of all people
6.A.1 Compare the cultural characteristics of regions in the state.
6.B Methods of resolving conflicts
6.B.1 Demonstrate a peaceful resolution to a dispute.
6.C Ideas and beliefs of different cultures
6.C.1 Recall stories and songs that reflect the cultural history of peoples from various regions in the United States including regional folk figures, Native American legends and African American folktales.
6.D Cultural heritage and preservation
6.D.1 Describe how regions commemorate cultural heritage.
6.E Changing of roles of various groups
7 Knowledge of the use of tools of social science inquiry
7.A Identify, select, analyze, and evaluate resources to create a product of social science inquiry
7.A.1 Describe and analyze primary and secondary social studies' sources in classroom discussion with guidance and support.
7.A.2 Select and use artifacts to share information on social studies' topics.
7.B Use visual tools to communicate information and ideas
7.B.1 Use visual tools and informational texts to communicate information.
7.C Understanding and supporting fact, opinion, bias and point of view in sources.
7.C.1 Explain the difference between fact and opinion in social studies' topics.