6.1.5.CivicsPI.3 Explain how the United States functions as a representative democracy and describe the roles of elected representatives and how they interact with citizens at local, state, and national levels.
6.1.5.CivicsPD.2 Explain how individuals can initiate and/or influence local, state, or national public policymaking (e.g., petitions, proposing laws, contacting elected officials).
6.1.5.CivicsPD.3 Explain how and why it is important that people from diverse cultures collaborate to find solutions to community, state, national, and global challenges.
6.1.5.CivicsPD.4 Compare the qualifications of candidates running for local, state, or national public office with the responsibilities of the position.
6.1.5.CivicsDP Democratic Principles
6.1.5.CivicsDP.1 Using evidence, explain how the core civic virtues and democratic principles impact the decisions made at the local, state, and national government (e.g., fairness, equality, common good).
6.1.5.CivicsDP.3 Describe the role of religious freedom and participatory government in various North American colonies.
6.1.5.CivicsPR Processes and Rules
6.1.5.CivicsPR.1 Compare procedures for making decisions in a variety of settings including classroom, school, government, and /or society.
6.1.5.CivicsPR.2 Describe the process by which immigrants can become United States citizens.
6.1.5.CivicsPR.3 Evaluate school and community rules, laws and/or policies and determine if they meet their intended purpose.
6.1.5.CivicsPR.4 Explain how policies are developed to address public problems.
6.1.5.CivicsHR Human and Civil Rights
6.1.5.CivicsHR.1 Describe how fundamental rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights contribute to the improvement of American democracy (i.e., freedom of expression, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly, freedom of petition, the right to vote, and the right to due process).
6.1.5.CivicsHR.2 Research and cite evidence for how the actions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other historical civil rights leaders served as catalysts for social change, inspired social activism in subsequent generations.
6.1.5.CivicsHR.3 Cite examples from a variety of sources to describe how national and international leaders, businesses, and global organizations promote human rights and aid individuals and nations in need.
6.1.5.CivicsHR.4 Identify actions that are unfair or discriminatory, such as bullying, and propose solutions to address such actions.
6.1.5.CivicsCM Civic Mindedness
6.1.5.CivicsCM.1 Use a variety of sources to describe the characteristics exhibited by real and fictional people that contribute(d) to the well-being of their community and country.
6.1.5.CivicsCM.2 Use evidence from multiple sources to construct a claim about how self-discipline and civility contribute to the common good.
6.1.5.CivicsCM.3 Identify the types of behaviors that promote collaboration and problem solving with others who have different perspectives.
6.1.5.CivicsCM.4 Examine the responsibilities of differing positions of authority and identify criteria that are likely to make leaders qualified for those positions.
6.1.5.CivicsCM.5 Investigate the lives of New Jersey individuals with diverse experiences who have contributed to the improvement of society.
6.1.5.CivicsCM.6 Cite evidence from a variety of sources to describe how a democracy depends upon and responds to individuals' participation.
6.1.5.GeoPP.5 Describe how the migration and settlement patterns of Native American groups impacted different regions of the Western Hemisphere.
6.1.5.GeoPP.6 Compare and contrast the voluntary and involuntary migratory experiences of different groups of people and explain why their experiences differed.
6.1.5.GeoSV Spatial Views of the World
6.1.5.GeoSV.1 Identify the maps or types of maps most appropriate for specific purposes, (e.g., to locate physical and/or human features in a community, to determine the shortest route from one town to another town, to compare the number of people living at two or more locations).
6.1.5.GeoSV.2 Use maps to explain the impact of location and place on the relationships between places in New Jersey, the United States and other countries.
6.1.5.GeoSV.4 Use a variety of geographic representations to describe the similarities and differences between places in New Jersey, the United States and the world (e.g., maps, data visualizations, graphs, diagrams, aerial and other photographs, GPS).
6.1.5.GeoSV.5 Use geographic data to examine how the search for natural resources resulted in conflict and cooperation among European colonists and Native American resulting in changes to conditions.
6.1.5.GeoHE Human Environment Interaction
6.1.5.GeoHE.1 Use a variety of sources from multiple perspectives, including aerial photographs or satellite images to describe how human activity has impacted the physical environment during different periods of time in New Jersey and the United States.
6.1.5.GeoHE.2 Cite examples of how technological advances have changed the environment in New Jersey and the United States (e.g., energy, transportation, communications).
6.1.5.GeoHE.3 Analyze the effects of catastrophic environmental and technological events on human settlements and migration.
6.1.5.GeoGI Global Interconnections
6.1.5.GeoGI.1 Use multiple sources to evaluate the impact of the movement of people from place to place on individuals, communities, and regions.
6.1.5.EconEM.4 Compare different regions of New Jersey to determine the role that geography, natural resources, climate, transportation, technology, and/or the labor force play in economic opportunities.
6.1.5.EconEM.5 Explain why individuals and societies trade, how trade functions, and the role of trade.
6.1.5.HistoryCC.8 Make evidence-based inferences to describe how the influence of Native American groups, including the Lenni Lenape culture, is manifested in different regions of New Jersey.
6.1.5.HistoryCC.9 Evaluate the impact of ideas, inventions, and other contributions of prominent figures who lived New Jersey.
6.1.5.HistoryCC.10 Analyze the power struggle among European countries and determine its impact on people living in Europe and the Americas.
6.1.5.HistoryCC.11 Make evidence-based inferences to explain the impact that belief systems and family structures of African, European, and Native American groups had on government structures.
6.1.5.HistoryCC.12 Determine the roles of religious freedom and participatory government in various North American colonies.
6.1.5.HistoryCC.13 Craft a claim explaining how the development of early government structures impacted the evolution of American politics and institutions.
6.1.5.HistoryCC.14 Compare the practice of slavery and indentured servitude in Colonial labor systems.
6.1.5.HistoryCC.15 Analyze key historical documents to determine the role they played in past and present-day government and citizenship (i.e., the Mayflower Compact, the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, the Bill of Rights).
6.1.5.HistoryUP.1 Describe the reasons various groups, voluntarily and involuntarily, immigrated to New Jersey and America, and cite evidence from multiple perspectives to describe the challenges they encountered.
6.1.5.HistoryUP.2 Compare and contrast forms of governance, belief systems, and family structures among African, European, and Native American groups.
6.1.5.HistoryUP.3 Use multiple perspectives to evaluate the impact of the Columbian Exchange on ecology, agriculture, and culture.
6.1.5.HistoryUP.4 Compare and contrast gender roles, religion, values, cultural practices, and political systems of Native American groups.
6.1.5.HistoryUP.5 Compare and contrast historians' interpretations of important historical ideas, resources and events.
6.1.5.HistoryUP.6 Evaluate the impact of different interpretations of experiences and events by people with different cultural or individual perspectives.
6.1.5.HistoryUP.7 Describe why it is important to understand the perspectives of other cultures in an interconnected world.
6.1.5.HistorySE Historical Sourcing and Evidence
6.1.5.HistorySE.1 Examine multiple accounts of early European explorations of North America including major land and water routes, reasons for exploration, and the impact the exploration had.
6.1.5.HistorySE.2 Construct an argument for the significant and enduring role of historical symbols, monuments, and holidays and how they affect the American identity.
6.1.5.HistoryCA.1 Craft an argument, supported with historical evidence, for how factors such as demographics (e.g., race, gender, religion, and economic status) affected social, economic, and political opportunities during the Colonial era.