Introduction to Geography

6th Grade Social Studies

SLEs and I Cans

Book: Introduction to Geography

SLEs:
  • Describe the relationship of physical geography to cultures and global issues.
  • Describe the relationship of human geography to cultures and global issues.
  • Identify the basic forms of government and key decision makers.
  • Describe how people meet their basic economic needs and wants.
  • Describe how the beliefs, values, and practices of a culture are preserved and maintained.

Learning Targets:

 

Chapter 1: A Geographer’s World


  1. I can describe the 5 Themes of Geography and give examples.
  2. I can define geography.
  3. I can explain the difference between human and physical geography.

 

Chapter 4: The World’s People


  1. I can describe the difference between cultural diffusion and cultural diversity.
  2.  I can explain the difference between population and population density.
  3. I can give an example of a form of government and who makes the decisions within that type of government.
  4. I can give an example of an economic system and how it meets the needs of its people.
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