Academic Standard: Subject

Tennessee State Standards
Social Studies (2014-2019)
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Elements within this Subject
Compare how maps and globes depict geographical information in different ways.
Construct a globe depicting the four hemispheres, seven continents, and five oceans using the equator and prime meridian.
Create a map depicting the current boundaries of the United States, Canada, and Mexico and recognize they are part of the North American continent.
Utilize legends, cardinal directions, and grids to determine locations on different types of maps.
Locate major cities, bodies of water, mountain ranges and rivers in the United States
Compare physical features of the earth, including islands, lakes, mountains, oceans, peninsulas, plains, plateaus, rivers, and valleys.
Compare and contrast the regions of the United States (Southeast, Northeast, Great Plains, Southwest, and Pacific Northwest) in terms of climate, physical features, and
Analyze the differences in natural resources in the three Grand Divisions of Tennessee and make connections to the major industries that are found in each.