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THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
THE NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

Commencement-Level Learning Experience

Two Worlds Collide in 1609: European Encounters with the Native Americans of the Northeast


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NYSED LEARNING STANDARDS

Social Studies Standard 1: History of the United States and New York State
Social Studies Standard 2: World History
Social Studies Standard 3: Geography
Social Studies Standard 4: Economics
English Language Arts Standard 1: Information and Understanding
English Language Arts Standard 3: Language for Critical Analysis and Evaluation
Mathematics, Science and Technology 5


SOCIAL STUDIES CORE CURRICULUM

United States History and Government Unit Two – Constitutional Foundation for the United States Democratic Republic

  • I. The Constitution: The Foundation of American Society

SKILLS

Thinking Skills – Comparing and contrasting ideas, drawing inferences and making conclusions, and handling diversity of interpretations
Research and Writing Skills –Looking for patterns, analyzing information, synthesizing information, and supporting a position
Interpersonal and Group Relation Skills – Identifying basic assumptions, identifying values conflicts, recognizing that others may have a different point of view, assuming responsibility for carrying out tasks
Graph & Image Analysis Skills – Decoding images (graphs, cartoons, paintings, photographs), drawing conclusions


CONCEPTS

Belief Systems
Change
Choice
Conflict
Culture
Diversity
Interdependence
Nation-State
Needs and Wants
Power
Scarcity



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