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

Middle-Level Learning Experience

Robert Fulton and the Steamboat


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NYSED LEARNING STANDARDS

Social Studies Standard 1: History of the United States and New York State
Social Studies Standard 3: Geography
Social Studies Standard 4: Economics


SOCIAL STUDIES CORE CURRICULUM

Grade 7 - Unit 5: Life in the New Nation

  • III. Preindustrial Age: 1790-1860s
  •       C. Technological changes altered the way people dealt with one another. Improved transportation made travel and communication easier.


SKILLS

Thinking Skills – Finding and solving multiple-step problems
Research and Writing Skills – Getting and organizing information; supporting a position
Interpersonal and Group Relation Skills – Participating in group planning and discussion; cooperating to accomplish goals
Graph and Image Analysis Skills – Decoding images (graphs, cartoons, paintings, photographs)


CONCEPTS

Change
Movement of People and Goods
Environment
Science and Technology
Environment and Society



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