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

Middle-Level Learning Experience

Creating a Picture Book

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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 CORE CURRICULUM

Grade 7 - Unit One: The Global Heritage of the American People Prior to 1500

  • II. Geographic Factors Influence Culture
  • III. Iroquoian and Algonquian Cultures on the Atlantic Coast of North America

Grade 7 - Unit Two: European Exploration and Colonization of the Americas

  • European Exploration and Settlement (pp. 41-42)

SKILLS

Thinking Skills - finding and solving multiple step problems handling diversity of interpretations
Research and Writing Skills - getting and organizing information applying information
Interpersonal and Group Relation Skills - identifying basic assumptions recognizing that others may have a different point of view
Map and Globe Skills - comparing maps and analyzing different kinds of maps
Graph and Image Analysis Skills - decoding images (graphs, cartoons, paintings, photographs)

CONCEPTS

Conflict
Culture
Empathy
Environment and Society
Human Systems
Needs and Wants
Places and Regions
Power
Technology



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