Expanding Children's Geographic World


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Students compare and contrast the absolute and relative locations of people and places and describe the physical and human characteristics of places by:
1. using maps and globes to locate their local community, the State of California, the United States, the seven continents and the four oceans
2. comparing the information from a three-dimensional model to a picture of the same location
3. constructing a simple map, using cardinal directions and map symbols
4. describing how location, weather, and physical environments affect the way people live, including their food, clothing, shelter, transportation, and recreation Less

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    Grade: 1

    Topics: History-Social Science

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