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Subject Matter / Course: Social Studies

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Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
a
Ages: 12, 13
examine and interpret primary and secondary source documents;
Virginia
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Under the Tuscan Sun
c
Ages: 12, 13
analyze political cartoons, political advertisements, pictures, and other graphic media;
Virginia
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Under the Tuscan Sun
j
Ages: 13, 14
listing contributions in art and architecture, technology and science, medicine, literature and history, language, religious institutions, and law;
Virginia
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Under the Tuscan Sun
a
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
locating major states and empires;
Virginia
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b
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
describing artistic, literary, and intellectual ideas of the Renaissance;
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 9, 10
Geographic regions have distinctive characteristics.
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Ages: 9, 10
Rolling hills
Virginia
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Ages: 9, 10
Old, rounded mountains
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 10, 11
Geographic regions have distinctive characteristics.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 10, 11
Bodies of water support interaction among regions, form borders, and create links to other areas.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 10, 11
It is important to recognize key geographic features on maps, diagrams, and/or photographs.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 10, 11
What do these important geographic features look like when they appear on maps, globes, and diagrams?
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 10, 11
Lakes
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Ages: 10, 11
Tributaries
Virginia
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Ages: 10, 11
Mountains
Virginia
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Ages: 10, 11
Hills
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 10, 11
Plains
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 10, 11
Plateaus
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Identify, analyze, and interpret primary and secondary sources to make generalizations about events and life in world history.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
WHI.1a, b, c, d, e, f
Ages: 13, 14
The student will improve skills in historical research and geographical analysis by a) identifying, analyzing, and interpreting primary and secondary sources to make generalizations about events and life in world history to 1500 A.D. (C.E.); b) using maps, globes, artifacts, and pictures to analyze the physical and cultural landscapes of the world and interpret the past to 1500 A.D. (C.E.); c) identifying major geographic features important to the study of world history to 1500 A.D. (C.E.); d) identifying and comparing political boundaries with the locations of civilizations, empires, and kingdoms from 4000 B.C. (B.C.E.) to 1500 A.D. (C.E.); e) analyzing trends in human migration and cultural interaction from prehistory to 1500 A.D. (C.E.); f) analyzing the impact of economic forces, including taxation, government spending, trade, resources, and monetary systems on events to 1500 A.D. (C.E.).
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
made pottery
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
What were the social, political, and economic characteristics of early civilizations?
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Development of the world’s first cities
Virginia
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Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
What forms of language and writing existed in early civilizations?
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Pictograms: Earliest written symbols
Virginia
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Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Alphabet: Phoenicia
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Identify, analyze, and interpret primary and secondary sources to make generalizations about events and life in world history.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Use maps, globes, artifacts, and pictures to analyze the physical and cultural landscapes of the world and interpret the past.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Use maps, globes, artifacts, and pictures to analyze the physical and cultural landscapes of the world and interpret the past.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Use maps, globes, artifacts, and pictures to analyze the physical and cultural landscapes of the world and interpret the past.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Identify and compare political boundaries with the locations of civilizations, empires, and kingdoms.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Analyze trends in human migration and cultural interaction.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Art and architecture: Pantheon, Colosseum, Forum
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Technology: Roads, aqueducts, Roman arches
Virginia
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Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Language: Latin, Romance languages
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Identify, analyze, and interpret primary and secondary sources to make generalizations about events and life in world history.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Use maps, globes, artifacts, and pictures to analyze the physical and cultural landscapes of the world and interpret the past.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Analyze trends in human migration and cultural interaction.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Analyze the impact of economic forces, including taxation, government spending, trade, resources, and monetary systems on events.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Church architecture and religious art
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 13, 14
Analyze trends in human migration and cultural interaction from prehistory.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
WHII.1a, b, c, d, e, f
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
The student will improve skills in historical research and geographical analysis by a) identifying, analyzing, and interpreting primary and secondary sources to make generalizations about events and life in world history since 1500 A.D. (C.E.); b) using maps, globes, artifacts, and pictures to analyze the physical and cultural landscapes of the world and to interpret the past since 1500 A.D. (C.E.); c) identifying geographic features important to the study of world history since 1500 A.D. (C.E.); d) identifying and comparing political boundaries with the locations of civilizations, empires, and kingdoms from 1500 A.D. (C.E.) to the present; e) analyzing trends in human migration and cultural interaction from 1500 A.D. (C.E.) to the present; f) analyzing the impact of economic forces, including taxation, government spending, trade, resources, and monetary systems, on events from 1500 A.D. (C.E.).
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Identify, analyze, and interpret primary and secondary sources to make generalizations about events and life in world history.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Analyze trends in human migration and cultural interaction.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Accomplishments in the visual arts: Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
What were the artistic, literary, and intellectual ideas of the Renaissance?
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Ambition to restore the glory of Rome
Virginia
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Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
France
Virginia
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Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Diagrams
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Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Photographs
Virginia
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Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Maps, globes
Virginia
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Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Gather, classify, and interpret information.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Interpret maps and globes.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Evaluate information.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
What are the major types of thematic maps?
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Boundaries
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Contours
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Regions are areas of Earth’s surface that share unifying characteristics.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Regions may be defined by physical or cultural characteristics.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Why do geographers create and use regions as organizing concepts?
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
What are some examples of physical and cultural regions?
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Low Countries
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Locate areas (regions) on maps and globes.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Draw conclusions and make inferences about data.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Explain cause-and-effect relationships.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Religious buildings (e.g., mosques, churches, synagogues, temples, pagodas)
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Gather, classify, and interpret information.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Analyze photographs and pictures and make inferences.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Draw conclusions and make inferences about data.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Identify and interpret regional patterns on maps.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Explain cause-and-effect relationships.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Compare and contrast differing sets of ideas, beliefs, and behaviors.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Draw conclusions and make inferences about data.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Explain cause-and-effect relationships.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Identify and locate regions, continents, oceans, and major features on maps and globes.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
What are the functions of towns and cities?
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Land-use and transportation planning
Virginia
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Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Rome
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VUS.1a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
The student will demonstrate skills for historical and geographical analysis and responsible citizenship, including the ability to a) identify, analyze, and interpret primary and secondary source documents, records, and data, including artifacts, diaries, letters, photographs, journals, newspapers, historical accounts, and art, to increase understanding of events and life in the United States; b) evaluate the authenticity, authority, and credibility of sources; c) formulate historical questions and defend findings, based on inquiry and interpretation; d) develop perspectives of time and place, including the construction of maps and various timelines of events, periods, and personalities in American history; e) communicate findings orally and in analytical essays or comprehensive papers; f) develop skills in discussion, debate, and persuasive writing with respect to enduring issues and determine how divergent viewpoints have been addressed and reconciled; g) apply geographic skills and reference sources to understand how relationships between humans and their environment have changed over time; h) interpret the significance of excerpts from famous speeches and other documents; i) identify the costs and benefits of specific choices made, including the consequences, both intended and unintended, of the decisions and how people and nations responded to positive and negative incentives.
Virginia
Social Studies
Under the Tuscan Sun
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
acquire and analyze information from a variety of print and electronic sources

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