Identity- world communities have differences and similarities.
Culture- people in world communities exchange elements of their culture and
develop different perspectives on culture.
Change- important world events can be displayed on time lines.
Places and Regions- the relationship of world communities can be studied
through direction, location, distance and scale on maps.
Human Systems- various factors influence human migration.
Physical Systems- peoples lifestyles in world communities depend on the
Factors of Production- methods used by people to acquire what they need and want vary in world communities.
Economic Systems- The conflict between unlimited needs and wants and limited
natural and human resources vary in different world communities.
Citizenship- people in world communities celebrate various holidays.
Government- the process of selecting leaders and solving problems differ in
change over time
economic decision making
exchanges of goods/services
facilities and services
goods and services
wants and needs (unlimited)
HOME ACTIVITIES TO SUPPORT LEARNING
Reading historical fiction and non-fiction will support social studies learning. In addition, providing students with a world atlas will help students gain a deeper world perspective.
New York State Education Department: Social Studies Information