SUPER SATURDAY. Hosted by Lee HS US History Teachers. TAKS Objective 2. The student will demonstrate an understanding of geographic influences on historical issues and events. Fancy way of saying: you must know how geography effected history.
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The student will demonstrate an understanding of geographic influences on historical issues and events.
Fancy way of saying: you must know how geography effected history.
The State of Texas says that students must pass their TAKS in order to graduate.
Each teacher must teach certain knowledge and skills for their class. These are called TEKS objectives
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills
The TAKS test is an assessment over the TEKS objectives.
TAKS Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills
Also has 5 main objectives.
This is why your exit leveltest has questions from your 8th,9th,10th and 11th grade Social Studies classes on it.Exit level Social Studies TAKS
(taught in 8th and 11th grade)
Fancy way of saying do you know how Government and Politics effected history.
Even though you don’t take Government till your Senior year we have been teaching you certain Government items since 8th grade.
#5 The student will use CRITICAL thinking to analyze Social Studies information.
Fancy way of saying: can you use maps,charts,graphs, and primary source readings to answer questions.
Is anything made by nature. Such as mountains, lakes, oceans.
“ geographic factors on major events including the building of the Panama Canal.migration”
Movement inside your country.
Example: TheGreat Migration1890-1930
was when African Americans moved north and west to escape the south and find work industry.
Practice questions 6 and 23.
Movement from country to country.
America had around 37 million immigrants come to America for work.
In the west they were Asian immigrants and in the east most immigrants came from Europe
This lead to overcrowding in the cities.Objective: The student understand the effects of migration and immigration on American society
“Spatial diffusion” geographic factors on major events including the building of the Panama Canal.
Fancy way of saying: how something spread and how that effected the region.
“ exchange between old and new world”
Old world (Europe and other nations discovered before 1492)
New World (North and South America)
Places discovers around or after 1492
Objective: Trace the spatial diffusion of phenomenon and describe its effects on regions of contact such as the spread of the bubonic plague and the exchange between old and new world.
Thanks to that settlement it shaped the distribution of culture groups today. For example the South has many Hispanics because long ago the Spanish settled the south western area of what is now the United States.
Objective: The student understands the types and patterns of settlement, the factors that affect where people settle, and processes of settlement development over time
(used to measure distance)
This will tell you where the information came from.
Objective: The student understands how major scientific and mathematical discoveries and technological innovations have affected society throughout history
Example: Thanks to electricity we moved our factories away from rivers and other water sources because we no longer needed to use hydroelectricity(water power) to run the factory machines.
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