Social Studies (2004)
People, Places, and Regions: Geographic Studies
People, Places and Regions: Geographic Studies Grade 3
11.) Identify significant historical sites in Alabama, including locations of civil rights activities.
4.) Describe the relationship of the five geographic regions of Alabama to the movement of Alabama settlers during the early nineteenth century.
• Describing natural resources of Alabama
Examples: water, trees, coal, iron, limestone, petroleum, natural gas, soil
• Describing the natural environment of Alabama
Examples: wildlife, vegetation, climate, bodies of water
• Describing human environments created by settlement
Examples: housing, roads, place names
World Geography - Human
1.) Explain the interaction between humans and their physical environment.
United States History to 1877
7.) Describe the development of a distinct culture within the United States between the American Revolution and the Civil War, including the impact of the Second Great Awakening and writings of James Fennimore Cooper, Henry David Thoreau, and Edgar Allan Poe.
English Language Arts (2007)
6.) Compare the genre characteristics of tall tales, fantasy, myths, and legends, including multicultural literature.
9.) Compose in descriptive, narrative, expository, and persuasive modes with a thesis sentence and introductory, supporting, and concluding paragraphs when appropriate.
• Composing various genres of literature by imitating an author's style, form, and purpose
Examples: poetry, short story, folktale, tall tale, nonfiction, science fiction, suspense, fantasy, adventure, contemporary realistic fiction, legend, fable, myth