Standard 4: Understand the characteristics, distribution, and migration of human populations.

General Information
Number: SS.8.G.4
Title: Understand the characteristics, distribution, and migration of human populations.
Type: Standard
Subject: Social Studies
Grade: 8
Strand: Geography

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Independent

SS.8.G.4.In.a
Identify changes in population for selected places in the United States over time.
SS.8.G.4.In.b
Use geographic terms and tools to examine effects of migration to and within the United States, such as westward expansion and crossing the Mexican border.
SS.8.G.4.In.c
Use geographic terms and tools to identify characteristics of different cultures that spread to different regions of the United States over time.
SS.8.G.4.In.d
Use geographic tools or case studies to identify the role that selected regions play in influencing trade, migration, and cultural interaction in the United States over time.
SS.8.G.4.In.e
Use geographic terms and tools to identify changes in cities and urban centers in the United States over time.
SS.8.G.4.In.f
Use political maps to identify changes in boundaries of the United States throughout American history.

Supported

SS.8.G.4.Su.a
Recognize changes in population for selected places in the United States over time.
SS.8.G.4.Su.b
Use geographic tools to recognize effects of migration within the United States, such as westward expansion.
SS.8.G.4.Su.c
Use geographic tools to recognize characteristics of different cultures that spread to different regions of the United States over time.
SS.8.G.4.Su.d
Use geographic tools to recognize the role that selected regions play in influencing trade, migration, and cultural interaction in the United States over time.
SS.8.G.4.Su.e
Use geographic tools to recognize changes in cities and urban centers in the United States over time.
SS.8.G.4.Su.f
Use political maps to recognize changes in boundaries of the United States throughout American history.

Participatory

SS.8.G.4.Pa.a
Recognize that change is a characteristic of population.
SS.8.G.4.Pa.b
Recognize that change is a characteristic of population.
SS.8.G.4.Pa.c
Use a geographic tool to recognize characteristics of trade, culture, or migration.
SS.8.G.4.Pa.d
Use a geographic tool to recognize characteristics of trade, culture, or migration.
SS.8.G.4.Pa.e
Recognize characteristics of a city.
SS.8.G.4.Pa.f
Use a map to recognize a boundary.

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