Who we are Where we are in place and time How we express ourselves How the world works How we organize ourselves Sharing the planet
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Understanding & Communication
理解万岁
Immigration
移民
Mythology
世界神话
Secrets of the Universe
太空的秘密
Trade
有买有卖
Co-existance
人类与自然共存
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Relationships are enhanced by learning about other people’s perspectives and communicating our own. Human migration is a response to challenges, risks and opportunities. Stories from long time ago continue to evolve and communicate people’s understanding of the world. Science and technology contribute to our understanding of the universe. Local and global communities are interconnected through trade. Human communities respond to the natural environment and are responsible for a sustainable co-existence with nature.
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1. Acknowledging others’ perspectives 1. The reasons why people migrate Mythology from around the world 1. The composition of the universe 1. The impact the global economy has on the local economy 1. Characteristics of local regions of NJ (water, climate, landforms, & vegetation)
2. Managing and resolving conflict 2. Immigration throughout local history 2. How technology aids our understanding of the universe 2. The impact local economy has on the global economy 2. Human activities as response to the physical environment (land use, population density, transportation, etc.)
3. Stereotyping and prejudice 3. Effects of immigration on communities, cultures and individuals 3. Humankind’s progress towards understanding space 3. How supply and demand affect trade 3. An effective and sustainable co-existence
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6.1.4.D.16; 6.1.4.D.18-20; 6.3.4.D.1 6.1.4.B.4; 6.1.4.B.6-7; 6.1.4.D.1-3; 6.1.4.D.9-10; 6.1.4.D.15 Common Core State Standards 5.2.4.E.4; 5.4.4.A.1-4 6.1.4.C.1-18 6.1.4.B.5; 6.3.4.B.1
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