DDN Curriculum Unit of Study Components
Students will understand the interrelationships of people, places, and the environment. Analyze the chronology of various historical eras to determine connection and cause/effect relationships. Evaluate the influence of varying values and philosophies on the development of civilizations and cultures. Social Studies Content Standard Benchmarks. The student will explain the impact of people and geographic location on the growth and expansion of South Dakota, emphasizing explorers like Lewis and Clark.