This module is designed to address English Language Arts standards. However, the module intentionally incorporates Social Studies and Science content that many teachers may be teaching during other parts of the day. These intentional connections are described below.
NYS Social Studies Core Curriculum
3.10 “People living in communities around the world depend on, adapt to, and modify their physical environments in different ways.”
3.7.a “The earth comprises continents, oceans, and other physical features, all of which help define distinct geographic regions around the world.”