Tribal Group Research

National and Mississippi Academic Standards

National Language Arts Standards

  • NL-Eng.K-12.1 Students read a wide range of print and nonprint texts to build an understanding of the cultures of the United States and the world to acquire new information.
  • NL-EnG.K-12.4 Students communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.
  • NL-ENG.K—12.5 Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements
  • NL-ENG.K-12.7 Students conduct research by gathering, evaluating, and synthesizing data from a variety of sources.
  • NL-ENG. K-12.8 Students use a variety of technological and information resources.
  • NL-ENG.K-12.9  Students develop an understanding of and respect for diversity in language use, patterns, and dialects across cultures, ethnic groups, geographic  regions, and social roles.
  • NL-ENG.K-12.11 Students participate as knowledgeable, reflective, creative, and critical members of a variety of literacy communities.
  • NL-ENG.K-12.12 Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes.


National Technology Standards

  • NT.K-12.1  Students are proficient in the use of technology.
  • NT.K-12.3 Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity.
  • NT.K-12.5  Students use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources.


National Geography Standards

  • #17 How to apply geography to interpret the past

Humanities II Objectives

  • 1 – Explain how geography, economics, and politics have influenced the development of selected societies
  • 1a – Examine the geographic factors that shaped the formation of contemporary cultures.
  • 1b – Apply economic concepts and reasoning to evaluate social and political developments and issues of selected contemporary societies.
  • 2 – Describe the impact of science and technology on the historical development of selected contemporary and future societies.
  • 2a Explain the effects of social, political, and religious movements in various contemporary societies.
  • 2c – Evaluate the role of the media in contemporary societies.
  • 3 – Describe the relationship of people, placaes, and environments of selected contemporary societies.
  • 3a – Evaluate the role of environment and location in the creation of music, art, drama, and literature in selected contemporary societies.
  • 3c – Identify significant people and their roles in the development of the fine arts associated with contemporary societies.
  • 4 – Demonstrate the ability to apply and interpret social studies tolls (e.g. timelines, maps, globes,etc.)
  • 4a-Use a variety of maps to locate places, regions, and topographical and demographic features of contemporary societies and their impact on culture.
  • 4c – Interpret special purpose maps.
  • 4d – Analyze information on graphs, charts, tables, and timelines.
  • 4e – Use primary and secondary sources
  • 5 – Explain how civic responsibilities have been important to citizens for the development of their contemporary societies.
  • 5a  Identify citizens or groups of citizens who have made significant changes in their contemporary societies.
  • 5b – Describe political movements relevant to selected political units.
  • 6 – Introduce, recognize, and trace the development of major forms of fine arts and literature in selected contemporary societies.
  • 6a – Identify the major art forms and artiest in a selected contemporary society. Give examples of exemplary works in each form or technique.
  • 6b – Assess how the various forms of art have been affected and influenced by contemporary geographic, economic, and religious events and movements.
  • 6c – Compare similarities/differences in art forms of selected civilizations/societies.