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Topic: Immigration to the state and region 

Grades K-4 History

 Standard 3.  Understands the people, events, problems, and ideas that were significant in creating the history of their state
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 3.Understands the reasons different groups came to the state or region
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that different groups immigrated to the state or region
     2.Knows that different groups migrated to the state or region
   Benchmark 4.Understands the different lives, plans, and dreams of the various racial and ethnic groups who lived in the state 100-200 years ago
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the lives of racial groups who lived in the state 100-200 years ago
     2.Understands the plans of racial groups who lived in the state 100-200 years ago
     3.Understands the dreams of racial groups who lived in the state 100-200 years ago
     4.Understands the lives of ethnic groups who lived in the state 100-200 years ago
     5.Understands the plans of ethnic groups who lived in the state 100-200 years ago
     6.Understands the dreams of ethnic groups who lived in the state 100-200 years ago
  Level II (Grade 3-4)
   Benchmark 4.Knows about the first inhabitants who lived in the state or region, each successive group of arrivals and their countries (or origin), and significant changes that developed as a result of each group's arrival
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows about the first inhabitants of the state or region
     2.Knows about successive inhabitants of the state or region
     3.Knows the countries of origin of successive inhabitants of the state or region
     4.Knows about significant changes in the state or region that resulted from the arrival of new inhabitants
   Benchmark 5.Understands the reasons recent immigrants came to the state or region, what their lives were like, and their experiences of adjustment (e.g., problems and opportunities experienced in housing, the workplace, and the community)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows what countries recent immigrants to the state or region came from
     2.Knows that recent immigrants have come to the state or region for a variety of reasons
     3.Understands the daily life of recent immigrants to the state or region
     4.Knows that immigrants to the state or region undergo a period of adjustment
     5.Knows that recent immigrants to the state or region may experience problems in finding housing
     6.Knows that recent immigrants to the state or region may find good housing opportunities
     7.Knows that recent immigrants to the state or region may experience problems in locating employment
     8.Knows that recent immigrants to the state or region may find good job opportunities
     9.Knows that recent immigrants to the state or region may feel isolated within their community
     10.Knows that recent immigrants to the state or region may be integrated into their community
   Benchmark 6.Understands patterns and changes in population over a period of time in a city or town in the state or region
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that the population of a city is the number of people who live in that city
     2.Knows that the population of a town is the number of people who live in that town
     3.Understands population patterns over time in a city or town in the state or region
     4.Understands population changes over time in a city or town in the state or region