Presentation on theme: "Eight Themes of Social Studies"— Presentation transcript:
1 Eight Themes of Social Studies Flip Book Directions
2 Make a page in your flip book for the Eight Themes of Social Studies. Each page must include:Meaning of the themeExamplesWrite and answer the essential questionA colored illustration.
3 1. Conflict and Change—when there is conflict between or within societies, change is the result. Examples: Civil War and the end of slavery, September 11th and the change in airport securityEssential Question: When you have a conflict with your friends does it change your friendship? If so, how?Illustration
4 2. Culture—The culture of a society is the product of the religion, beliefs, customs, traditions, and government of that society.Examples: language, clothing, food, religion, sportsEssential Question: How do you describe your family’s culture?Illustration
5 3.Governance—As a society increases in complexity and interacts with other societies, the complexity of the government also increases.Example: rules for NFL vs. Peewee football, the government for 13 colonies vs. government of US todayEssential Question: How has school gotten more complicated as you have gotten older?Illustration
6 4. Human-Environment Interaction—Humans, their society, and the environment affect each other. Examples: destruction of rainforest, pollution (negative)Planting trees, recycling (positive)Essential Question: What are the positive and negative consequences of human environment interaction?Illustration
7 5. Movement/Migration—The movement or migration of people and ideas affects all societies involved.Examples: colonization, the Cherokee Indians (Trail of Tears)Essential Question: What are cultural differences within different regions of the United States?Illustration
8 6. Location—Location affects a society’s economy, culture, and development. Examples: latitude and longitude, address (absolute)Near the equator (relative)Essential Question: Why do people eat different foods or wear different clothes in different parts of the world?Illustration
9 7. Production, distribution, and consumption- The production, distribution, and consumption of goods/services produced by the society are affected by the location, customs, beliefs, and laws of that society.Examples: raw material-secondary good-store-buying good in U.S. vs. AfricaEssential Question: How does culture and location affect a country’s economy? Illustration
10 8. Time, Continuity, and Change—While change occurs over time, there is continuity to the basic structure of that society.Examples: family, laws, rules, going to schoolEssential Question: How have laws changed as you have gotten older?Illustration
11 Before you turn in your book… Check each page to make sure you have the following:TitleDefinitionExamplesEssential QuestionAnswer to Essential QuestionIllustrationGo through and highlight or underline where each section starts.Make sure your name is on it and turn it in!