7.8 Geography. The student understands the location and characteristics of places and regions of Texas. The student is expected to:

7.8(A) locate and compare the Mountains and Basins, Great Plains, North Central Plains, and Coastal Plains regions;

Standards: Supporting Spiral

7.8(B) locate and compare places of importance in Texas in terms of physical and human characteristics such as major cities, waterways, natural and historic landmarks, political and cultural regions, and local points of interest; and

Standards: Readiness Anchoring Spiral Long Strand Concept STAAR Alignment

7.8(C) analyze the effects of physical and human factors such as climate, weather, landforms, irrigation, transportation, and communication on major events in Texas.

Standards: Readiness Spiral STAAR Alignment