Map the distribution pattern of the world’s major languages. Map and explain the concept of a lingua franca in various parts of the world. (History; Individuals, Society and Culture)
Human Systems: Students acquire a framework for thinking geographically about human activities that shape Earth’s surface. They examine the characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations on Earth’s surface; investigate the characteristics, distribution and complexity of Earth’s cultural mosaics; analyze the patterns and networks of economic interdependence on Earth’s surface; examine the processes, patterns and functions of human settlement; and consider how the forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of Earth’s surface.
- Characteristics, Distribution and Complexity of Cultural Mosaics