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GA.SS2.Georgia, My State
SS2CG. Government/Civic Understandings SS2CG2. The student will identify the roles of the following elected officials: SS2CG2.a. President (leader of our nation)
SS2CG3. The student will give examples of how the historical figures under study demonstrate the positive citizenship traits of honesty, dependability, liberty, trustworthiness, honor, civility, good sportsmanship, patience, and compassion.
SS2E. Economic Understandings SS2E1. The student will explain that because of scarcity, people must make choices and incur opportunity costs.
SS2E2. The student will identify ways in which goods and services are allocated (by price; majority rule; contests; force; sharing; lottery; command; first-come, first-served; personal characteristics; and others).
SS2E4. The student will describe the costs and benefits of personal spending and saving choices.
SS2G. Geographic Understandings SS2G1. The student will locate major topographical features of Georgia and will describe how these features define Georgia's surface. SS2G1.a. Locate all the geographic regions of Georgia: Blue Ridge Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain, Valley and Ridge, and Appalachian Plateau.
SS2G2. The student will describe the cultural and geographic systems associated with the historical figures in SS2H1 and Georgia's Creeks and Cherokees. SS2G2.a. Identify specific locations significant to the life and times of each historic figure on a political map.
SS2G2.b. Describe how place (physical and human characteristics) had an impact on the lives of each historic figure.
SS2G2.d. Trace examples of travel and movement of these historic figures and their ideas across time.
SS2G2.e. Describe how the region in which these historic figures lived affected their lives and compare these regions to the region in which the students live.
SS2H. Historical Understandings SS2H1. The student will read about and describe the lives of historical figures in Georgia history. SS2H1.a. Identify the contributions made by these historic figures: James Oglethorpe, Tomochichi, and Mary Musgrove (founding of Georgia); Sequoyah (development of a Cherokee alphabet); Jackie Robinson (sports); Martin Luther King, Jr. (civil rights); Jimmy Carter (leadership and human rights).
SS2H1.b. Describe how everyday life of these historical figures is similar to and different from everyday life in the present (food, clothing, homes, transportation, communication, recreation, rights, and freedoms).