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B.3. Understand interactions between self and the peer group. B.3.2. Understand that people often choose to do certain things their own way.
E.1. Understand the role of scarcity and economic trade-offs and how economic conditions impact people’s lives. E.1.1. Understand people are both consumers and producers.
E.1.2. Understand that a cost is what you give up when you decide to do something, and a benefit is something that satisfies your wants.
E.2. Understand that the basic nature of economics is an exchange of resources. E.2.4. Understand that in an exchange people trade goods and services for other goods and services or for money.
E.2.6. Understand that barter is trading goods and services for other goods and services without using money.
E.3. Understand how governments throughout the world influence economic behavior. E.3.2. Understand the purpose of taxes.
E.3.3. Understand the concept of capitalism.
E.4. Understand people in all parts of the world trade with one another. E.4.1. Understand the basic concept of trading.
E.5. Understand that changes in technology impact individuals, the economy and society. E.5.1. Understand that the types of jobs and goods and services change over time.
E.5.2. Understand the technological developments that influenced changes in communication and transportation.
E.5.3. Understand that people are always inventing new ways to solve problems and accomplish work.
E.6. Understand the universal economic concept of needs and wants. E.6.1. Understand the difference between needs and wants.
E.6.2. Understand the concepts of consumers and producers.
E.6.3. Understand that people make choices because they cannot have everything they want.
G.1. Understand the use of geographic tools to locate and analyze information about people, places, and environments. G.1.1. Understand representations of the earth such as maps, globes and photographs.
G.1.2. Understand representations of locales and regions on maps and globes.
G.2. Understand how geographic and human characteristics create culture and define regions. G.2.1. Understand human and physical characteristics of places. (Ex. rural, urban, forest, desert, etc.). Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Landmarks
G.2.2. Understand the concept of regions according to physical and human criteria. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Landmarks
G.2.4. Understand the concepts of urban and suburban.
G.3. Understand how human factors and the distribution of resources affect the development of communities and the movement of populations. G.3.2. Understand the role that resources play in human's daily lives.
G.3.3. Understand modes of transportation used to move products, people and ideas.
G.4. Understand how geographic processes and human actions modify the environment and how the environment affects humans. G.4.1. Understand ways in which people depend on the physical environment.
G.4.2. Understand humans impact the environment in positive and negative ways.
H.1. Understand people construct knowledge of the past from multiple and various types of sources. H.1.1. Understand past, present, and future time in relation to historical events. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
H.1.3. Understand timelines. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
H.2. Understand how and why people create and participate in governance. H.2.1. Understand the need for government and how our government came to be.
H.2.2. Understand national symbols through which American values and principles are expressed. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Landmarks
H.3. Understand culture and how cultural diffusion affects the development and maintenance of societies. H.3.2. Understand reasons groups of people moved into and within the United States long ago and today.
H.4. Understand individuals and groups within a society may promote change or the status quo. H.4.1. Understand the roles historic and ordinary Americans have played in changing society and government.
H.4.2. Understand ways science and technology have changed the lives of people. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
H.4.3. Understand changes in values, beliefs, and attitudes have resulted in technological and scientific knowledge. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
H.5. Understand economic needs and wants affect individual and group decisions. H.5.1. Understand the differences between needs and wants.
H.5.2. Understand the need for public and private goods and services and the workers who provide them.
H.5.3. Understand the development of technological innovations and their economic effects. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
H.5.4. Understand changes in transportation and communication and their effects.
H.7. Understand cause and effect relationships and other historical thinking skills in order to interpret events and issues. H.7.3. Understand the difference between fact and fiction.
IA.PS.Political Science/Civic Literacy
Political Science/Civic Literacy
PS.1. Understand the basic concepts of government and democracy and that the Constitution defines the rights and responsibilities of citizens. PS.1.1. Understand what the US Constitution is and why it is important.
PS.1.4. Understand rights and responsibilities.
PS.2. Understand how government affects citizens and how citizens affect government. PS.2.1. Understand the purpose of government.
PS.3. Understand the United States has a role in current world affairs. PS.3.1. Understand the world is divided into nations.
PS.3.2. Understand how the nations of the world interact with one another.