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NE.SS.4.Grade 4 (Nebraska)
SS 4.1. Civics: Students will develop and apply the skills of civic responsibility to make informed decisions based upon knowledge of government at local, state, national and international levels. Civic Participation SS 4.1.2. Students will investigate how different perspectives impact government decisions at the state level. SS 4.1.2.a. Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens (e.g., voting, public service projects) at the state level
SS 4.1.2.c. Identify ways students can be engaged to have an impact in their state.
SS 4.1.2.e. Identify state leaders and the impact of their decisions that effect public policy
Forms and Functions of Government SS 4.1.1. Students will identify and explain the foundation, structure, and function of Nebraska's government. SS 4.1.1.b. Describe the origin, structure, and function of Nebraska’s unicameral government
SS 4.2. Economics: Students will utilize economic reasoning skills to make informed judgments and become effective participants in the economy at the local, state, national and international levels. Financial Literacy SS 4.2.6. Students will understand that banks are institutions where people save money and earn interest, and where other people borrow money and pay interest. SS 4.2.6.a. Identify the costs and benefits of saving, interest, and borrowing
Markets SS 4.2.1. Students will recognize prices are what consumers pay when they buy a good or service. SS 4.2.1.b. Predict how producers would react if the profit from selling a good or service changed
SS 4.3. Geography: Students will develop and apply spatial perspective and geographic skills to make informed decisions regarding issues and current events at local, state, national and international levels. The World in Spatial Terms SS 4.3.1. Students will explore where (spatial) and why people, places and environments are organized in the state. SS 4.3.1.d. Differentiate between cities, states, countries, and continents Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Geography
SS 4.4. History: Students will develop and apply historical knowledge and skills to research, analyze, and understand key concepts of past, current, and potential issues and events at the local, state, national, and international levels. Multiple Perspectives SS 4.4.3. Students will describe and explain multiple perspectives of historical events. SS 4.4.3.b. Compare and contrast primary and secondary sources to better understand multiple perspectives of the same event (e.g., The Homestead Act, Oregon Trail diaries, military journal of Ponca Removal)