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CT.SS.2.SOCIAL STUDIES: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
SOCIAL STUDIES: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
2.1. DIMENSION 1: DEVELOPING QUESTIONS AND PLANNING INQUIRY - Central to a rich social studies experience is the capability for developing questions that can frame and advance inquiry. Those questions come in two forms: compelling and supporting questions (C3, INQ K-2.1. Explain why the compelling question is important to the student. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
INQ K-2.2. Identify disciplinary ideas associated with a compelling question. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
INQ K-2.3. Identify facts and concepts associated with a supporting question. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
INQ K-2.4. Make connections between supporting questions and compelling questions. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
2.2. DIMENSION 2: APPLYING DISCIPLINARY CONCEPTS AND TOOLS - In Grade 2, the focus is on the disciplinary concepts and skills students need to understand how people make a difference in society and how, and why, we remember the past. The focus in second grade HISTORY Change, Continuity and Context HIST 2.3. Generate questions about individuals and groups who have shaped a significant historical change. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
Perspectives HIST 2.5. Compare different accounts of the same historical event.
Historical Sources and Evidence HIST 2.9. Generate questions about a particular historical source as it relates to a particular historical event or development. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
CIVICS Civic and Political Institutions CIV 2.1. Describe how communities work to accomplish common tasks, establish responsibilities and fulfill roles of authority.
Participation and Deliberation CIV 2.3. Describe democratic principles such as equality, fairness, and respect for legitimate authority and rules.
Processes, Rules, and Laws CIV 2.7. Describe how people have tried to improve their communities over time.
ECONOMICS Economic Decision-Making ECO 2.2. Identify the benefits and costs of making various personal decisions.
Exchange and Markets ECO 2.3. Describe the goods and services that people in the local community produce and those that are produced in other communities.
GEOGRAPHY Geographic Representations: Spatial Views of the World GEO 2.2. Use geographic representations to describe places and interactions that shape them.
GEO 2.3. Use geographic representations to identify cultural and environmental characteristics of place. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Landmarks
Human-Environment Interaction: Places, Regions, and Culture GEO 2.5. Explain how humans affect the culture and environment of places/region.
GEO 2.6. Identify cultural and environmental characteristics of a place/region. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Landmarks
2.3. DIMENSION 3: EVALUATING SOURCES AND USING EVIDENCE - Students need to analyze information and come to conclusions in an inquiry. These skills focus on gathering and evaluating sources, and then developing claims and using evidence to support these claims INQ K-2.7. Evaluate a source by distinguishing between facts and opinion.
2.4. DIMENSION 4: COMMUNICATING CONCLUSIONS AND TAKING INFORMED ACTION - Students should construct and communicate claims for a variety of purposes and audiences. These audiences may range from the school classroom to the larger public community (C3, p. 59-62) INQ K-2.14. Ask and answer questions about explanations. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
INQ K-2.15. Identify and explain a range of local, regional, and global problems, and some ways in which people are trying to address these problems.
INQ K-2.16. Identify ways to take action to help address local, regional, and global problems.