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KS.2.Then and Now
2.CG. Civics/Government (CG) Sample Compelling Questions 2.CG.5. Why should you do the “right” thing even when no one is looking? (Standard 1)
2.CG.9. What makes someone a good citizen? (Standard 5)
2.E. Economics (E) Skills 2.E.1. Responsible decision making.
2.E.3. Determine opportunity cost.
2.E.4. Recognize supply and demand.
2.E.5. Distinguish between barter/trade and money.
Sample Compelling Questions 2.E.10. What goods and services are an important part of a person’s daily life? (Standard 5)
2.E.6. How do people decide what is a want and what is a need? (Standard 1)
2.E.7. Why do people need to be responsible about spending and saving? (Standard 2)
2.E.8. Why is money primarily used in the United States today instead of trade/barter? (Standard 3)
2.E.9. How have people’s wants and needs changed over time? (Standard 4)
2.G. Geography (G) Skills 2.G.1. Recognize and interpret features of a map: title, symbols, legend, compass rose, cardinal directions, grid system, measurement/scale.
Sample Compelling Questions 2.G.9. Why do maps of the same location change over time? (Standard 4)
2.H. History (H) Skills 2.H.5. Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. (KCCRS RI.2.1) Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Landmarks Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
2.H.6. Identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text. (KCCRS RI.2.2) Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Landmarks Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
2.H.7. Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text. (KCCRS RI.2.3) Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Landmarks Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
2.H.8. Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade two topic or subject area. (KCCRS RI.2.4) Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
2.H.9. Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic. (KCCRS RI.2.9)
Sample Compelling Questions 2.H.12. What important rights and responsibilities did citizens have in early America and what are important rights and responsibilities of citizens today? (Standard 2)
2.H.13. Why are certain people, places, and events recognized as more important than others? (Standard 3) Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
2.H.14. Why have the forms of transportation changed over time? (Standard 4)
2.H.15. How do geographic features impact transportation and communication? (Standard 5)
KS.KHGSS.Kansas History, Government, and Social Studies Standards
Kansas History, Government, and Social Studies Standards
KHGSS.1. Choices have consequences. 1.1. The student will recognize and evaluate significant choices made by individuals, communities, states, and nations that have impacted our lives and futures. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
1.2. The student will analyze the context under which choices are made and draw conclusions about the motivations and goals of the decision-makers.
1.4. The student will use his/her understanding of choices and consequences to construct a decision-making process and to justify a decision.
KHGSS.2. Individuals have rights and responsibilities. 2.1. The student will recognize and evaluate the rights and responsibilities of people living in societies.
2.2. The student will analyze the context under which significant rights and responsibilities are defined and demonstrated, their various interpretations, and draw conclusions about those interpretations.
2.3. The student will investigate specific rights and responsibilities of individuals and connect those rights and responsibilities with contemporary issues.
2.4. The student will use his/her understanding of rights and responsibilities to address contemporary issues.
KHGSS.3. Societies are shaped by beliefs, ideas, and diversity. 3.1. The student will recognize and evaluate significant beliefs, contributions, and ideas of the many diverse peoples and groups and their impact on individuals, communities, states, and nations.
3.2. The student will draw conclusions about significant beliefs, contributions, and ideas, analyzing the origins and context under which these competing ideals were reached and the multiple perspectives from which they come.
3.3. The student will investigate specific beliefs, contributions, ideas, and/or diverse populations and connect those beliefs, contributions, ideas and/or diversity to contemporary issues.
3.4. The student will use his/her understanding of those beliefs, contributions, ideas, and diversity to justify or define how community, state, national, and international ideals shape contemporary society.
KHGSS.4. Societies experience continuity and change over time. 4.3. The student will investigate an example of continuity and/or change and connect that continuity and/or change to a contemporary issue.
4.4. The student will use his/her understanding of continuity and change to construct a model for contemporary reform.
KHGSS.5. Relationships among people, places, ideas, and environments are dynamic. 5.1. The student will recognize and evaluate dynamic relationships that impact lives in communities, states, and nations.
5.2. The student will analyze the context of significant relationships and draw conclusions about a contemporary world.
5.3. The student will investigate the relationship among people, places, ideas, and/or the environment and connect those relationships to contemporary issues.
5.4. The student will use his/her understanding of these dynamic relationships to create a personal, community, state, and/or national narrative.