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TN.2.SECOND GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES - Life in the United States

SECOND GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES - Life in the United States
Culture
Overview: Students will explore how collaboration and respect for others is necessary to achieve and maintain a functioning society.
2.01. Identify various cultural groups within the U.S. and the students’ community.
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2.02. Compare and contrast the beliefs, customs, ceremonies, and traditions of the various cultures represented in the U.S.
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2.03. Distinguish how people from various cultures in the community and nation share principles, goals, and traditions.
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Economics
Overview: Students will analyze the U.S. in economic terms, including: producers and consumers, supply and demand, imports and exports, and why budgets are important.
2.04. Examine different types of producers and consumers in the U.S.
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2.06. Analyze how supply and demand influence production.
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2.07. Differentiate between imports and exports.
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2.08. Evaluate how imports and exports help to meet the needs of people in the U.S.
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2.10. Describe the purpose of a budget.
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Geography
Overview: Students will examine the geography of the U.S. in relation to the world, continue to learn that maps communicate useful information, and explore how the availability of resources affects the way people live.
2.11. Compare how maps and globes depict geographical information in different ways.
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2.12. Identify and locate the four hemispheres (i.e., Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western), equator, prime meridian, North and South Poles, and the seven continents.
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2.13. Recognize that the U.S. is part of the North American continent, and identify the U.S land/water borders including: Canada, Mexico, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico.
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2.14. Recognize the difference between physical and political maps.
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2.15. Use legends and cardinal directions to determine locations on physical and political maps.
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2.16. Compare physical features of the earth, including: Island; Lake; Mountain; Ocean; Peninsula; Plain; Plateau; River; Valley
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2.17. Compare and contrast regions of the U.S. (i.e., Southeast, Northeast, Great Plains, Southwest, Rocky Mountain, and Pacific Northwest) in terms of climate, physical features, and population.
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Government and Civics
Government and Civics Overview: Students will explore the concept of democracy by learning about rules, authority, and national symbols in order to develop an understanding of the role of citizens and the U.S. government.
2.20. Identify and examine the significance of well-known national symbols and landmarks, including: Mt. Rushmore, the White House, Statue of Liberty, and bald eagle.
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2.21. Recognize that the U.S. has a constitution, which is the basis for our nation’s laws.
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2.23. Describe the three branches of U.S. government and the basic role of each.
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2.25. Identify the rights and responsibilities of citizens of the U.S.
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2.26. Understand that there are laws written to protect citizens’ right to vote.
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2.27. Compare the ways one becomes a citizen (i.e., by birth or naturalization).
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2.28. Describe the fundamental principles of American democracy, including: equality, fair treatment for all, and respect for the property of others.
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History
Overview: Students will analyze significant individuals and observances, utilize chronological sequences, and explore primary and secondary texts.
2.29. Examine the significant contributions made by people of the U.S., including: Neil Armstrong; David Crockett; Benjamin Franklin; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Rosa Parks; Jackie Robinson; Wilma Rudolph; Sequoyah; George Washington
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2.31. Analyze and interpret events placed chronologically on a timeline.
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TN.SSP.Social Studies Practices

Social Studies Practices
SSP.01. Gather information from a variety of sources, including:
SSP.01.2. Graphic representations (e.g., maps, timelines, charts, artwork)
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SSP.02. Critically examine a primary or secondary source in order to:
SSP.02.2. Distinguish between fact and opinion
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SSP.04. Communicate ideas supported by evidence to:
SSP.04.1. Demonstrate an understanding of ideas
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SSP.04.2. Compare and contrast viewpoints
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SSP.05. Develop historical awareness by:
SSP.05.2. Understanding that things change over time
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SSP.06. Develop geographic awareness by:
SSP.06.1. Identifying geographic symbols on maps and globes
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SSP.06.2. Understanding relationships between people, places, and resources
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