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WI.SS.BH.Behavioral Sciences (BH)
SS.BH4: Wisconsin students will examine the progression of specific forms of technology and their influence within various societies. BH4.a: Progression of technology SS.BH4.a.e. Describe specific types of technology and demonstrate how they are used on a daily basis for social or cultural purposes.
SS.Econ1: Wisconsin students use economic reasoning to understand issues. Econ1.a: Choices and Decision-Making SS.Econ1.a.1. Differentiate between a “want” and a “need”. Describe resources that are important or useful to you, your family, community, and country.
SS.Econ2: Wisconsin students will analyze how decisions are made and interactions occur among individuals, households, and firms/businesses (Microeconomics). Econ2.a: Consumers, Producers, and Markets SS.Econ2.a.1. Differentiate between buyers (consumers) and sellers (producers).
Econ2.c: Firm/Business Behavior and Costs of Production SS.Econ2.c.2. Predict how producers use the factors of production (i.e., land, labor, human and physical capital, and entrepreneurship) to make goods, deliver services, and earn profits.
SS.Econ3: Wisconsin students will analyze how an economy functions as a whole (Macroeconomics). Econ3.b: Money SS.Econ3.b.1. Categorize types of money (e.g., coins, bills), and explain why money is used. Formulate reasons why people save.
SS.Econ5: Wisconsin students will assess economic interdependence of regions and countries through trade. Econ5.a: Specialization, Trade, and Interdependence SS.Econ5.a.2. Investigate how people can benefit themselves and others by developing special skills and strengths. Hypothesize why people in one country trade goods with people in another country.
SS.Geog1: Wisconsin students will use geographic tools and ways of thinking to analyze the world. Geog1.a: Tools of Geography SS.Geog1.a.1. Recognize the difference between maps (paper or digital) and globes, and why someone might choose one over the other for a given task.
Geog1.b: Spatial Thinking (map interpretation) SS.Geog1.b.1-2. Identify physical and human characteristics of a place using maps, graphs, photographs, and other representations. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Landmarks
SS.Geog2: Wisconsin students will analyze human movement and population patterns. Geog2.a: Population and Place SS.Geog2.a.K-1. Analyze where and why people live in certain places. Classify the local community as rural, suburban, urban, or tribal.
Geog2.d: Urbanization SS.Geog2.d.1. Identify and explain differences between rural and urban areas.
SS.Geog5: Wisconsin students will evaluate the relationship between humans and the environment. Geog5.b: Interdependence SS.Geog5.b.2. Identify natural resources (e.g., fertile soil, forests, mining) of a place and provide examples of how those resources are used.
WI.SS.Inq:Social Studies Inquiry Practices and Processes (Inq)
Social Studies Inquiry Practices and Processes (Inq)
SS.Inq5: Wisconsin students will be civically engaged. Inq5.a: Civic engagement SS.Inq5.a.e. Explore opportunities for personal or collaborative civic engagement with community, school, state, tribal, national, and/or global implications.
WI.SS.PS.Political Science (PS)
SS.PS1: Wisconsin students will identify and analyze democratic principles and ideals. PS1.a: Values & Principles of American Constitutional Democracy SS.PS1.a.K-1. Describe symbols, songs, and traditions that identify our state and country. Assess the importance of rules and laws at home, in school, and in the community.
PS1.b: Origins & Foundation of the Government of the United States SS.PS1.b.1-2. Compare contributions of two or more influential people related to the founding of the United States. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
SS.PS2: Wisconsin students will examine and interpret rights, privileges, and responsibilities in society. PS2.a: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties SS.PS2.a.1-2. Compare rights and responsibilities within the classroom, school, and community. Classify basic rights that all humans have (i.e., life, liberty, safety).
PS2.c: Asserting and Reaffirming of Human Rights SS.PS2.c.1-2. Identify groups within school, community, or society and compare their rights and responsibilities (e.g., student/teacher). Investigate ways in which people and groups can influence decision makers in school, their communities, states, or country (i.e., v
SS.PS3: Wisconsin students will analyze and evaluate the powers and processes of political and civic institutions. PS3.b: Linkage Institutions SS.PS3.b.e. Identify different types of media and sources. Explain why we have elections. Summarize basic roles of civic institutions (e.g., school, home, family, community).
PS3.c: Power in Government SS.PS3.c.1. Compare basic political institutions (e.g., what a government is and how it differs at the city, state, tribal, country, and global level), and the roles they serve in their lives and in the lives of others (e.g., make laws, create order).