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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.i. Classify technologies based on intended use, access, and design, and how they might change people’s lives (for better or worse).
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.3-4. Compare two product markets found in the local community. Differentiate between goods and services.
Econ2.b: Supply, Demand, and Competition SS.Econ2.b.4-5. Assess the roles of consumers (demand), producers (supply), prices, non-price factors (e.g., drought or a fad item), and competition in the product market.
Econ2.c: Firm/Business Behavior and Costs of Production SS.Econ2.c.3. Compare the skills and knowledge required to produce certain goods and services. Provide an example of the factors of production (i.e., land, labor, capital, entrepreneurship) for a given product.
SS.Econ3: Wisconsin students will analyze how an economy functions as a whole (Macroeconomics). Econ3.b: Money SS.Econ3.b.5. Describe the role of money, banking, and savings in everyday life, including why people borrow money and the role of interest.
SS.Econ4: Wisconsin students will evaluate government decisions and their impact on individuals, businesses, markets, and resources (Role of Government). Econ4.c: Role of Government SS.Econ4.c.5. Discuss reasons a government taxes people.
SS.Geog1: Wisconsin students will use geographic tools and ways of thinking to analyze the world. Geog1.a: Tools of Geography SS.Geog1.a.4-5. Summarize how location (absolute and relative) affects people, places, and environment. Construct maps (paper or digital), charts, and graphs using appropriate elements (i.e., date, orientation, grid, scale, title, author, index, legend, situation) Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Map Skills
Geog1.b: Spatial Thinking (map interpretation) SS.Geog1.b.i. Identify purposes of and differences among maps, globes, aerial photographs, charts, and satellite images. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Map Skills
SS.Geog2: Wisconsin students will analyze human movement and population patterns. Geog2.a: Population and Place SS.Geog2.a.3. Categorize the populations of people living in their state and country. Compare and contrast types of communities (i.e., rural, suburban, urban, or tribal), and different types of places on Earth (e.g., community, state, region, country/nation).
Geog2.b: Reasons People Move SS.Geog2.b.5. Investigate push and pull factors of movement in their community, state, country, and world. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Immigration
Geog2.c: Impact of Movement SS.Geog2.c.5. Describe population changes in their state, and country over time.
SS.Geog3: Wisconsin students will examine the impacts of global interconnections and relationships. Geog3.a: Distribution of Resources SS.Geog3.a.5. Classify a provided set of resources as renewable or nonrenewable, and analyze the implications of both at the local, national, and global level.
Geog3.b: Networks SS.Geog3.b.4. Classify various ways that people and countries depend on one another. Summarize how transportation and communication have changed economic activities over time.
SS.Geog5: Wisconsin students will evaluate the relationship between humans and the environment. Geog5.a: Human Environment Interaction SS.Geog5.a.3-4. Compare the positive and negative effects of human actions on our physical environment (e.g., availability of water, fertility of soils) over time
Geog5.b: Interdependence SS.Geog5.b.5. Examine how human actions modify the physical environment when using natural resources (renewable and nonrenewable).
SS.Hist2: Wisconsin students will analyze, recognize, and evaluate patterns of continuity and change over time and contextualization of historical events. Hist2.b: Patterns change over a period of time SS.Hist2.b.i. Describe patterns of change over time in the community, state, and the United States. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Civil War Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Pioneer Life Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Tall Tales Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
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.i. 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.i. Differentiate between majority rule and minority rights (as a function of a democratic republic). Hypothesize why laws and constitutions exist.
PS1.b: Origins & Foundation of the Government of the United States SS.PS1.b.4-5. Summarize the contributions of historically significant people during the period of early United States history to the development of our political culture. Differentiate between freedom, justice, equality, rights, responsibilities, and citizenship. Apply 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.i. Investigate examples of rights and responsibilities, including the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which individuals possess within the state, country, and world. Summarize the actio
PS2.b: Fundamentals of Citizenship SS.PS2.b.5. Compare and contrast being a citizen of a country to the principles of good citizenship. Describe the process by which people in the United States become legal citizens (i.e., natural born or naturalization). Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Immigration
PS2.c: Asserting and Reaffirming of Human Rights SS.PS2.c.4-5. Critique instances where groups have been denied access to power and rights, and any law or customs that have altered these instances. Summarize how people (e.g., religious groups, civil rights groups, workers, neighborhood residents) organize to gain a g Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Civil War
SS.PS3: Wisconsin students will analyze and evaluate the powers and processes of political and civic institutions. PS3.a: Political Participation SS.PS3.a.4-5. Investigate reasons why citizens participate in elections. Identify their role in government at the local, state, tribal, and federal levels.
PS3.b: Linkage Institutions SS.PS3.b.3-4. Provide examples of how various types of media are used in elections and government. Compare and contrast the multiple roles people play in elections. Analyze the roles civic institutions play in their lives, their community and beyond (e.g., schools, com
PS3.c: Power in Government SS.PS3.c.4-5. Classify the basic structures and functions of governments, and summarize basic powers of the government at the local, state, tribal, and federal levels. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide U.S. Senate
PS3.d: Public Policy SS.PS3.d.5. Provide examples of how different governments solve problems.