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WI.SS.BH.Behavioral Sciences (BH)
Behavioral Sciences (BH)
SS.BH2: Wisconsin students will investigate and interpret interactions between individuals and groups (Sociology).
BH2.a: Relationship of people and groups
SS.BH2.a.m. Summarize the role culture plays in personal and group behavior. Categorize factors that contribute to cooperation and conflict among peoples of a country and/or the world (i.e., culture, language, religion, political beliefs).
SS.Econ2.b.m. Investigate the relationship between supply and demand. Evaluate the extent to which competition exists in product markets, and its relationship to price and quality of goods and services.
SS.Econ4: Wisconsin students will evaluate government decisions and their impact on individuals, businesses, markets, and resources (Role of Government).
Econ4.a: Economic Systems and Allocation of Resources
SS.Econ4.a.m. Compare and contrast how different economic systems (traditional, command, market, mixed) choose to allocate the production, distribution and consumption of resources (what/how/for whom is it produced).
SS.Geog1: Wisconsin students will use geographic tools and ways of thinking to analyze the world.
Geog1.a: Tools of Geography
SS.Geog1.a.m. Use paper and digital maps to ask and answer geographic questions (e.g., Where are there patterns? Why there? So what?). Analyze how various map projections distort shape, area, distance and direction (e.g., Mercator, Robinson, Peters).
SS.Geog1.b.m. Interpret patterns in a variety of maps, charts, and graphs to display geographic information (contour, cartogram, population, natural resource, historical maps) and explain relationships among them.
SS.Geog1.c.m. Construct a mental map of regions, and locate the major regions of the world and their physical and cultural features including continents, cities, countries, bodies of water, landforms, mountain ranges, and climate zones. Compare mental maps shaped by in
SS.Geog3.b.m. Analyze spatial patterns of social and economic development in a variety of regions in the world. Identify how people, products, and ideas move between places (e.g., internet commerce, outsourcing).
SS.Geog5.b.m. Analyze how distribution of natural resources such as fisheries and crops (renewable and nonrenewable) creates systems of commerce between groups. Analyze how unequal distribution of resources creates inequities between regions and can lead to conflict be
SS.Hist4: Wisconsin students will evaluate a variety of primary and secondary sources to interpret the historical context, intended audience, purpose, and/or author’s point of view (Historical Methodology).
Hist4.a: Historical Context
SS.Hist4.a.m. Explain how the historical context (situation) influences a primary or secondary source.
PS1.b: Origins & Foundation of the Government of the United States
SS.PS1.b.m. Hypothesize and defend why a specific historically significant person’s contribution to the development of the political culture of the United States was important. Investigate how principles expressed in the Declaration of Independence, Constitution (inc
SS.PS2: Wisconsin students will examine and interpret rights, privileges, and responsibilities in society.
PS2.a: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
SS.PS2.a.m. Analyze the scope and limits of individual protections found in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Describe the evolution of rights over time including key laws, constitutional changes, and court decisions that contributed to these developments. Pre
SS.PS2.b.m. Analyze the rights and responsibilities of citizens (i.e., voting, jury duty, paying taxes, obeying laws). Synthesize the cultural structures, types of government, and economic systems to explain differing concepts of citizenship (e.g., Confucianism, dict
SS.PS2.c.m. Compare and contrast the political, social, and economic status of marginalized groups both historically and in the present, both in the United States and worldwide. Investigate how groups (e.g., women, religious groups, civil rights groups, Indigenous pe
SS.PS3.b.m. Analyze the role of various types of media in elections and functions of government. Analyze how elections and political parties in the United States connect the people to government. Summarize how civic institutions influence society and politics. (e.g.,