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Skills available for Alaska second-grade social studies standards

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A A student should understand that history is a record of human experiences that links the past to the present and the future.

B A student should understand historical themes through factual knowledge of time, places, ideas, institutions, cultures, people, and events.

C A student should develop the skills and processes of historical inquiry.

D A student should be able to integrate historical knowledge with historical skill to effectively participate as a citizen and as a lifelong learner.

  • 1 understand that the student is important in history;

  • 2 solve problems by using history to identify issues and problems, generate potential solutions, assess the merits of options, act, and evaluate the effectiveness of actions;

  • 3 define a personal position on issues while understanding the historical aspects of the positions and roles assumed by others;

  • 4 recognize and demonstrate that various issues may require an understanding of different positions, jobs, and personal roles depending on place, time, and context;

  • 5 base personal citizenship action on reasoned historical judgment with recognition of responsibility for self and others; and

  • 6 create new approaches to issues by incorporating history with other disciplines, including economics, geography, literature, the arts, science, and technology.