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Skills available for Colorado second-grade social studies standards

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SS.2.1 History

SS.2.2 Geography

SS.2.3 Economics

  • SS.2.3.1 Resources are scarce, so individuals may not have access to the goods and services they want.

  • SS.2.3.2 Investigate costs and benefits to make informed financial decisions (PFL).

    • SS.2.3.2.a Assess priorities when making financial decisions.

    • SS.2.3.2.b Classify goals as short-term or long-term.

    • SS.2.3.2.c Differentiate the monetary value for a variety of goods and services.

    • SS.2.3.2.d Acknowledge that non-monetary value varies from person to person for goods and services.

    • SS.2.3.2.e Predict positive and negative consequences when making financial decisions.

    • SS.2.3.2.f Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve word problems about making financial decisions.

SS.2.4 Civics

  • SS.2.4.1 Advocate for ideas to improve communities.

    • SS.2.4.1.a Compare ways that people may express their ideas and viewpoints in ways that are effective and respectful to others.

    • SS.2.4.1.b Analyze how people in diverse groups monitor and influence decisions in their community.

    • SS.2.4.1.c Describe ways in which you can take an active part in improving your school or community.

    • SS.2.4.1.d Identify and compare examples of civic responsibilities that are important to privileged and marginalized individuals, families, and communities.

    • SS.2.4.1.e Describe the characteristics that enable a community member to responsibly and effectively engage in the community.

  • SS.2.4.2 Identify and compare multiple ways that people understand and resolve conflicts and differences.

    • SS.2.4.2.a Analyze ways that diverse individuals, groups and communities work through conflict and promote equality, justice, and responsibility.

    • SS.2.4.2.b Compare examples of power and authority and identify strategies that could be used to address an imbalance.

    • SS.2.4.2.c Identify and give examples of appropriate and inappropriate uses of power and the consequences.

    • SS.2.4.2.d Demonstrate skills to understand and resolve conflicts or differences.