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Skills available for Delaware third-grade social studies standards

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C Civics

  • Government

    • C.1 Students will examine the structure and purposes of governments with specific emphasis on constitutional democracy.

      • C.1.K-3a Students will understand that leaders are sometimes chosen by election, and that elected officials are expected to represent the interests of the people who elected them.

      • C.1.K-3b Students will understand that positions of authority carry responsibilities and should be respected.

  • Politics

    • C.2 Students will understand the principles and ideals underlying the American political system.

      • C.2.K-3a Students will understand that respect for others, their opinions, and their property is a foundation of civil society in the United States.

  • Citizenship

    • C.3 Students will understand the responsibilities, rights, and privileges of United States citizens.

  • Participation

    • C.4 Students will develop and employ the civic skills necessary for effective, participatory citizenship.

      • C.4.K-3a Students will demonstrate the skills necessary for participating in a group, including defining an objective, dividing responsibilities, and working cooperatively.

E Economics

  • Microeconomics

    • E.1 Students will analyze the potential costs and benefits of personal economic choices in a market economy.

      • E.1.K-3a Students will understand that individuals and families with limited resources undertake a wide variety of activities to satisfy their wants.

      • E.1.K-3b Students will apply the concept that economic choices require the balancing of costs incurred with benefits received.

  • Macroeconomics

    • E.2 Students will examine the interaction of individuals, families, communities, businesses, and governments in a market economy.

      • E.2.K-3a Students will understand how barter, money, and other media are employed to facilitate the exchange of resources, goods, and services.

  • Economic Systems

    • E.3 Students will understand different types of economic systems and how they change

      • E.3.K-3a Students will identify human wants and the various resources and strategies which have been used to satisfy them over time.

  • International Trade

    • E.4 Students will examine the patterns and results of international trade.

      • E.4.K-3a Students will understand that the exchange of goods and services around the world creates economic interdependence between people in different places.

G Geography

H History