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Skills available for Georgia fourth-grade social studies standards

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Historical Understanding

Geographic Understandings

Government/Civic Understandings

  • SS4CG1 The student will describe the meaning of

  • SS4CG2 The student will explain the importance of freedom of expression as guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U. S. Constitution.

  • SS4CG3 The student will describe the functions of government.

    • a Explain the process for making and enforcing laws.

    • b Explain managing conflicts and protecting rights.

    • c Describe providing for the defense of the nation.

    • d Explain limiting the power of people in authority.

    • e Explain the fiscal responsibility of government.

  • SS4CG4 The student will explain the importance of Americans sharing certain central democratic beliefs and principles, both personal and civic.

    • a Explain the necessity of respecting the rights of others and promoting the common good.

    • b Explain the necessity of obeying reasonable laws/rules voluntarily, and explain why it is important for citizens in a democratic society to participate in public (civic) life (staying informed, voting, volunteering, communicating with public officials).

  • SS4CG5 The student will name positive character traits of key historic figures and government leaders (honesty, patriotism, courage, trustworthiness).

Economic Understandings