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Skills available for Hawaii fourth-grade social studies standards

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SS.4.1 Creation Beliefs and Polynesian Migration

  • History

    • SS.4.1.18 Perspectives

      • Creation Beliefs

        • SS. Describe how early Hawaiians viewed the creation of the world and their environment through oral traditions

      • Migration Stories

        • SS. Summarize migration stories passed down through Hawaiian oral tradition

  • Geography

SS.4.2 Early Hawaiian-Environment Interaction

SS.4.3 Early Hawaiians and the Land

  • Economics

  • Geography

    • SS.4.3.15 Human Populations: Spatial Patterns and Movements

      • Native vs. Non-Native

        • SS. Differentiate between native and non-native plants and animals used by early Hawaiians

SS.4.4 The Evolution of Hawaiian Culture

  • Geography

    • SS.4.4.16 Global Interconnections: Changing Spatial Patterns

      • Hawaiian and Other Polynesian Cultures

        • SS. Compare aspects of early Hawaiian culture and other Polynesian cultures

  • Civics

    • SS.4.4.7 Civic Virtues and Democratic Principles

      • Core Values of Early Communities

        • SS. Explain how core values of the early Hawaiians are applicable to modern-day HawaiĘ»i

SS.4.5 Beliefs of Early Hawaiian Society

  • Civics

    • SS.4.5.6 Civic and Political Institutions

      • Hawaiian Gods

        • SS. Investigate the roles of gods in early Hawaiian society

      • Roles and Responsibilities

        • SS. Summarize how the concept of mana and one's genealogy determined rights and responsibilities

SS.4.6 Governance in Early Hawaiian Society

  • Civics

    • SS.4.6.8 Processes, Rules and Laws

      • Kapu and Regulations

        • SS. Explain how the kapu system regulated people's behavior and lives

  • Economics

    • SS.4.6.9 Economic Decision Making

SS.4.7 Life in the Ahupua'a

SS.4.8 The Beginnings of the Hawaiian Kingdom through Unification

  • Civics

    • SS.4.8.8 Processes, Rules, and Laws

      • Governance of the Ali'i

        • SS. Explain the roles and responsibilities of the ali'i in governing Hawaiian society

  • History

    • SS.4.8.17 Change, Continuity, and Context

      • Rise of Kamehameha I

        • SS. Analyze major events that led to the unification of Hawai'i Island by Kamehameha I