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Skills available for Hawaii sixth-grade social studies standards

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Historical Understanding


Political Science/Civics

Cultural Anthropology

  • 6 Understand culture as a system of beliefs, knowledge, and practices shared by a group and understand how cultural systems change over time

    • Cultural Systems and Practices

      • SS.6.6.1 Examine the ways in which different cultures have influenced families and communities

    • Cultural Dynamics/Change And Continuity

      • SS.6.6.2 Use examples of changing culture to identify and analyze ways to respond to cultural differences and problems within and across groups (e.g., stereotyping, ethics)


  • 7 Use geographic representations to organize, analyze, and present information on people, places, and environments and understand the nature and interaction of geographic regions and societies around the world


  • 8 Understand economic concepts and the characteristics of various economic systems

    • Limited Resources and Choice

      • SS.6.8.1 Explain exchanges of salt, gold, and other trade over the trans-Saharan trade routes and the impact of these exchanges

      • SS.6.8.2 Describe, in terms of opportunity cost, why it was so difficult for Christopher Columbus to find financial support for his voyages

      • SS.6.8.3 Explain the impact of the exchange of products throughout the Indian Ocean basin from CE 500 to CE 1500