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Skills available for Idaho second-grade social studies standards

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2.SS.1 History - Students in Grade 2 build an understanding of the cultural and social development of the United States.

2.SS.2 Geography - Students in Grade 2 analyze the spatial organizations of people, places, and environment on the earth's surface and explain how human actions modify the physical environment and how physical systems affect human activity and living conditions.

  • 2.SS.2.1 Analyze the spatial organizations of people, places, and environment on the earth's surface.

  • 2.SS.2.2 Explain how human actions modify the physical environment and how physical systems affect human activity and living conditions.

    • 2.SS.2.2.1 Compare how environmental conditions affect living styles and clothing in different parts of the country.

    • 2.SS.2.2.2 Describe how humans depend on the environment to meet their basic needs.

  • 2.SS.2.3 Trace the migration and settlement of human populations on the earth's surface.

  • 2.SS.2.4 Analyze the human and physical characteristics of different places and regions.

  • 2.SS.2.5 Explain how geography enables people to comprehend the relationships between people, places, and environments over time.

2.SS.3 Economics - Students in Grade 2 explain basic economic concepts, identify different influences on economic systems, and explain the concepts of personal finance.

  • 2.SS.3.1 Explain basic economic concepts.

    • 2.SS.3.1.1 Identify wants and needs of families.

    • 2.SS.3.1.2 Define income and identify different ways to earn and save.

    • 2.SS.3.1.3 Identify the difference between goods and services.

    • 2.SS.3.1.4 Identify differences between producers and consumers.

  • 2.SS.3.2 Identify different influences on economic systems.

    • 2.SS.3.2.1 Explain how natural resources affect economic activities in the local community.

  • 2.SS.3.3 Analyze the different types of economic institutions.

  • 2.SS.3.4 Explain the concepts of personal finance.

    • 2.SS.3.4.1 Identify reasons people save money.

2.SS.4 Civics and Government - Students in Grade 2 build an understanding of the foundational principles of the American political system, the organization and formation of the American system of government, and that all people in the United States have rights and assume responsibilities.

2.SS.5 Global Perspectives - Students in Grade 2 identify the importance of respecting multiple perspectives and global interdependence.