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Skills available for Illinois first-grade social studies standards

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SS.K-2.IS Inquiry

  • Constructing Essential Questions

    • SS.K-2.IS.1 Create questions that are relevant to self as they relate to the content of the Social Science Standards.

  • Determining Helpful Resources

    • SS.K-2.IS.2 With guidance and support, students will use varied teacher-selected resources to learn procedures to locate evidence that assists with finding answers to their questions. Introduce the importance of informational resources that are reliable and distinguish fact from opinion.

  • Gathering and Evaluating Sources

  • Communicating Conclusions

    • SS.K-2.IS.5 With guidance and support, students will share their findings on the asked and answered questions with peers.

  • Taking Informed Action

    • SS.K-2.IS.6 With guidance and support, reflect on one's inquiry process and findings.

    • SS.K-2.IS.7 Using various viewpoints, students will engage in reflective conversations to draw conclusions on inquiry findings and create action steps.

SS.1.CV Civics

  • Civic and Political Institutions

    • SS.1.CV.1 With guidance and support, explain how individuals who live, learn, and work together make important decisions, and the effect that these decisions have on a variety of diverse communities.

  • Processes, Rules, and Laws

    • SS.1.CV.2 Identify reasons for rules and explain how rules establish responsibilities and roles, and their effect on one's own and other groups and communities.

SS.1.EC Economics/Financial Literacy

SS.1.G Geography

SS.1.H History