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Skills available for Illinois second-grade social studies standards

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SS.CV Civics

  • Understand Political Systems, With an Emphasis on the United States

    • Civic and Political Institutions

    • Participation and Deliberation: Applying Civic Virtues and Democratic Principles

      • Starts in third grade

    • Processes, Rules, and Laws

      • SS.CV.2.2 Describe how communities work to accomplish common tasks, establish responsibilities, and fulfill roles of authority.

SS.EC Economics and Financial Literacy

  • Economics

    • Economic Decision Making

      • SS.EC.1.2 Demonstrate how our choices can affect ourselves and others in positive and negative ways.

      • SS.EC.2.2 Explain the role of money in making exchange easier.

    • Exchange and Markets

      • SS.EC.2.2 Compare the goods and services that people in the local community produce and those that are produced in other communities.

    • National and Global Economy

      • Starts in fifth grade

  • Financial Literacy

    • Financial Literacy

      • SS.EC.FL.1.2 Explain that money can be saved or spent on goods and services.

SS.G Geography

SS.H History