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Skills available for Illinois fifth-grade social studies standards

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Developing Questions and Planning Inquiries

Evaluating Sources and Using Evidence

Communicating Conclusions and Taking Informed Action

  • Communicating Conclusions

    • SS.IS.6.3-5 Construct and critique arguments and explanations using reasoning, examples, and details from multiple sources.

  • Critiquing Conclusions

    • SS.IS.7.3-5 Identify a range of local problems and some ways in which people are trying to address these problems.

  • Taking Informed Action

    • SS.IS.8.3.3-5 Use listening, consensus-building, and voting procedures to decide on and take action in their classroom and school.

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

      • No standard in fifth grade

    • Processes, Rules, and Laws

SS.EC Economics and Financial Literacy

SS.G Geography

SS.H History