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Skills available for Iowa third-grade social studies standards

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I Inquiry

  • Constructing Compelling Questions

    • SS.3.1 Identify disciplinary ideas associated with a compelling question.

  • Constructing Supporting Questions

    • SS.3.2 Use supporting questions to help answer the compelling question in an inquiry.

  • Gathering and Evaluating Sources

  • Developing Claims and Using Evidence

  • Communicating and Critiquing Conclusions

    • SS.3.5 Construct responses to compelling questions using reasoning, examples, and relevant details.

  • Taking Informed Action

    • SS.3.6 Identify challenges and opportunities when taking action to address problems, including predicting possible results.

    • SS.3.7 Use a range of deliberative and democratic procedures to make decisions about and act on civic problems in their classrooms.

BS Behavioral Sciences

CG Civics/Government

E Economics

FL Financial Literacy

  • Develop Financial and Career Goals

    • FL.SS.3.16 Describe how people take risks to improve their family income through education, career changes and moving to new places.

  • Create a Saving and Spending Plan

    • FL.SS.3.17 Explain an individual's responsibility for credit and debt.

  • Evaluate Savings and Long Term Investments

    • FL.SS.3.18 Determine the importance of saving/investing in relation to future needs.

G Geography

H History