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Skills available for Iowa fifth-grade social studies standards

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I Inquiry

  • Constructing Compelling Questions

    • SS.5.1 Identify the disciplinary concepts and ideas associated with a compelling question.

  • Constructing Supporting Questions

    • SS.5.2 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.5.5 With teacher direction, construct responses to compelling questions supported by reasoning and evidence.

  • Taking Informed Action

    • SS.5.6 Identify challenges and opportunities when taking action to address problems, including predicting possible results.

    • SS.5.7 Use a range of consensus-building and democratic procedures to make decisions about and act on civic problems in the classroom.

BS Behavioral Sciences

CG Civics/Government

E Economics

FL Financial Literacy

  • Create a Saving and Spending Plan

    • FL.SS.5.16 Demonstrate ways to monitor how money is spent and saved.

  • Measure Risk Management Tools

    • FL.SS.5.17 Give examples of financial risks that individuals and households face.

    • FL.SS.5.18 Investigate ways that personal information is fraudulently obtained.

G Geography

H History