SS.8.1 Explain points of agreement and disagreement of disciplinary concepts and ideas associated with a compelling question.
Constructing Supporting Questions
SS.8.2 Construct supporting questions that demonstrate the relationship between them and the compelling question in an inquiry.
Gathering and Evaluating Sources
SS.8.3 Gather relevant information from multiple sources using the origin, authority, structure, context, and corroborative value of the sources to guide the selection.
SS.8.4 Independently, evaluate the credibility of primary and secondary sources by determining their relevance and intended use.
Developing Claims and Using Evidence
SS.8.5 Independently, identify evidence that draws information from multiple perspectives and sources to support claims, noting evidentiary limitations.
SS.8.6 Independently, develop claims and counterclaims while pointing out the strengths and limitations of both.
SS.8.7 Independently, construct arguments using claims and evidence from multiple sources.
Communicating and Critiquing Conclusions
SS.8.8 Construct responses to compelling questions supported by reasoning and evidence while acknowledging the strengths and weaknesses of the explanations.
SS.8.9 Present original arguments based on credible sources using a variety of media to authentic audiences.
SS.8.10 Independently, analyze disciplinary arguments of peers for credibility.
Taking Informed Action
SS.8.11 Analyze how a specific problem can manifest itself at the local, regional, and global levels over time, identifying its characteristics and causes, and the challenges and opportunities faced by those trying to address the problem.
SS.8.12 Apply a range of deliberative and democratic procedures to make decisions and take action in classrooms, schools, and communities.
Analyze Civic and Political Institutions
CG.SS.8.13 Explain the powers and responsibilities of citizens, political parties, and the media in a variety of governmental and nongovernmental contexts.
CG.SS.8.14 Examine and explain the origins, functions and structure of government with reference to the US Constitution and other founding documents, branches of government, bureaucracies, and other systems and its effectiveness on citizens.
H.SS.8.24 Critique primary and secondary sources of information with attention to the source of the document, its context, accuracy, and usefulness such as the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, the Constitution, Washingtons Farewell address, the Louisiana Purchase treaty, Monroe Doctrine, Indian Removal Act, Missouri Compromise, Dred Scott v. Sanford, and the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo.
H.SS.8.25 Examine the evolution of the function and structure of government in Iowa.
FL Financial Literacy
Create a Saving and Spending Plan
FL.SS.8.26 Discuss the components of a personal spending plan, including income, planned saving and expenses.
Analyze Credit and Debt Levels
FL.SS.8.27 Calculate the cost of borrowing money for different types of goods.
Evaluate Savings and Long Term Investments
FL.SS.8.28 Explain how investing may build wealth and help meet financial goals.
Measure Risk Management Tools
FL.SS.8.29 Identify ways insurance may minimize personal financial risk.