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Skills available for Kansas second-grade social studies standards

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CG Civics/Government

  • This unit introduces basic concepts of rules and laws as they apply to today and in the past.

  • Students will recognize the citizens have responsibilities.

  • They will identify and demonstrate key attributes of good citizens and analyze what makes a good leader for their classroom or school.

  • Students will recognize that many rules in America today and in the past are from the U.S. Constitution.

  • They will use their knowledge about rules and citizenship to create rules for their classroom.

  • Ideas

    • rules

    • responsibilities

    • privilege

    • honesty

    • courage

    • patriotism

    • tolerance

    • respect

    • integrity

  • People/Roles

    • good citizen

    • leader

  • Places/Institutions

    • your class or your school

  • Events

    • meetings

    • discussions/debates

    • U.S. Constitution Day

  • Skills

    • Interact and communicate with others in a respectful manner

    • Create and follow rules

    • Demonstrate characteristics of a leader such as being trustworthy, fair-minded, and forward-looking.

    • Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade two topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups