e Share information gathered using oral and visual examples.
A2 Students make individual and collaborative decisions on matters related to social studies using research and discussion skills.
a Share ideas and listen to the ideas of others to reach individual and collaborative decisions and make plans.
b Make a real or simulated decision related to the classroom, school, or beyond by applying appropriate and relevant social studies skills, including research skills, and relevant information.
A3 Students select, plan, and participate in a civic action or service-learning project based on a classroom or school asset or need, and describe the project's potential civic contribution.
B Students draw on concepts from civics and government to understand political systems, power, authority, governance, civic ideals and practices, and the role of citizens in the community, Maine, the United States, and world.
B1 Students understand key ideas and processes that characterize democratic government in the community and the United States.
a Describe and provide examples of democratic ideals.
C Students draw on concepts and processes from economics to understand issues of personal finance and issues of production, distribution, and consumption in the community, Maine, the United States, and world.
C1 Students understand the nature of economics as well as key foundation ideas.
a Describe economics as how people make choices about how to use scarce resources to meet their wants and needs.
b Describe how money is earned and managed in order to buy goods and services and save for the future.
C2 Students understand the influence of economics on individuals and groups in the United States and the world, including Maine Native Americans.
a Identify examples of how individuals, families, and communities, including Maine Native Americans, are influenced by economic factors.
b Describe the work and contribution of various groups to the economics of the local community in the past and present.
D Students draw on concepts and processes from geography to understand issues involving people, places, and environments in the community, Maine, the United States, and world.
D1 Students understand the nature and basic ideas of geography.
a Explain that geography is the study of the Earth's surface and peoples.
b Create visual representations of the immediate neighborhood and community.
c Use basic maps and globes to identify local and distant places and locations, directions (including N, S, E, and W), and basic physical, environmental, and cultural features.