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Skills available for Michigan second-grade social studies standards

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2-H History

2-G Geography

2-C Civics and Government

  • 2-C1 Purposes of Government: Explain why people create governments.

  • 2-C2 Democratic Values and Constitutional Principles of American Government

    • 2-C2.0.1 Explain how local governments balance individual rights with the common good to solve local community problems.

    • 2-C2.0.2 Describe how the Pledge of Allegiance reflects the Democratic Value of patriotism.

  • 2-C3 Structure and Functions of Government: Describe the structure of government in the United States and how it functions.

    • 2-C3.0.1 Give examples of how local governments make, enforce, and interpret laws (ordinances) in the local community.

    • 2-C3.0.2 Use examples to describe how local government affects the lives of people in a community.

    • 2-C3.0.3 Identify services commonly provided by local governments.

  • 2-C5 Civic Participation: Explain important rights and how, when, and where members of American society demonstrate their responsibilities by actively participating in civic life.

    • 2-C5.0.1 Identify ways in which people participate in community decisions.

    • 2-C5.0.2 Distinguish between personal and civic responsibilities and explain why they are important in community life.

    • 2-C5.0.3 Design and participate in community improvement projects that help or inform others.

2-E Economics

2-P Process and Skills Standards