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Skills available for Minnesota fourth-grade social studies standards

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1 Citizenship and Government

  • 1 Civic Skills

  • 4 Governmental Institutions and Political Processes

    • 6 The United States government has specific functions that are determined by the way that power is delegated and controlled among various bodies: the three levels (federal, state, local) and the three branches (legislative, executive, judicial) of government.

      • 4.1.4.6.1 Describe tribal government and some of the services it provides; distinguish between United States and tribal forms of government.

      • 4.1.4.6.2 Identify the major roles and responsibilities of elected and appointed leaders in the community, state and nation; name some current leaders who function in these roles and how they are selected.

2 Economics

  • 1 Economic Reasoning Skills

    • 1 People make informed economic choices by identifying their goals, interpreting and applying data, considering the short- and long-run costs and benefits of alternative choices and revising their goals based on their analysis.

  • 3 Fundamental Concepts

    • 3 Because of scarcity individuals, organizations and governments must evaluate trade-offs, make choices and incur opportunity costs.

  • 4 Microeconomic Concepts

3 Geography

4 History