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Skills available for Missouri fifth-grade social studies standards

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1 Knowledge of the principles expressed in documents shaping constitutional democracy in the United States

2 Knowledge of principles and processes of governance systems

3a Knowledge of continuity and change in the history of Missouri and the United States

3b Knowledge of continuity and change in the history of the world

4 Knowledge of economic concepts (including productivity and the market system) and principles (including the laws of supply and demand)

  • A Knowledge of basic economic concepts, being able to explain and use them to interpret historical and current events

  • B Understanding the consequences of personal and public economic decisions

  • C Understanding various types of taxes and their purposes

  • D Interdependence of households, businesses and governments

  • E The role of technology in changing the U.S. from an agricultural economy to an industrial economy

    • Identify the role of technology in our economy and how our economy has changed from an agricultural economy to an industrial economy

  • F Interpreting the past, explaining the present and predicting the future of economic decisions

    • Interpret the past, explain the present and predict future consequences of economic decisions

  • G Compare and contrast economic systems

  • H Understanding the roles of people, business, and government in economic systems of the United States

  • I Understanding the functions and effects of economic institutions

  • J Knowledge of economic institutions

  • K Understanding the roles of government in a market economy

5 Knowledge of major elements of geographical study and analysis (such as location, place, movement and regions) and their relationship to changes in society and the environment

6 Knowledge of relationships of the individual and groups to institutions and cultural traditions

  • A Cultures meeting the needs of people

  • B Groups meeting the needs of individuals

  • C Methods of resolving conflicts

  • D Knowledge of how needs of individuals are met

  • E Group membership

    • Identify how a person becomes a member of a group or institution and what factors influence inclusion or exclusion from a group

  • F Effects of actions, cultural, traditions and institutions

  • G Effect of laws and events on relationships

  • H Effect of personal and group experiences on perceptions

  • I Changing ideas, concepts and traditions

    • Identify how ideas, concepts and traditions have changed over time in the United States

  • J Methods of resolving conflicts

  • K Ideas and beliefs of different cultures

  • L Changing of roles of various groups

  • M Major social institutions

  • N Consequences of individual or institutional failure

  • O Causes, effects and resolutions of cultural conflict

7 Knowledge of the use of tools of social science inquiry (such as surveys, statistics, maps and documents)