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Skills available for Nebraska second-grade social studies standards

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2.1 Civics

2.2 Economics

  • Economic Decision Making

    • 2.2.1 Evaluate choices about how to use scarce resources that involve prioritizing wants and needs.

      • 2.2.1.a Justify a decision made by providing evidence of possible gains and losses.

  • Financial Literacy

    • 2.2.2 Demonstrate knowledge of currency, its denominations, and use.

      • 2.2.2.a Make transactions using currency emphasizing its use as a medium of exchange.

  • Exchange and Markets

  • National Economy

2.3 Geography

  • Location and Place

  • Regions

  • Human-Environment Interaction

    • 2.3.3 Describe relationships between humans and the physical environment.

      • 2.3.3.a Identify examples of Earth's physical processes.

      • 2.3.3.b Describe how seasonal weather patterns, natural hazards, and natural resources affect human activities.

      • 2.3.3.c Match resources to their sources.

      • 2.3.3.d Describe how people adapt to their physical environment.

  • Movement

  • Geospatial Skills and Geo-literacy

    • 2.3.5 Use geographic skills to make connections to students' lives.

      • 2.3.5.a Apply geographic knowledge and techniques to navigate students' homes and neighborhoods.

2.4 History

  • Change, Continuity, and Context

    • 2.4.1 Recognize patterns of continuity and change over time in neighborhoods.

      • 2.4.1.a Describe how a neighborhood has changed over the course of time using maps and other artifacts.

      • 2.4.1.b Compare and contrast how different neighborhoods have changed over time.

  • Multiple Perspectives

    • 2.4.2 Compare multiple perspectives of events within neighborhoods.

      • 2.4.2.a Compare and contrast perspectives from multiple sources regarding the same event.

  • Historical Analysis and Interpretation

    • 2.4.3 Determine past and current events, issues, and people relevant to a neighborhood.

      • 2.4.3.a Describe historical people, events, ideas, and symbols (including various cultures and ethnic groups) that impacted a neighborhood.

  • Historical Inquiry and Research

    • 2.4.4 Develop historical inquiry and research skills.

      • 2.4.4.a Construct and answer questions about neighborhood history.

      • 2.4.4.b Identify, obtain, and cite appropriate primary and secondary sources for research.

      • 2.4.4.c Gather and present historical information about a neighborhood.