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Skills available for Nevada second-grade social studies standards

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As students become increasingly sophisticated and informed thinkers, they are provided opportunities to develop and apply skills that enhance critical thinking processes by developing and applying 21st Century Skills. Content literacy is the acquisition and application of reading, writing and oral communication skills to construct knowledge. Information, media, and technology literacy is the acquisition, organization, use, and evaluation of information that prepares students to be active, informed, and literate citizens. These skills are an essential part of the study of social studies and should be integrated within the content.

  • Content Literacy

    • Listen to text for main ideas.

    • Listen for main idea and sequence of events in a social studies context.

    • Identify fact and opinion.

    • Use reading and writing to respond to literature.

    • Identify graphic organizers as a way of organizing information.

    • Use vocabulary in sentences.

  • Information, Media & Technology Literacy

  • Historical Analysis & Interpretation

  • Civic Participation

    • Show responsibility for the well-being of oneself and family.

    • Listen and participate as a member of a group in the classroom.

H1.0 Students understand the development, characteristics, and interaction of people, cultures, societies, religion, and ideas.

H2.0 Students understand the people, events, ideas, and conflicts that lead to the evolution of nations, empires, distinctive cultures, and political and economic ideas.

H3.0 Students understand how social ideas and individual action lead to social, political, economic, and technological change.

H4.0 Students understand the interaction and interdependence of nations around the world. Students understand the impact of economics, politics, religion, and culture on international relationships.

G5.0 Students use maps, globes, and other geographic tools and technologies to locate and extrapolate information about people, places, and environments.

G6.0 Students understand the physical and human features of places and use this information to define and study regions and their patterns of change.

G7.0 Students understand how economic, political, and cultural processes interact to shape patterns of human migration and settlement, influence and interdependence, and conflict and cooperation.

G8.0 Students understand effects of interactions between human and physical systems and the changes in use, distribution, and importance of resources.

E9.0 Students will understand how scarcity and incentives affect choices, how markets work, why markets form, how supply and demand interact to determine the market price, and how changes in prices act as economic signals to coordinate trade.

E10.0 Students will identify indicators used to measure economic performance, understand key aspects of how the economy acts as a system, and understand the roles of money, interest rates, savers, and borrowers, financial institutions, and the central bank in our economy.

  • E10.2.1 Discuss the concept that money is limited.

  • E10.2.2 Identify reasons for saving money.

E11.0 Students will identify the causes of economic change; explain how the U.S. economic system responds to those changes; and explain how other economic systems respond to change.

  • E11.2.1 Identify businesses in the community.

  • E11.2.2 Describe ways to share classroom resources.

E12.0 Students will explore trends in international trade, the impact of trade on the U.S. economy, and the role of exchange rates.

  • E12.2.1 Demonstrate an understanding of trade by providing an example.

C13.0 Students know why society needs rules, laws, and government and understand the roles, rights, and responsibilities of citizens.

C14.0 Students understand the U.S. Constitution and the government it creates, including the relationship between national and sub-national governments, as well as the structure and function of state and local governments.

  • C14.2.1 Name the current President of the United States.

C15.0 Students describe the roles of political parties, elections, interest groups, media, and public opinion in the democratic process.

  • C15.2.1 Identify sources of information

C16.0 Students explain the different political systems in the world and how those systems relate to the United States and its citizens.

  • C16.2.1 Name their school and community.