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Skills available for Nevada third-grade social studies standards

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1 Constructing compelling questions

  • 1.SS.3.1 Generate compelling questions to explore movement in around the world.

2 Creating supporting questions

  • 2.SS.3.2 Generate and answer supporting questions that help address the compelling questions.

3 Gathering and evaluating sources

  • 3.SS.3.3 Determine the credibility of one source by comparing it to another source about the same topic (corroboration).

  • 3.SS.3.4 Identify the difference between primary and secondary sources and explain why both are important to constructing a narrative of the past.

4 Developing claims and using evidence

  • 4.SS.3.5 Cite evidence that supports a response to supporting or compelling questions.

  • 4.SS.3.6 Construct responses to compelling questions using reasoning, examples, and relevant details.

5 Communicating and critiquing conclusions

  • 5.SS.3.7 Construct organized explanations for various audiences and purposes using evidence and reasoning.

  • 5.SS.3.8 Participate in a structured academic discussion using evidence and reasoning to share and critique ideas.

6 Taking informed action

  • 6.SS.3.9 List and discuss group or individual action to help address local, regional, and/or global problems.

  • 6.SS.3.10 Use deliberative and democratic procedures to take action about an issue.

H History

  • Power and politics

    • H.SS.3.11 Investigate government responses to migration and immigration.

  • People and ideas

    • H.SS.3.12 Compare and contrast conflicting historical perspectives about migration and immigration.

  • Nevada history

    • H.SS.3.13 Analyze the cultural contributions that different migrant groups have made in Nevada's history.

  • International relations

    • H.SS.3.14 Explore the impact of migration and immigration on global conflicts.

M Multicultural

C Civics

  • Apply civic dispositions and democratic principles

    • C.SS.3.18 Identify how democratic principles motivate individuals to migrate from one nation to another.

  • Interpret processes, rules, and laws

    • C.SS.3.19 Identify and discuss examples of rules, laws, and authorities that keep people safe and property secure in societies throughout the world.

G Geography

E Economics

  • Critique exchange and markets

    • E.SS.3.24 Identify how people use natural resources, human resources, and physical capital to produce goods and services to trade around the world.

  • Assess the global economy

    • E.SS.3.25 Explain why people in one country trade goods and services with people in other countries.