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Skills available for Nevada fourth-grade social studies standards

IXL's fourth-grade skills will be aligned to the Nevada Academic Content Standards soon! Until then, you can view a complete list of fourth-grade standards below.

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1 Constructing compelling questions

  • 1.SS.4.1 Generate compelling questions to explore the history of Nevada.

2 Creating supporting questions

  • 2.SS.4.2 Generate and answer supporting questions that help address the compelling question.

3 Gathering and evaluating sources

  • 3.SS.4.3 Analyze the differences between primary and secondary sources and use them to construct an argument about the past.

  • 3.SS.4.4 Analyze the sourcing and context of sources with corroboration and close reading.

4 Developing claims and using evidence

  • 4.SS.4.5 Cite evidence that supports a response to supporting or compelling questions.

  • 4.SS.4.6 Construct responses to compelling questions using reasoning, examples, and relevant details.

5 Communicating and critiquing conclusions

  • 5.SS.4.7 Construct organized explanations for various audiences and purposes using evidence and reasoning.

  • 5.SS.4.8 Participate in a structured academic discussion using evidence and reasoning to share and critique ideas.

6 Taking informed action

  • 6.SS.4.9 List and discuss group or individual action to help address local or regional problems.

  • 6.SS.4.10 Use deliberative and democratic procedures to take action about an issue.

H History

M Multicultural

  • Social justice, consciousness, and action

    • M.SS.4.15 Analyze how racism and discriminatory practices have led to oppression in Nevada.

    • M.SS.4.16 Analyze how diverse individuals and groups in Nevada led movements for social justice in response to discriminatory practices.

  • Respectful engagement with diverse people

  • Recognize diverse contributions and impact including, without limitation, information relating to contributions made by men and women from various racial and ethnic backgrounds

    • M.SS.4.19 Identify the contributions of culturally, racially, and ethnically diverse individual Nevadans to the advancement of Nevada.

C Civics

  • Apply civic dispositions and democratic principles

    • C.SS.4.20 Evaluate how core civic virtues and democratic principles have guided or continue to guide local and state government in Nevada.

  • Interpret processes, rules, and laws

    • C.SS.4.21 Identify and discuss examples of rules, laws, and authorities that keep people safe and property secure in the state of Nevada.

    • C.SS.4.22 Investigate how interest groups have influenced the political, social, and cultural landscape of Nevada.

G Geography

  • Create geographic representations

    • G.SS.4.23 Create maps that include human and physical features and demonstrates spatial patterns in Nevada.

  • Evaluate human environment interaction

    • G.SS.4.24 Examine how and why Nevada's landscape has been impacted by humans.

    • G.SS.4.25 Analyze how technological changes have impacted the environment and economy of Nevada.

  • Analyze human population, movement, and patterns

    • G.SS.4.26 Describe the difference in population distribution across Nevada.

E Economics

  • Critique exchange and markets

    • E.SS.4.27 Using the historical and contemporary examples discuss the importance of major industries to Nevada's economy.

    • E.SS.4.28 Describe the intended and unintended consequences of decisions made regarding limited and shared resources in Nevada.

  • Evaluate the national economy

    • E.SS.4.29 Investigate the role of Nevada's economy in relation to the national economy.