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Skills available for Nevada eighth-grade social studies standards

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1 Constructing compelling questions

  • 1.SS.6-8.EUSH.1 Construct compelling questions based upon disciplinary concepts.

  • 1.SS.6-8.EUSH.2 Evaluate various interpretations in answer to compelling questions within and across disciplines.

2 Creating supporting questions

  • 2.SS.6-8.EUSH.3 Generate supporting documents that will lead to inquiry and research on compelling issues within the discipline.

3 Gathering and evaluating sources

4 Developing claims and using evidence

5 Communicating and critiquing conclusions

  • 5.SS.6-8.EUSH.8 Construct organized explanations for various audiences and purposes using evidence and reasoning.

  • 5.SS.6-8.EUSH.9 Participate in rigorous academic discussions, emphasizing multiple viewpoints in which claims and evidence is acknowledged and critiqued.

6 Taking informed action

  • 6.SS.6-8.EUSH.10 Draw on disciplinary concepts to explain the challenges people have faced, are facing, and opportunities they have created in addressing local, regional, and global problems at various times and places.

  • 6.SS.6-8.EUSH.11 Apply a range of deliberative and democratic procedures to make decisions and take action regarding important contemporary issues.

H History

M Multicultural

C Civics

G Geography

E Economics