SS:CV:2 Students will demonstrate an understanding of major provisions of the United States and New Hampshire Constitutions, and the organization and operation of government at all levels including the legislative, executive, and judicial branches.
SS:CV:4:2.1 Identify the individual functions of the three branches of government and the organization of New Hampshire state government.
SS:CV:3 Students will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship of the United States to other countries, and the role of the United States in world affairs.
SS:CV:4:3.1 Explain that the world is divided into different countries with their own governments and that all governments are not the same.
SS:CV:4 Students will demonstrate an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship, and the ability to apply their knowledge of local, state, and national government through the political process and citizen involvement.
SS:CV:4:4.1 Describe the rights of citizens as outlined by the Constitutions of New Hampshire and the United States.
SS:GE:4:1.4 Illustrate that places and features are distributed spatially across Earth's surface, e.g., community grid maps or population density maps.
SS:GE:4:1.5 Recognize the causes and consequences of spatial interaction on Earth's surface, e.g., the origin of consumer goods or transportation routes.
SS:GE:2 Students will demonstrate an understanding of the physical and human geographic features that define places and regions as well as how culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions.
SS:GE:4:2.1 Describe the physical and human characteristics of places, e.g., land forms or where people live.
SS:GE:4:2.2 Recognize how physical and human processes together shape places, e.g., the relationship between elevation and population density in a region or the characteristics of regions along the same latitude.
SS:GE:4:2.3 Generalize the concept of region as an area of Earth's surface with unifying geographic characteristics, e.g., neighborhoods or climate regions.
SS:GE:4:2.4 Illustrate the ways in which regions change, e.g., changes in local neighborhoods or changes to the United States through westward expansion.
SS:GE:4:2.5 Compare and contrast the ways in which different people perceive places, e.g., drawings and sketch maps of familiar places or examples from children's literature.
SS:GE:3 Students will demonstrate an understanding of the physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth's surface and the characteristics and spatial distribution of ecosystems.
SS:GE:4:3.1 Illustrate the components of Earth's physical systems, e.g., a climate or a model of the water cycle.
SS:GE:4:3.2 Demonstrate how physical processes shape features of Earth's surface, e.g., weather or tectonic forces.
SS:GE:4:3.3 Describe how the Earth-Sun relationship affects conditions on Earth, e.g., seasons at different locations on Earth, length of daylight.
SS:GE:4:3.4 Recognize the components and distribution of ecosystems, e.g., the location of certain plants and animals or the food chain.
SS:GE:4:3.5 Investigate how humans interact with ecosystems, e.g., forest management or impacting wetlands.
SS:GE:4 Students will demonstrate an understanding of human migration; the complexity of cultural mosaics; economic interdependence; human settlement patterns; and the forces of cooperation and conflict among peoples.
SS:GE:4:4.1 Recognize the distribution of a population and its underlying causes, e.g., rural, suburban or urban.
SS:HI:4:1.2 Trace the political development of New Hampshire governance, e.g., self-government in early settlements or the development of current forms of local government.
SS:HI:4:1.3 Describe the significance of national and New Hampshire celebrations, monuments, symbols and documents, e.g., Veteran's Day, the Statue of Liberty, Old Man of the Mountain, and the preamble to the New Hampshire Constitution.
SS:HI:2 Students will demonstrate an understanding of the events, actions and policies of our nation in relation to other peoples and governments over time.
SS:HI:4:2.1 Describe the interconnectedness of the world developed using examples., e.g., the contact between Native Americans and European settlers or the location of family members serving in foreign countries.
SS:HI:4:3.2 Explore how art, music and literature often reflect and/or influence major ideas, values and conflicts of particular time periods, e.g., colonial life or industrialization in New Hampshire.
SS:HI:4:3.3 Explore how groups have enhanced the art, music and literature of our nation, e.g., Latinos or Franco Americans.
SS:HI:4 Students will demonstrate an understanding of the changing forms of production, distribution and consumption of goods and services over time.
SS:HI:4:4.1 Explore major developments and changes in economic productivity, e.g., adoption of Native American crops or use of mass production.
SS:HI:4:4.2 Explore the impact of important technological inventions, e.g., new forms of transportation or housing.
SS:HI:4:4.3 Investigate the evolution of the United States economy, e.g., the transition from farms to factories or the trend from small local stores to shopping malls.
SS:HI:5 Students will demonstrate an understanding of the interaction of various social groups, including their values, beliefs and practices, over time.
SS:HI:4:5.1 Explain the unique contributions of different ethnic and religious groups to New Hampshire history and culture, e.g., the Shakers or the French Canadians.
SS:HI:4:5.2 Describe the impact of major national and state events on everyday life, e.g., the American Revolution or the terrorist attacks on 9.11.2001.
SS:HI:4:5.3 Trace the changes in the roles and lives of women and children and their impact on society, e.g., the family or the workplace.