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Skills available for Oregon fourth-grade social studies standards

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Historical Knowledge

  • 4.1 Identify and describe historic Native American Indian groups that lived in Oregon prior to contact with Europeans and at the time of early European exploration, including ways these groups adapted to and interacted with the physical environment.

  • 4.2 Explain how key individuals and events influenced the early growth and changes in Oregon.

  • 4.3 Give examples of changes in Oregon's agricultural, industrial, political, and business development over time.

  • 4.4 Identify the 9 federally recognized Oregon tribes and their aboriginal boundaries.

Historical Thinking

  • 4.5 Distinguish between fact and fiction in historical accounts by comparing documentary sources on historical figures and events with fictional characters and events in stories.

  • 4.6 Create and evaluate timelines that show relationships among people, events, and movements in Oregon history.

  • 4.7 Use primary and secondary sources to create or describe a narrative about events in Oregon history.


Civics and Government

  • 4.14 Explain the organization and functions of Oregon government.

  • 4.15 Describe and evaluate how historical Oregon governments affected groups within the state (citizens, foreigners, women, class systems, minority groups, tribes).

  • 4.16 Explain the process of Oregon statehood.

Economics/Financial Literacy

  • 4.17 Analyze different buying choices and their opportunity costs while demonstrating the difference between needs and wants.

  • 4.18 Identify key industries of Oregon.

Social Science Analysis