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Skills available for South Dakota third-grade social studies standards

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K-12.H History

K-12.C Civics/Government

  • K-12.C.1 Students will explain, compare and contrast, and analyze the historical principles and philosophical purposes of various forms of governments.

  • K-12.C.2 Students will explain the historical impact of primary founding documents including, but not limited to, the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, the U.S. Bill of Rights and subsequent amendments.

  • K-12.C.3 Students will explain how the Constitution organizes the government of the United States.

  • K-12.C.4 Students will understand the fundamental principles of America's democratic republic and the United States Constitution and the inherent conflicts that may arise.

    • 3.C.4.1 Explain the role of government agencies in a community

    • 3.C.4.2 Explain why communities have rules and laws

    • 3.C.4.3 Identify the rights and responsibilities of citizenship in students' own communities

K-12.G Geography

K-12.E Economics

  • K-12.E.1 Students will apply the fundamental economic ideas and concepts associated with the study of economics.

    • 3.E.1.1 Explain ways producers use resources to produce goods and services

  • K-12.E.5 Students will describe how trade generates economic development and interdependence.

    • 3.E.5.1 Use examples to show that people in modern society may not be able to produce everything they want and depend upon trade with others to meet their wants