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Skills available for South Dakota fourth-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.

    • 4.C.1.1 Describe key events related to South Dakota's entry into statehood

  • 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.

    • 4.C.3.1 Explain how groups of people make rules to create responsibilities and protect freedoms

    • 4.C.3.2 Discuss South Dakota's government and the roles of the three branches

K-12.G Geography

K-12.E Economics