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Skills available for Texas second-grade social studies standards

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Social studies skills.

  • 18 The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired from a variety of valid sources, including electronic technology.

  • 19 The student communicates in written, oral, and visual forms.

    • A express ideas orally based on knowledge and experiences; and

    • B create written and visual material such as stories, poems, maps, and graphic organizers to express ideas.

  • 20 The student uses problem-solving and decision-making skills, working independently and with others, in a variety of settings.

    • A use a problem-solving process to identify a problem, gather information, list and consider options, consider advantages and disadvantages, choose and implement a solution, and evaluate the effectiveness of the solution; and

    • B use a decision-making process to identify a situation that requires a decision, gather information, generate options, predict outcomes, take action to implement a decision, and reflect on the effectiveness of that decision.