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Skills available for Texas second-grade social studies standards

Standards are in black and IXL social studies skills are in dark green. Hold your mouse over the name of a skill to view a sample question. Click on the name of a skill to practice that skill.

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1-2 History

3-5 Geography

6-7 Economics

  • 6 The student understands the value of work. The student is expected to:

    • A explain how work provides income to purchase goods and services; and

    • B explain the choices people can make about earning, spending, and saving money.

  • 7 The student understands the roles of producers and consumers in the production of goods and services. The student is expected to:

8-9 Government

10-11 Citizenship

12 Culture

13-14 Science, technology, and society

15-17 Social studies skills

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

  • 16 The student communicates in written, oral, and visual forms. The student is expected to:

    • A describe the order of events by using designations of time periods such as historical and present times

    • B apply vocabulary related to chronology, including past, present, and future;

    • C create and interpret timelines for events in the past and present;

    • D use social studies terminology correctly;

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

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

  • 17 The student uses problem-solving and decision-making skills, working independently and with others. The student is expected to use problem-solving and decision-making processes 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.