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Skills available for Washington sixth-grade social studies standards

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SSS Social Studies Skills

  • SSS1.6-8 Uses critical reasoning skills to analyze and evaluate claims.

  • SSS2.6-8 Uses inquiry-based research.

  • SSS3.6-8 Deliberates public issues.

    • SSS3.6-8.1 Engage in discussion, analyzing multiple viewpoints on public issues.

  • SSS4.6-8 Creates a product that uses social studies content to support a thesis, and presents the product in an appropriate manner to a meaningful audience.

    • SSS4.6-8.1 Analyze multiple factors, make generalizations, and interpret sources to formulate a thesis in a paper or presentation, while observing rules related to plagiarism and copyright.

    • SSS4.6-8.2 Use appropriate format to cite sources within an essay, presentation, and reference page.

C Civics

E Economics

G Geography

H History