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Skills available for West Virginia second-grade social studies standards

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C Civics

E Economics

  • E.SS.2.5 Investigate various occupations and career opportunities and how they have changed within the state and nation.

  • E.SS.2.6 Consider and categorize needs and wants in a graph, chart or table to evaluate consequences of one choice over another.

  • E.SS.2.7 Design a system that reflects the understanding of the exchange of goods and services (e.g., trading cards and classroom store).

  • E.SS.2.8 Explain the role of banks in saving for future purchases and create a graph reflecting savings over time.

G Geography

  • G.SS.2.9 Utilize a legend, compass rose and cardinal directions to identify locations (e.g., Charleston, West Virginia, New York, District of Columbia, etc.) and geographic features (e.g., Great Lakes, Rocky Mountains, Mississippi River, etc.) in the United States.

  • G.SS.2.10 Identify the continents and oceans on a map and globe.

  • G.SS.2.11 Summarize how climate, location and physical surroundings have caused changes in the community and state over time.

  • G.SS.2.12 Classify examples of natural resources and how people use them.

  • G.SS.2.13 Utilize appropriate geographic information systems including maps, globes and geographic technology to examine, gather data and analyze a variety of real-world situations.

H History

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