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Skills available for Wyoming third-grade social studies standards

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1 Students analyze how people create and change structures of power, authority, and governance to understand the continuing evolution of governments and to demonstrate civic responsibility.

2 Students demonstrate an understanding of the contributions and impacts of human interaction and cultural diversity on societies.

3 Students describe the influence of economic factors on societies and make decisions based on economic principles.

4 Students analyze events, people, problems, and ideas within their historical contexts.

5 Students apply their knowledge of the geographic themes (location, place, movement, region, and human/environment interactions) and skills to demonstrate an understanding of interrelationships among people, places, and environment.

6 Students use technology and literacy skills to access, synthesize, and evaluate information to communicate and apply social studies knowledge to global situations.

  • SS5.6.1 Use various media resources in order to address a question or solve a problem.

  • SS5.6.2 Identify validity of information (e.g., accuracy, relevancy, fact, or fiction).

  • SS5.6.3 Use digital tools to research, design, and present social studies concepts (e.g., understand how individual responsibility applies in usage of digital media).

  • SS5.6.4 Identify the difference between primary and secondary sources.