Social Studies

Social Studies Scope and Sequence, A Growing Nation

Social Studies Standard IV, United States History Lesson 460, A Growing Nation Understanding the Homestead Act Understanding the rise of corporations Knowing the ideas of Washington and Du Bois Understanding Plessy v. Ferguson Understanding the importance of the transcontinental railroad Knowing why the West was finally settled Understanding immigration Understanding the importance of the West …

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Social Studies Scope and Sequence, The New Deal and World War II

Social Studies Standard IV, United States History Lesson 471, The New Deal and World War II Understanding the New Deal and its projects Knowing who Franklin D. Roosevelt was Knowing what a welfare state is Knowing what the National Recovery Administration (NRA) was Knowing what the Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA) was Knowing what the Works …

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Social Studies Scope and Sequence, The Cold War

Social Studies Standard IV, United States History Lesson 480, The Cold War Understanding what the Cold War was Understanding what the United Nationsโ€™ role was during the Cold War Understanding the Korean Conflict Understanding the U.S.โ€™s containment policy Understanding the Berlin Blockade and Berlin Airlift Knowing what NATO is Understanding the United Nations (UN) Understanding …

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Social Studies Scope and Sequence, The Constitution

Social Studies Standard V, Civics and Government Lesson 500, The Constitution Understanding Articles I โ€“ VII Understanding the Preamble Understanding double jeopardy Knowing the influences on the Constitution Understanding why amendments to the Constitution were allowed Knowing the number of Constitutional amendments Understanding how amendments are proposed Understanding the 18th and 21st Amendments Understanding what …

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Social Studies Scope and Sequence, Branches of Government

Social Studies Standard V, Civics and Government Lesson 510, Branches of Government Understanding the powers of the President Understanding the powers of Congress Knowing the terms and requirements of senators Knowing the terms and requirements of Supreme Court Justices Understanding the 22nd Amendment Understanding the Great Compromise Understanding judicial review Knowing the terms and requirements …

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Social Studies Scope and Sequence, Political Systems and Governments

Social Studies Standard V, Civics and Government Lesson 520, Political Systems and Governments Understanding democracy Identifying a unitary system of government Knowing that the U.S. operates under a federal system Knowing that the U.S. is a democracy Knowing what an indirect democracy is Understanding direct democracy Knowing the Supremacy Clause Understanding a totalitarian government Understanding …

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Social Studies Scope and Sequence, United States Citizenship

Social Studies Standard V, Civics and Government Lesson 530, United States Citizenship Knowing how a person becomes a U.S. citizen Understanding the oath of allegiance Understanding the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizens Understanding interest groups Knowing the requirements for citizenship application Knowing that citizens should be knowledgeable Knowing the characteristics of a good citizen …

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Social Studies Scope and Sequence, Basic Economics

Social Studies Standard VI, Economics Lesson 600, Basic Economics Knowing a definition of economics Understanding basic economic concepts Understanding the concepts of scarcity, supply and demand, price, utility, and value Understanding opportunity costs Understanding the factors in production Understanding decision making using marginal cost and benefits Understanding production, distribution, and consumption Understanding specialization and division …

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Social Studies Scope and Sequence, Economic Systems

Social Studies Standard VI, Economics Lesson 610, Economic Systems Knowing how to define economics Understanding the characteristics of traditional, command, market, and mixed economic systems Understanding market economies, command economies, and developing economies Understanding how different economies meet basic wants and needs over time Understanding strengths and weaknesses of the market economy with other economic …

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Social Studies Scope and Sequence, Financial and Economic Institutions

Social Studies Standard VI, Economics Lesson 620, Financial and Economic Institutions Knowing how to define money Understanding how banks work Knowing what the Federal Reserve is Understanding how the Federal Reserve supports the U.S. economy Understanding the role of the federal government in the economy Understanding the reason for taxes Understanding the variety of taxes …

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