SOC.9-12.SS-H-CS-U-1: Social Studies
culture is a system of beliefs, knowledge, institutions, customs/traditions, languages and skills shared by a group. Through a society's culture, individuals learn the relationships, structures, patterns and processes to be members of the society.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-CS-U-2: Social Studies
social institutions (e.g., government, economy, education, religion, family) respond to human needs, structure society, and influence behavior within different cultures.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-CS-U-3: Social Studies
interactions among individuals and groups assume various forms (e.g., compromise, cooperation, conflict, competition) and are influenced by culture.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-CS-U-4: Social Studies
culture affects how people in a society behave in relation to groups and their environment.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-CS-U-5: Social Studies
a variety of factors promote cultural diversity in a society, a nation, and the world.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-CS-U-6: Social Studies
an appreciation of the diverse nature of cultures is essential in our global society.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-CS-S-1.a: Social Studies
analyze cultural elements of diverse groups in the United States (Reconstruction to present)
SOC.9-12.SS-H-CS-S-1.b: Social Studies
describe how belief systems, knowledge, technology, and behavior patterns define cultures
SOC.9-12.SS-H-CS-S-1.c: Social Studies
analyze historical perspectives and events in the modern world (1500 A.D. to present) and United States (Reconstruction to present) in terms of how they have affected and been affected by cultural issues and elements
SOC.9-12.SS-H-CS-S-2: Social Studies
describe and compare how various human needs are met through interactions with and among social institutions (e.g., family, religion, education, government, economy) in the modern world (1500 A.D. to present) and the United States (Reconstruction to present)
SOC.9-12.SS-H-CS-S-3: Social Studies
explain or give examples of how communications between groups can be influenced by cultural differences; explain the reasons why conflict and competition (e.g., violence, difference of opinion, stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination, genocide) developed as cultures emerged in the modern world (1500 A.D. to present) and in the United States (Reconstruction to present)
SOC.9-12.SS-H-CS-S-4: Social Studies
describe how compromise and cooperation are characteristics that influence interaction (e.g., peace studies, treaties, conflict resolution) in the modern world (1500 A.D. to present) and the United States (Reconstruction to present)
SOC.9-12.SS-H-CS-S-5: Social Studies
compare examples of cultural elements (e.g., beliefs, customs/traditions, languages, skills, literature, the arts) of diverse groups today to those of the past, using information from a variety of print and non-print sources (e.g., autobiographies, biographies, documentaries, news media, artifacts)
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-U-1: Social Studies
the basic economic problem confronting individuals, societies and governments is scarcity; as a result of scarcity, economic choices and decisions must be made.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-U-2: Social Studies
economic systems are created by individuals, societies and governments to achieve broad goals (e.g., security, growth, freedom, efficiency, equity).
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-U-3: Social Studies
markets (e.g., local, national, global) are institutional arrangements that enable buyers and sellers to exchange goods and services.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-U-4: Social Studies
all societies deal with questions about production, distribution and consumption.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-U-5: Social Studies
a variety of fundamental economic concepts (e.g., supply and demand, opportunity cost) affect individuals, societies and governments.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-U-6: Social Studies
our global economy provides for a level of interdependence among individuals, societies and governments of the world.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-U-7: Social Studies
the United States Government and its policies play a major role in the performance of the U.S. economy at both the national and international levels.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-U-8: Social Studies
in a global economy, interdependence results in economic conditions and policies in one nation affecting economic conditions in other nations.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-S-1.a: Social Studies
explain how scarcity of resources necessitates choices at both the personal and societal levels, and explain the impact of those choices
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-S-1.b: Social Studies
explain how governments with limited budgets consider revenues, costs and opportunity when planning expenditures
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-S-1.c: Social Studies
describe how economic institutions (e.g., corporations, labor unions, banks, stock markets, cooperatives, partnerships) help to deal with scarcity
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-S-2: Social Studies
compare and contrast economic systems (e.g., traditional, command, market, mixed), and evaluate their effectiveness in achieving broad social goals (e.g., freedom, efficiency, equity, security)
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-S-3: Social Studies
analyze free enterprise systems, and explain strategies for maximizing profits based on different roles in the economy (e.g., producers, entrepreneurs, workers, savers and investors)
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-S-4.a: Social Studies
explain factors that influence the supply and demand of products (e.g., supply-technology, cost of inputs, number of sellers; demand-income, utility, price of similar products, consumers' preferences)
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-S-4.b: Social Studies
describe how financial and non-financial incentives influence individuals differently (e.g., discounts, sales promotions, trends, personal convictions)
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-S-4.c: Social Studies
explain or model cause-effect relationships between the level of competition in a market and the number of buyers and sellers
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-S-4.d: Social Studies
research laws and government mandates (e.g., anti-trust legislation, tariff policy, regulatory policy) and analyze their purposes and effects in the United States and in the global marketplace
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-S-5.a: Social Studies
analyze changing relationships between and among business, labor and government (e.g., unions, anti-trust laws, tariff policy, price controls, subsidies, tax incentives), and examine the effects of those changing relationships on production, distribution and consumption in the United States
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-S-5.b: Social Studies
describe how different factors (e.g., new knowledge, technological change, investments in capital goods and human capital/resources) have increased productivity in the world
SOC.9-12.SS-H-E-S-6.a: Social Studies
analyze how economies of nations around the world (e.g., China, India, Japan) affect and are affected by American economic policies
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-U-1: Social Studies
patterns emerge as humans move, settle and interact on Earth's surface, and can be identified by examining the location of physical and human characteristics, how they are arranged, and why they are in particular locations. Economic, political, cultural and social processes interact to shape patterns of human populations, interdependence, cooperation and conflict.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-U-2: Social Studies
regions help us to see the Earth as an integrated system of places and features organized by such principles as landform types, political units, economic patterns and cultural groups. People vary in how they organize, interpret and use information about places and regions.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-U-3: Social Studies
human actions modify the physical environment and, in turn, the physical environment limits or promotes human activities.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-U-4: Social Studies
human and physical features of the Earth's surface can be identified by absolute and relative location.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-U-5: Social Studies
the use of maps, geographic tools, and mental maps helps interpret information, analyze patterns and spatial data, predict consequences and find/propose solutions to world problems.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-U-6: Social Studies
citizens in an interdependent global community impact their physical environments through the use of land and other resources.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-U-7: Social Studies
environmental changes and physical and human geographic factors have influenced world economic, political, and social conditions.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-U-8: Social Studies
many of the important issues facing societies involve the consequences of interactions between human and physical systems. Complex interrelationships between societies and their physical environments influence conditions locally, regionally and globally.
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-S-1.a: Social Studies
analyze the distribution of physical and human features on Earth's surface
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-S-1.b: Social Studies
interpret patterns and develop rationales for the location and distribution of Earth's human features (e.g., available transportation, location of resources and markets, individual preference, centralization versus dispersion)
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-S-2.a: Social Studies
interpret how places and regions serve as meaningful symbols for individuals and societies (e.g., Jerusalem, Vietnam Memorial, Ellis Island, the Appalachian region)
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-S-2.b: Social Studies
analyze pros and cons of physical (e.g., climate, mountains, rivers) and human characteristics (e.g., interstate highways, urban centers, workforce) of regions in terms of human activity
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-S-2.c: Social Studies
evaluate reasons for stereotypes (e.g., all cities are dangerous and dirty; rural areas are poor) associated with places or regions
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-S-2.d: Social Studies
explain how cultural differences and perspectives sometimes result in conflicts in the modern world (1500 A.D. to present) and United States (Reconstruction to present)
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-S-3.a: Social Studies
analyze the causes of movement and settlement (e.g., famines, military conflicts, climate, economic opportunity) and their impacts in different places and at different times in history
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-S-3.b: Social Studies
explain how technology has facilitated the movement of goods, services and populations, increased economic interdependence, and influenced development of centers of economic activity (e.g., cities, interstate highways, airports, rivers, railroads, computers, telecommunications)
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-S-4.a: Social Studies
describe human strategies (e.g., transportation, communication, technology) used to overcome limits of the physical environment
SOC.9-12.SS-H-G-S-4.b: Social Studies
interpret and analyze possible global effects (e.g., global warming, destruction of the rainforest, acid rain) of human modifications to the physical environment (e.g., deforestation, mining), perspectives on the use of natural resources (e.g., oil, water, land), and natural disasters (e.g., earthquakes, tsunamis, floods)
SOC.10.SS.O.10.01.01: 21st Century Social Studies
compare and contrast various citizens' responses to controversial government actions and debate decisions as to what the government should and should not do.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.01.02: 21st Century Social Studies
appraise the importance of the fundamental democratic values and principles of the United States constitutional democracy upon individuals, communities and nations.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.01.03: 21st Century Social Studies
explain how the interactions of citizens with one another help monitor and influence government. policy.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.01.04: 21st Century Social Studies
evaluate ways conflicts can be resolved in a cooperative, peaceful manner which respects individual rights and promotes the common good.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.01.05: 21st Century Social Studies
evaluate, take and defend positions on issues in which fundamental democratic values and principles are in conflict (e.g., liberty and equality, individual rights and the common good, majority rule, minority rights).
SOC.10.SS.O.10.01.06: 21st Century Social Studies
summarize the characteristics of United States citizenship and evaluate responsibilities, duties, privileges and rights of United States citizens.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.01.07: 21st Century Social Studies
evaluate, take and defend positions on issues regarding the criteria used for naturalization.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.01.08: 21st Century Social Studies
evaluate sources of information related to public policy issues.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.01.09: 21st Century Social Studies
examine, select and participate in a volunteer service or project and explain the reason for your selection.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.02.01: 21st Century Social Studies
identify and describe the fundamental democratic principles and values in the nation's core American documents, relate them to the subsequent periods in U.S. history, and identify the discrepancies between the expressed ideals and realities.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.02.02: 21st Century Social Studies
identify fundamental American democratic principles using primary sources and significant political speeches and writings.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.02.03: 21st Century Social Studies
explain the purpose of the United States government and analyze how its powers are acquired, used and justified.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.02.04: 21st Century Social Studies
compare and contrast documents and philosophies that are the basis for representative democracy in the United States (e.g., Greek, Roman, John Locke, Magna Carta, English Bill of Rights).
SOC.10.SS.O.10.02.05: 21st Century Social Studies
explain the purpose, organization and functions of the legislative, executive and judicial branches, and analyze the separation of powers, checks and balances.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.02.06: 21st Century Social Studies
summarize the U.S. Constitution and Amendments then justify the steps required to amend the United States Constitution.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.02.07: 21st Century Social Studies
analyze the presidential election process, the continued use of the Electoral College and the order of presidential succession.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.02.08: 21st Century Social Studies
evaluate federalism and give examples of shared, delegated, reserved and implied powers.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.02.09: 21st Century Social Studies
evaluate the degree to which public policies and citizen behaviors reflect or foster the stated ideals of a democratic republican form of government.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.02.10: 21st Century Social Studies
evaluate, take and defend positions about the functions of political leadership and the importance of public service in American democracy.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.02.11: 21st Century Social Studies
evaluate and defend how the American Revolution and the establishment of the United States as a constitutional democracy influenced people in other nations and reshaped their image of America.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.02.12: 21st Century Social Studies
assess the significance of George Washington's farewell address.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.03.01: 21st Century Social Studies
determine the relationship between the law of supply/demand and production/consumption.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.03.02: 21st Century Social Studies
recognize and discuss the effects of the American Revolution on economic development and construct the steps involved in the change of the United States economic system from mercantilism to free enterprise capitalism.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.03.03: 21st Century Social Studies
differentiate between various types of taxes and relate them to taxation controversies in the United States during their era.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.03.04: 21st Century Social Studies
critique the cause and effect relationship between the labor movement and industrialization in the United States.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.03.05: 21st Century Social Studies
explain the concept of capitalism and compare the basic components to those of socialism and communism.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.03.06: 21st Century Social Studies
identify and analyze the role of market factors in the settlement of the United States and the development of the free enterprise system.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.03.07: 21st Century Social Studies
analyze the effects of foreign trade and tariff policies on the United States.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.03.08: 21st Century Social Studies
explain and judge the ideas, values, and practices that caused the Hamilton-Jefferson debate, and evaluate the effects of the debate on the formation and direction of the nation's economy.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.01.a: 21st Century Social Studies
major meridians of longitude and parallels of latitude.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.01.b: 21st Century Social Studies
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.01.c: 21st Century Social Studies
bodies of water
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.01.d: 21st Century Social Studies
states and their capitals
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.01.e: 21st Century Social Studies
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.01.f: 21st Century Social Studies
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.01.g: 21st Century Social Studies
relative and exact location of selected designations
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.02: 21st Century Social Studies
analyze the role of mental maps in the movement of people across the United States.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.03: 21st Century Social Studies
determine the most appropriate maps and graphics in an atlas to examine and assess geographic issues regarding the growth and development of the United States (e.g., topography, transportation routes, settlement patterns, growth of service centers and cities).
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.04: 21st Century Social Studies
evaluate the effects of population growth on urbanization.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.05: 21st Century Social Studies
interpret how people express attachment to places and regions (e.g., by reference to essays, novels, poems, short stories, feature films, traditional musical compositions such as "God Bless America" and "America the Beautiful").
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.06: 21st Century Social Studies
evaluate the impact of health and cultural considerations on the quality of life over different historical time periods. (e.g., Jamestown, Plymouth, Gold Rush, Smallpox, urbanization, epidemics)
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.07: 21st Century Social Studies
Analyze the characteristics, traits, religions, traditions and contributions of Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanics and all immigrants such as Germans, Italians, and Irish to the new American culture.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.08: 21st Century Social Studies
evaluate the geographic differences that contributed to economic development and regionalism prior to the Civil War.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.09: 21st Century Social Studies
analyze the impact of the environment, including the location of natural resources, on immigration and settlement patterns.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.10: 21st Century Social Studies
compare and contrast the socioeconomic changes that occur in regions that experience population change.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.11: 21st Century Social Studies
evaluate the human impact on the environment throughout the American experience.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.04.12: 21st Century Social Studies
analyze the ways in which physical and human factors have influenced the evolution of significant historic events and movements.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.01: 21st Century Social Studies
relate life in America before the 17th century to life today.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.02: 21st Century Social Studies
analyze and explain the contacts that occurred between Native Americans and European settlers during the age of discovery.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.03: 21st Century Social Studies
trace the roots and evaluate early explorations of America and describe and analyze the attraction of the New World to Europeans (religious, social, political, economic).
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.04: 21st Century Social Studies
Justify how the effects of European empire building led to the American Revolution
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.05: 21st Century Social Studies
prioritize the problems that existed between the British government and the American colonies and defend first the American viewpoint and then the British viewpoint (e.g., sovereignty of Parliament, taxation, trade restrictions).
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.06: 21st Century Social Studies
describe and analyze the content of the Declaration of Independence and explain the factors and events which led to its creation.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.07: 21st Century Social Studies
analyze, explain and sequence major events and ideas of the Revolutionary War.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.08: 21st Century Social Studies
analyze and evaluate the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights; describe and measure the challenges faced by the new United States government.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.09: 21st Century Social Studies
differentiate then summarize the parts of the Constitution that responded to the political, economic and social conditions that existed after the American Revolution.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.10: 21st Century Social Studies
explain the major challenges faced by the framers of the Constitution, and describe the compromises reached at the Constitutional Convention.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.11: 21st Century Social Studies
evaluate the effects of nationalism on the constitutional, political, economic and foreign policy issues faced by the United States in its formative years. (e.g., Monroe Doctrine, Manifest Destiny, Washington's Farewell Address, War of 1812)
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.12: 21st Century Social Studies
identify and explain the impact of United States Supreme Court decisions (e.g., Marbury v. Madison, McCollough v. Maryland, Dred Scott, Plessy v. Ferguson).
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.13: 21st Century Social Studies
identify and explain the factors that led to exploration, settlement and expansion across the United States and analyze how the expansion changed the United States (e.g., Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark Exploration, Erie Canal, Missouri Compromise)
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.14: 21st Century Social Studies
assess the effects of United States policies on Native Americans and recommend alternative actions.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.15: 21st Century Social Studies
research the institution of slavery and its effect on the political, economic and social development of the United States and summarize their findings.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.16: 21st Century Social Studies
compare and contrast the political, economic and social conditions in the United States before and after the Civil War.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.17: 21st Century Social Studies
analyze and sequence the causes and effects of the major events of the Civil War and reconstruction.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.18: 21st Century Social Studies
outline the effects of technological change on the United States (e.g., agriculture, transportation, industry, labor, society).
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.19: 21st Century Social Studies
critique the goals and actions of reformers and reform movements (e.g., women's rights, minorities, temperance, prison, hospitals, schools, religion) and assume the role of reformer to explain the goals and actions or the movement.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.20: 21st Century Social Studies
debate the influence and impact of diverse cultures on United States society and explain the process of their assimilation into American life.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.21: 21st Century Social Studies
explain the development of representative democracy in the United States.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.22: 21st Century Social Studies
research, analyze and interpret primary sources (e.g., artifacts, diaries, letters, photographs, art, documents, newspapers, major political debates) and compare to contemporary media (e.g., television, movies, computer information systems) to better understand events and life in the United States to 1900.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.23: 21st Century Social Studies
construct various timelines of American history from pre-Columbian times to 1900 highlighting landmark dates, events, technological changes, major political and military events and major historical figures and connect these to the political, economic and social movements the periods.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.24: 21st Century Social Studies
develop skills in discussion, debate and persuasive writing by analyzing historical situations and events to 1900.
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.25.a: 21st Century Social Studies
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.25.b: 21st Century Social Studies
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.25.c: 21st Century Social Studies
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.25.d: 21st Century Social Studies
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.25.e: 21st Century Social Studies
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.25.f: 21st Century Social Studies
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.25.g: 21st Century Social Studies
SOC.10.SS.O.10.05.26: 21st Century Social Studies
examine the leaders, ideas and events behind the Monroe Doctrine, Manifest Destiny and other movements (i.e., revolutionary movements in the Caribbean and Latin America) and explain the effects of these movements on the United States.
SOC.10.SS.S.10.06: 21st Century Social Studies
use the dimensions of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, background knowledge/vocabulary, high frequency word/fluency, comprehension, and writing) in their acquisition of social studies knowledge, insuring a foundation of college readiness in this genre. recognize main ideas and supporting details to locate basic facts (e.g. names, dates, events). distinguish relationships among people, ideas, and events. recognize cause-effect relationships in content passages. outline sequences of events. summarize events and ideas. Infer main idea or purpose of content. draw generalizations and conclusions about people, ideas and events. write and edit organized texts of various genres to insure that information is clearly understood. Refer to policy 2520.1 for specific grade level reading and writing objectives.