Social Studies lessons should include a content standard and a skills standard.

Skills Standards

The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by
2.1a Identifying Artifacts, Primary and Secondary Sources
2.1b Using Basic Map Skills
2.1c Using and Creating Graphs, Diagrams, and Pictures
2.1d Asking Appropriate Questions
2.1e Comparing and Contrasting
2.1f Recognizing Cause and Effect
2.1g Making Connections Between Past and Present
2.1h Decision Making
2.1i Good Citizenship
2.1j Defending Positions Using Content Vocabulary

Content Standards

Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

Unit One – Good Citizenship
2.11 - Good Citizen

Unit Two- Symbols of the United States
2.13 - Symbols, the Flag, and the Pledge of Allegiance

Unit Three – Holidays (Continued Throughout the Year)
2.5e-f - Labor Day and Columbus Day
2.4a - Christopher Columbus

Q1 Gr 2 Perform Assess - Symbols

Unit Four – Citizens of the United States
2.12 - Contributions, Principles, Rights, and Election Day

Unit Five – American Indians
Powhatan of the Eastern Woodlands, Lakota of the Plains, and Pueblo Peoples of the Southwest
2.3 - American Indian Cultures
2.7 - Relationship Between the Environment and Culture

Unit Three Continued - Holidays
2.5g-h - Veterans Day and Thanksgiving

Q2 Gr 2 Perform Assess - American Indian Cultures

Unit Six – Famous Americans
Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington Carver, Helen Keller, Thurgood Marshall, Rosa Parks, Jackie Robinson, and Cesar Chavez
2.4b-i - Famous Americans

Unit Seven – U.S. Geography and Map Skills
2.6 - Develop Map Skills

Unit Three – Continued Holidays
2.4j - Martin Luther King, Jr.
2.5a-b - Martin Luther King, Jr., Day and Presidents’ Day

Q3 Gr 2 Perform Assess - Famous Americans

Unit Eight – Economics
2.8 - Natural, Human and Capital Resources
2.9 - Barter and Money
2.10 - Limited Resources

Unit Nine – Developments and Innovations in the U.S. in Communication and Transportation
2.2 - Developments and Innovations

Unit Three Continued – Holidays
2.5c-d - Memorial Day and Independence Day

Q4 Gr 2 Perform Assess - Flash from Past

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