Colorado Academic Standards Social Studies Standards — Grade 2


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SS.2.1.1

Identify historical sources and utilize the tools of a historian

SS.2.1.1.a

Identify community and regional historical artifacts and generate questions about their function and significance (DOK 1-3)

SS.2.1.1.b

Explain the past through oral or written firsthand accounts of history (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.1.1.c

Explain the information conveyed by historical timelines (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.1.1.d

Identify history as the story of the past preserved in various sources (DOK 1)

SS.2.1.1.e

Create timelines to understand the development of important community traditions and events (DOK 1-3)

SS.2.1.2

People have influenced the history of neighborhoods and communities

SS.2.1.2.a

Organize the historical events of neighborhoods and communities chronologically (DOK 1)

SS.2.1.2.b

Compare and contrast past and present situations, people, and events in neighborhoods, communities, and the nation (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.1.2.c

Give examples of people and events, and developments that brought important changes to the community (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.1.2.d

Compare how communities and neighborhoods are alike and different (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.1.2.e

Describe the history, interaction, and contribution of the various peoples and cultures that have lived in or migrated to neighborhoods and communities (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.2.1

Geographic terms and tools are used to describe space and place

SS.2.2.1.a

Use map keys ,legends, symbols, intermediate directions, and compass rose to derive information from various maps (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.2.1.b

Identify and locate various physical features on a map (DOK 1)

SS.2.2.1.c

Identify the hemispheres, equator, and poles on a globe (DOK 1)

SS.2.2.1.d

Identify and locate cultural, human, political, and natural features using map keys and legends (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.2.2

People in communities manage, modify and depend on their environment

SS.2.2.2.a

Identify how communities manage and use nonrenewable and renewable resources (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.2.2.b

Identify local boundaries in the community (DOK 1)

SS.2.2.2.c

Explain why people settle in certain areas (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.2.2.d

Identify examples of physical features that affect human activity (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.2.2.e

Describe how the size and the character of a community change over time for geographic reasons (DOK 1- 2)

SS.2.3.1

The scarcity of resources affects the choices of individuals and communities

SS.2.3.1.a

Explain scarcity (DOK 1)

SS.2.3.1.b

Identify goods and services and recognize examples of each (DOK 1)

SS.2.3.1.c

Give examples of choices people make when resources are scarce (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.3.1.d

Identify possible solutions when there are limited resources and unlimited demands (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.3.2

Apply decision-making processes to financial decisions (PFL)

SS.2.3.2.a

Identify components of financial decision-making including gathering, evaluating, and prioritizing information based on a financial goal, and predicting the possible outcome of a decision (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.3.2.b

Differentiate between a long-term and a short-term goal (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.4.1

Responsible community members advocate for their ideas

SS.2.4.1.a

List ways that people express their ideas respectfully (DOK 1)

SS.2.4.1.b

Identify how people monitor and influence decisions in their community (DOK 1-3)

SS.2.4.1.c

Describe ways in which you can take an active part in improving your school or community (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.4.1.d

Identify and give examples of civic responsibilities that are important to individuals, families, and communities (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.4.1.e

Describe important characteristics of a responsible community member (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.4.2

People use multiple ways to resolve conflicts or differences

SS.2.4.2.a

Give examples of ways that individuals, groups, and communities manage conflict and promote equality, justice, and responsibility (DOK 1-2)

SS.2.4.2.b

Identify examples of power and authority and strategies that could be used to address an imbalance, including bullying as power without authority (DOK 1-3)

SS.2.4.2.c

Identify and give examples of appropriate and inappropriate uses of power and the consequences (DOK 1- 3)

SS.2.4.2.d

Demonstrate skills to resolve conflicts or differences (DOK 1-3)