Wyoming Social Studies Content and Performance Standards — Grade 12


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SS10.1.1

Analyze unique freedoms, rights, and responsibilities of living in a democratic society and explain their interrelationships.

SS10.1.2

Explain and/or demonstrate how to participate in the political process and form personal opinions.

SS10.1.3

Analyze the historical development of the United States Constitution and treaties and how it has shaped the United States and Wyoming Government (tribal, local, state, federal)

SS10.1.4

Demonstrate an understanding of the United States civil and criminal legal systems and distinguish differences between those systems.

SS10.1.5

Demonstrate an understanding of the structures of both the United States and Wyoming Constitutions.

SS10.1.6

Compare and contrast various world political systems (e.g., ideologies, structure, and institutions) with that of the United States

SS10.2.1

Analyze and evaluate the ways various groups (e.g., social, political, and cultural) meet human needs and concerns (e.g., individual needs and common good) and contribute to identity (e.g., group, national, and global), situations, and events

SS10.2.2

Analyze human experience and cultural expression (e.g., language, literature, arts, traditions, beliefs, spirituality, values, and behavior) and illustrate integrated views of a specific culture.

SS10.2.3

Evaluate how the unique characteristics of cultural groups have contributed and continue to influence Wyomings history and contemporary life (e.g., tribes, explorers, early settlers, and immigrants).

SS10.2.4

Analyze and critique the conflicts resulting from cultural assimilation and cultural preservation in Wyoming, the United States, and the World (e.g., racial, ethnic, social, and institutional).

SS10.3.1

Analyze the impact of supply, demand, scarcity, prices, incentives, competition, and profits on what is produced, distributed, and consumed.

SS10.3.2

Analyze and evaluate how people organize for the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services in various economic systems (e.g., capitalism, communism, and socialism).

SS10.3.3

Analyze and evaluate the impact of current and emerging technologies at the micro and macroeconomic levels (e.g., jobs, education, trade, and infrastructure) and their impact on global economic interdependence.

SS10.3.4

Explain how financial and government institutions make economic decisions (e.g., banking, investment, credit, regulation, and debt).

SS10.3.5

Evaluate how values and beliefs influence microeconomic and macroeconomic decisions.

SS10.4.1

Describe patterns of change (cause and effect) and evaluate how past events impacted future events and the modern world.

SS10.4.2

Analyze the development and impact of tools and technology and how it shaped history and influenced the modern world.

SS10.4.3

Given a significant current event, critique the actions of the people or groups involved; hypothesize how this event would have played out in another country.

SS10.4.4

Describe the historical interactions between and among individuals, groups, and/or institutions (e.g., family, neighborhood, political, economic, religious, social, cultural, and workplace) and their impact on significant historical events.

SS10.4.5

Using primary and secondary sources, apply historical research methods to interpret and evaluate important historical events from multiple perspectives.

SS10.5.1

Use geographic tools and reference materials to interpret, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize historical and geographic data to demonstrate an understanding of global patterns and interconnectedness.

SS10.5.2

Describe regionalization and analyze how physical characteristics distinguish a place, influence human trends, political and economic development, and solve immediate and long-range problems.

SS10.5.3

Analyze, interpret, and evaluate how conflict, demographics, movement, trade, transportation, communication, and technology affect humans sense of place.

SS10.5.4

Analyze how environmental changes and modifications positively and negatively affect communities and the world both economically and socially.

SS10.6.1

Analyze, evaluate, and/or synthesize multiple sources of information in diverse formats and media in order to address a question or solve a problem.

SS10.6.2

Assess the extent to which the reasoning and evidence in a text supports the author's claims.

SS10.6.3

Use digital tools to research, design, and present social studies concepts (e.g., understand how individual responsibility applies in usage of digital media). https://www.iste.org/stand ards/nets-for-students

SS10.6.4

Evaluate and integrate accurate, sufficient, and relevant information from primary and secondary sources to support writing

SS11.1.1

Analyze unique freedoms, rights, and responsibilities of living in a democratic society and explain their interrelationships.

SS11.1.2

Explain and/or demonstrate how to participate in the political process and form personal opinions.

SS11.1.3

Analyze the historical development of the United States Constitution and treaties and how it has shaped the United States and Wyoming Government (tribal, local, state, federal)

SS11.1.4

Demonstrate an understanding of the United States civil and criminal legal systems and distinguish differences between those systems.

SS11.1.5

Demonstrate an understanding of the structures of both the United States and Wyoming Constitutions.

SS11.1.6

Compare and contrast various world political systems (e.g., ideologies, structure, and institutions) with that of the United States

SS11.2.1

Analyze and evaluate the ways various groups (e.g., social, political, and cultural) meet human needs and concerns (e.g., individual needs and common good) and contribute to identity (e.g., group, national, and global), situations, and events

SS11.2.2

Analyze human experience and cultural expression (e.g., language, literature, arts, traditions, beliefs, spirituality, values, and behavior) and illustrate integrated views of a specific culture.

SS11.2.3

Evaluate how the unique characteristics of cultural groups have contributed and continue to influence Wyomings history and contemporary life (e.g., tribes, explorers, early settlers, and immigrants).

SS11.2.4

Analyze and critique the conflicts resulting from cultural assimilation and cultural preservation in Wyoming, the United States, and the World (e.g., racial, ethnic, social, and institutional).

SS11.3.1

Analyze the impact of supply, demand, scarcity, prices, incentives, competition, and profits on what is produced, distributed, and consumed.

SS11.3.2

Analyze and evaluate how people organize for the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services in various economic systems (e.g., capitalism, communism, and socialism).

SS11.3.3

Analyze and evaluate the impact of current and emerging technologies at the micro and macroeconomic levels (e.g., jobs, education, trade, and infrastructure) and their impact on global economic interdependence.

SS11.3.4

Explain how financial and government institutions make economic decisions (e.g., banking, investment, credit, regulation, and debt).

SS11.3.5

Evaluate how values and beliefs influence microeconomic and macroeconomic decisions.

SS11.4.1

Describe patterns of change (cause and effect) and evaluate how past events impacted future events and the modern world.

SS11.4.2

Analyze the development and impact of tools and technology and how it shaped history and influenced the modern world.

SS11.4.3

Given a significant current event, critique the actions of the people or groups involved; hypothesize how this event would have played out in another country.

SS11.4.4

Describe the historical interactions between and among individuals, groups, and/or institutions (e.g., family, neighborhood, political, economic, religious, social, cultural, and workplace) and their impact on significant historical events.

SS11.4.5

Using primary and secondary sources, apply historical research methods to interpret and evaluate important historical events from multiple perspectives.

SS11.5.1

Use geographic tools and reference materials to interpret, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize historical and geographic data to demonstrate an understanding of global patterns and interconnectedness.

SS11.5.2

Describe regionalization and analyze how physical characteristics distinguish a place, influence human trends, political and economic development, and solve immediate and long-range problems.

SS11.5.3

Analyze, interpret, and evaluate how conflict, demographics, movement, trade, transportation, communication, and technology affect humans sense of place.

SS11.5.4

Analyze how environmental changes and modifications positively and negatively affect communities and the world both economically and socially.

SS11.6.1

Analyze, evaluate, and/or synthesize multiple sources of information in diverse formats and media in order to address a question or solve a problem.

SS11.6.2

Assess the extent to which the reasoning and evidence in a text supports the author's claims.

SS11.6.3

Use digital tools to research, design, and present social studies concepts (e.g., understand how individual responsibility applies in usage of digital media). https://www.iste.org/stand ards/nets-for-students

SS11.6.4

Evaluate and integrate accurate, sufficient, and relevant information from primary and secondary sources to support writing

SS12.1.1

Analyze unique freedoms, rights, and responsibilities of living in a democratic society and explain their interrelationships.

SS12.1.2

Explain and/or demonstrate how to participate in the political process and form personal opinions.

SS12.1.3

Analyze the historical development of the United States Constitution and treaties and how it has shaped the United States and Wyoming Government (tribal, local, state, federal)

SS12.1.4

Demonstrate an understanding of the United States civil and criminal legal systems and distinguish differences between those systems.

SS12.1.5

Demonstrate an understanding of the structures of both the United States and Wyoming Constitutions.

SS12.1.6

Compare and contrast various world political systems (e.g., ideologies, structure, and institutions) with that of the United States.

SS12.2.1

Analyze and evaluate the ways various groups (e.g., social, political, and cultural) meet human needs and concerns (e.g., individual needs and common good) and contribute to identity (e.g., group, national, and global), situations, and events.

SS12.2.2

Analyze human experience and cultural expression (e.g., language, literature, arts, traditions, beliefs, spirituality, values, and behavior) and illustrate integrated views of a specific culture.

SS12.2.3

Evaluate how the unique characteristics of cultural groups have contributed and continue to influence Wyomings history and contemporary life (e.g., tribes, explorers, early settlers, and immigrants).

SS12.2.4

Analyze and critique the conflicts resulting from cultural assimilation and cultural preservation in Wyoming, the United States, and the World (e.g., racial, ethnic, social, and institutional).

SS12.3.1

Analyze the impact of supply, demand, scarcity, prices, incentives, competition, and profits on what is produced, distributed, and consumed.

SS12.3.2

Analyze and evaluate how people organize for the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services in various economic systems (e.g., capitalism, communism, and socialism).

SS12.3.3

Analyze and evaluate the impact of current and emerging technologies at the micro and macroeconomic levels (e.g., jobs, education, trade, and infrastructure) and their impact on global economic interdependence.

SS12.3.4

Explain how financial and government institutions make economic decisions (e.g., banking, investment, credit, regulation, and debt).

SS12.3.5

Evaluate how values and beliefs influence microeconomic and macroeconomic decisions.

SS12.4.1

Describe patterns of change (cause and effect) and evaluate how past events impacted future events and the modern world.

SS12.4.2

Analyze the development and impact of tools and technology and how it shaped history and influenced the modern world.

SS12.4.3

Given a significant current event, critique the actions of the people or groups involved; hypothesize how this event would have played out in another country

SS12.4.4

Describe the historical interactions between and among individuals, groups, and/or institutions (e.g., family, neighborhood, political, economic, religious, social, cultural, and workplace) and their impact on significant historical events.

SS12.4.5

Using primary and secondary sources, apply historical research methods to interpret and evaluate important historical events from multiple perspectives.

SS12.5.1

Use geographic tools and reference materials to interpret, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize historical and geographic data to demonstrate an understanding of global patterns and interconnectedness.

SS12.5.2

Describe regionalization and analyze how physical characteristics distinguish a place, influence human trends, political and economic development, and solve immediate and long-range problems.

SS12.5.3

Analyze, interpret, and evaluate how conflict, demographics, movement, trade, transportation, communication, and technology affect humans sense of place.

SS12.5.4

Analyze how environmental changes and modifications positively and negatively affect communities and the world both economically and socially.

SS12.6.1

Analyze, evaluate, and/or synthesize multiple sources of information in diverse formats and media in order to address a question or solve a problem.

SS12.6.2

Assess the extent to which the reasoning and evidence in a text supports the author's claims.

SS12.6.3

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

SS12.6.4

Evaluate and integrate accurate, sufficient, and relevant information from primary and secondary sources to support writing

SS9.1.1

Analyze unique freedoms, rights, and responsibilities of living in a democratic society and explain their interrelationships.

SS9.1.2

Explain and/or demonstrate how to participate in the political process and form personal opinions.

SS9.1.3

Analyze the historical development of the United States Constitution and treaties and how it has shaped the United States and Wyoming Government (tribal, local, state, federal)

SS9.1.4

Demonstrate an understanding of the United States civil and criminal legal systems and distinguish differences between those systems.

SS9.1.5

Demonstrate an understanding of the structures of both the United States and Wyoming Constitutions.

SS9.1.6

Compare and contrast various world political systems (e.g., ideologies, structure, and institutions) with that of the United States

SS9.2.1

Analyze and evaluate the ways various groups (e.g., social, political, and cultural) meet human needs and concerns (e.g., individual needs and common good) and contribute to identity (e.g., group, national, and global), situations, and events

SS9.2.2

Analyze human experience and cultural expression (e.g., language, literature, arts, traditions, beliefs, spirituality, values, and behavior) and illustrate integrated views of a specific culture.

SS9.2.3

Evaluate how the unique characteristics of cultural groups have contributed and continue to influence Wyomings history and contemporary life (e.g., tribes, explorers, early settlers, and immigrants).

SS9.2.4

Analyze and critique the conflicts resulting from cultural assimilation and cultural preservation in Wyoming, the United States, and the World (e.g., racial, ethnic, social, and institutional).

SS9.3.1

Analyze the impact of supply, demand, scarcity, prices, incentives, competition, and profits on what is produced, distributed, and consumed.

SS9.3.2

Analyze and evaluate how people organize for the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services in various economic systems (e.g., capitalism, communism, and socialism).

SS9.3.3

Analyze and evaluate the impact of current and emerging technologies at the micro and macroeconomic levels (e.g., jobs, education, trade, and infrastructure) and their impact on global economic interdependence.

SS9.3.4

Explain how financial and government institutions make economic decisions (e.g., banking, investment, credit, regulation, and debt).

SS9.3.5

Evaluate how values and beliefs influence microeconomic and macroeconomic decisions.

SS9.4.1

Describe patterns of change (cause and effect) and evaluate how past events impacted future events and the modern world.

SS9.4.2

Analyze the development and impact of tools and technology and how it shaped history and influenced the modern world.

SS9.4.3

Given a significant current event, critique the actions of the people or groups involved; hypothesize how this event would have played out in another country.

SS9.4.4

Describe the historical interactions between and among individuals, groups, and/or institutions (e.g., family, neighborhood, political, economic, religious, social, cultural, and workplace) and their impact on significant historical events.

SS9.4.5

Using primary and secondary sources, apply historical research methods to interpret and evaluate important historical events from multiple perspectives.

SS9.5.1

Use geographic tools and reference materials to interpret, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize historical and geographic data to demonstrate an understanding of global patterns and interconnectedness.

SS9.5.2

Describe regionalization and analyze how physical characteristics distinguish a place, influence human trends, political and economic development, and solve immediate and long-range problems.

SS9.5.3

Analyze, interpret, and evaluate how conflict, demographics, movement, trade, transportation, communication, and technology affect humans sense of place.

SS9.5.4

Analyze how environmental changes and modifications positively and negatively affect communities and the world both economically and socially.

SS9.6.1

Analyze, evaluate, and/or synthesize multiple sources of information in diverse formats and media in order to address a question or solve a problem.

SS9.6.2

Assess the extent to which the reasoning and evidence in a text supports the author's claims.

SS9.6.3

Use digital tools to research, design, and present social studies concepts (e.g., understand how individual responsibility applies in usage of digital media). https://www.iste.org/stand ards/nets-for-students

SS9.6.4

Evaluate and integrate accurate, sufficient, and relevant information from primary and secondary sources to support writing