Illinois Learning Standards for Social Science — Grade K


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SS.CV.1.K

Describe roles and responsibilities of people in authority

SS.CV.2.K

Explain the need for and purposes of rules in various settings, inside and outside of the school

SS.EC.1.K

Explain that choices are made because of scarcity (i.e. because we cannot have everything that we want).

SS.G.1.K

Explain how weather, climate, and other environmental characteristics affect peoples lives.

SS.G.2.K

Identify and explain how people and goods move from place to place.

SS.H.1.K

Compare life in the past with life today.

SS.H.2.K

Explain the significance of our national holidays and the heroism and achievements of the people associated with them.

SS.IS.1.K

Create questions to help guide inquiry about a topic with guidance from adults and/or peers

SS.IS.2.K

Explore facts from various sources that can be used to answer the developed questions.

SS.IS.3.K

Gather information from one or two sources with guidance and support from adults and/or peers

SS.IS.4.K

Evaluate a source by distinguishing between fact and opinion.

SS.IS.5.K

Ask and answer questions about arguments and explanations.

SS.IS.6.K

Use listening, consensus building, and voting procedures to decide on and take action in their classroom