Iowa Social Studies Standards — Grade 1


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SS.K-2.BS.1

Understand the changing nature of society.

SS.K-2.BS.2

Understand all people have individual traits.

SS.K-2.BS.3

Understand interactions between self and the peer group.

SS.K-2.BS.4

Understand the relationship of the individual to the components of society and culture.

SS.K-2.E.1

Understand the role of scarcity and economic trade-offs and how economic conditions impact peoples lives.

SS.K-2.E.2

Understand that the basic nature of economics is an exchange of resources.

SS.K-2.E.3

Understand how governments throughout the world influence economic behavior.

SS.K-2.E.4

Understand people in all parts of the world trade with one another.

SS.K-2.E.5

Understand that changes in technology impact individuals, the economy and society.

SS.K-2.E.6

Understand the universal economic concepts of needs and wants.

SS.K-2.G.1

Understand the use of geographic tools to locate and analyze information about people, places, and environments.

SS.K-2.G.2

Understand how geographic and human characteristics create culture and define regions.

SS.K-2.G.3

Understand how human factors and the distribution of resources affect the development of communities and the movement of populations.

SS.K-2.G.4

Understand how geographic processes and human actions modify the environment and how the environment affects humans.

SS.K-2.H.1

Understand people construct knowledge of the past from multiple and various types of sources.

SS.K-2.H.2

Understand how and why people create and participate in governance.

SS.K-2.H.3

Understand culture and how cultural diffusion affects the development and maintenance of societies.

SS.K-2.H.4

Understand individuals and groups within a society may promote change or the status quo.

SS.K-2.H.5

Understand economic needs and wants affect individual and group decisions.

SS.K-2.H.6

Understand relationship between geography and historical events.

SS.K-2.H.7

Understand cause and effect relationships and other historical thinking skills in order to interpret events and issues.

SS.K-2.PSCL.1

Understand the basic concepts of government and democracy and that the U.S. Constitution defines the rights and responsibilities of citizens.

SS.K-2.PSCL.2

Understand how government affects citizens and how citizens affect government.

SS.K-2.PSCL.3

Understand the United States has a role in current world affairs.