Florida Social Studies Standards — Grade 2


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SS.2.A.1.1

Examine primary and secondary sources.

SS.2.A.1.2

Utilize the media center, technology, or other informational sources to locate information that provides answers to questions about a historical topic.

SS.2.A.2.1

Recognize that Native Americans were the first inhabitants in North America.

SS.2.A.2.2

Compare the cultures of Native American tribes from various geographic regions of the United States.

SS.2.A.2.3

Describe the impact of immigrants on the Native Americans.

SS.2.A.2.4

Explore ways the daily life of people living in Colonial America changed over time.

SS.2.A.2.5

Identify reasons people came to the United States throughout history.

SS.2.A.2.6

Discuss the importance of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty to immigration from 1892 - 1954.

SS.2.A.2.7

Discuss why immigration continues today.

SS.2.A.2.8

Explain the cultural influences and contributions of immigrants today.

SS.2.A.3.1

Identify terms and designations of time sequence.

SS.2.C.1.1

Explain why people form governments.

SS.2.C.1.2

Explain the consequences of an absence of rules and laws.

SS.2.C.2.1

Identify what it means to be a United States citizen either by birth or by naturalization.

SS.2.C.2.2

Define and apply the characteristics of responsible citizenship.

SS.2.C.2.3

Explain why United States citizens have guaranteed rights and identify rights.

SS.2.C.2.4

Identify ways citizens can make a positive contribution in their community.

SS.2.C.2.5

Evaluate the contributions of various African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, veterans, and women.

SS.2.C.3.1

Identify the Constitution as the document which establishes the structure, function, powers, and limits of American government.

SS.2.C.3.2

Recognize symbols, individuals, events, and documents that represent the United States.

SS.2.E.1.1

Recognize that people make choices because of limited resources.

SS.2.E.1.2

Recognize that people supply goods and services based on consumer demands.

SS.2.E.1.3

Recognize that the United States trades with other nations to exchange goods and services.

SS.2.E.1.4

Explain the personal benefits and costs involved in saving and spending.

SS.2.G.1.1

Use different types of maps (political, physical, and thematic) to identify map elements.

SS.2.G.1.2

Using maps and globes, locate the student's hometown, Florida, and North America, and locate the state capital and the national capital.

SS.2.G.1.3

Label on a map or globe the continents, oceans, Equator, Prime Meridian, North and South Pole.

SS.2.G.1.4

Use a map to locate the countries in North America (Canada, United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean Islands).