Arkansas Social Studies Learning Standards — Grade 2


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C.1.2.1

Identify founding documents of the United States (e.g., U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights) D2.Civ.3.3-5

C.1.2.2

Describe roles and responsibilities of people in authority in local communities D2.Civ.1.K-2

C.1.2.3

Explain the functions of government using local examples D2.Civ.5.K-2

C.2.2.1

Explain the significance of state and national symbols, patriotic songs, and mottos D1.3.K-2

C.2.2.2

Explain the procedures for recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance and proper etiquette for the Arkansas and American Flags D2.Civ.7.K-2

C.2.2.3

Describe roles and responsibilities of individuals in a democracy D2.Civ.8.K-2

C.2.2.4

Use listening, consensus-building, and voting procedures in the classroom D2.Civ.9.K-2

C.3.2.1

Interpret rules and laws as they relate to students D2.Civ.12.K-2 D4.2.K-2

C.3.2.2

Examine successful and unsuccessful attempts to improve communities D2.Civ.12.K-2

C.3.2.3

Describe ways communities work to accomplish common tasks and establish responsibilities D2.Civ.6.K-2

E.4.2.1

Discuss the importance of scarcity in relation to choices and opportunity cost D2.Eco.1.K-2

E.4.2.2

Explain a decision in terms of costs and benefits D2.Eco.2.K-2

E.5.2.1

Discuss skills and education that human resources need for jobs (e.g., human capital) D2.Eco.3, 6.K-2

E.5.2.2

Describe goods and services that people in the local community produce and those that are produced in other communities D2.Eco.3, 4.K-2

E.5.2.3

Describe ways markets exist in various places (e.g., home, physical location, Internet) D2.Eco.5.K-2

E.6.2.1

Explain the role of money in making exchange easier D2.Eco.5.K-2

E.6.2.2

Describe reasons for saving money in banks D2.Eco.9.K-2

E.6.2.3

Explain benefits of public goods and services D2.Eco.12.K-2

E.7.2.1

Describe why people in one country trade goods and services with people in other countries D2.Eco.14.K-2

E.7.2.2

Describe products that are produced abroad and sold domestically and products that are produced domestically and sold abroad D2.Eco.15.K-2

G.10.2.1

Examine ways that natural resources influence where people settle D2.Geo.8.K-2

G.10.2.2

Examine reasons and ways that people, goods, and ideas move from place to place D2.Geo.7.K-2

G.10.2.3

Identify diverse groups that have come to Arkansas and where they settled D2.Geo.7.K-2

G.11.2.1

Examine how the consumption of products connects people to different parts of the world D2.Geo.11.K-2

G.11.2.2

Investigate ways natural and humanmade disasters affect people locally, nationally, and globally D2.Geo.12.K-2

G.8.2.1

Use map keys, legends, symbols, intermediate directions, scale, and compass rose to derive information from maps D2.Geo.2.K-2

G.8.2.2

Use geographic representations to describe the physical and human characteristics of a community D2.Geo.2.K-2

G.8.2.3

Construct and label maps of familiar and unfamiliar places D2.Geo.1.K-2

G.9.2.1

Interpret effects of human activities on the local environment D2.Geo.5.K-2

G.9.2.2

Describe ways different cultures help shape the diversity of a community, place, or region D2.Geo.6.K-2

G.9.2.3

Explain ways weather, climate, and other environmental characteristics affect peoples lives in a place or region D2.Geo.4.K-2

H.12.2.1

Create historical narratives using chronological sequences of related events in the community or region (e.g., founding of the town, construction of an important building) D2.His.1.3-5

H.12.2.2

Create timelines to understand the development of the local community (e.g., founding, growth) D2.His.1.K-2

H.12.2.3

Compare life in your community past and present using maps, photographs, news stories, artifacts, or interviews (e.g. transportation, communication, recreation, jobs, housing) D2.His.2.K-2

H.12.2.4

Investigate ways individuals, groups, and events have shaped ones community and other communities in the United States D2.His.3.K-2

H.12.2.5

Explain historical symbols and landmarks and the people and events associated with them

H.13.2.1

Compare different accounts of the same historical event D2.His.6.K-2

H.13.2.3

Gather information from different kinds of sources in response to a compelling question about a significant historical event or person D1.2, 5.K-2

H.13.2.4

Identify the purposes of primary and secondary sources D2.His.11.K-2

H.13.2.5

Formulate questions that relate to a specific historical event in the community to guide inquiry D1.2.K-2 D2.His.12.K-2

H.13.2.6

Examine changes in the community in terms of cause and effect (e.g., automobiles and the growth of suburbs created reduction in farms, population increase led to more neighborhoods and housing) D2.His.14.K-2