Arkansas Social Studies Learning Standards — Grade 4


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C.1.4.1

Explain the purpose of the founding documents including the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and the Bill of Rights D2.Civ.3.3-5

C.1.4.2

Examine responsibilities and powers of government officials at various levels and branches of local and state governments D2.Civ.1.3-5

C.1.4.3

Examine the origins, functions, and structure of state and federal government D2.Civ.5.3-5

C.2.4.1

Analyze the role state and national symbols, patriotic songs, and mottos play in fostering citizenship D1.3.3-5

C.2.4.2

Demonstrate the procedures for recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance and proper etiquette for the Arkansas and American Flags D2.Civ.7.3-5

C.2.4.3

Evaluate changes in citizens rights and responsibilities over time D2.Civ.8.3-5

C.2.4.4

Use deliberative processes when making decisions and acting upon civic problems D2.Civ.9.3-5

C.3.4.1

Examine the creation and enforcement of rules and laws at the state level D2.Civ.3.3-5

C.3.4.2

Evaluate reciprocal relationships between people and rules, laws, and policies D2.Civ.12.3-5

C.3.4.3

Analyze group actions and responses to local and global problems D2.Civ.6, 13.3-5

E.4.4.1

Compare examples of scarcity from different regions in the state and nation D2.Eco.1.3-5

E.4.4.2

Apply economic decision-making models when making decisions (e.g., PACED Decision Making Model) D2.Eco.2.3-5

E.5.4.1

Examine ways human capital impacts productivity and future incomes D2.Eco.6.3-5

E.5.4.2

Articulate ways entrepreneurs and businesses in Arkansas and the United States organize human, natural, and capital resources to produce goods and services D2.Eco.4, 7.3-5

E.5.4.3

Explain effects of supply and demand on prices D2.Eco.5.3-5

E.6.4.1

Compare methods of exchange in the United States and around the world D2.Eco.5.3-5

E.6.4.2

Describe the role of financial institutions in an economy (e.g., banks, credit unions, investment firms) D2.Eco.9.3-5

E.6.4.3

Examine ways state and local governments pay for the goods and services they provide D2.Eco.12.3-5

E.6.4.4

Discuss effects of unemployment, inflation, and price stability on the economy D2.Eco.11.3-5

E.7.4.1

Illustrate ways trade has led to economic interdependence between Arkansas, other states, and other countries D2.Eco.14.3-5

E.7.4.2

Explain effects of increasing economic interdependence on different regions of the United States D2.Eco.15.3-5

G.10.4.1

Compare natural resources in various geographic regions to influence human settlement patterns D2.Geo.8.3-5

G.10.4.2

Determine effects of movement and distribution of people, goods, and ideas on various places using a variety of print and digital sources, geospatial technologies, and geographic representations D2.Geo.7.3-5

G.10.4.3

Compare push- pullfactors that influenced immigration to and migration within the United States D2.Geo.7.3-5

G.11.4.1

Describe global connections created through increased trade, transportation, communication, and technology D2.Geo.11.3-5

G.11.4.2

Analyze ways communities cooperate in providing relief efforts during and after natural and human-made disasters D2.Geo.12.3-5

G.8.4.1

Use geographic representations to examine the spatial organization of Arkansas citing relative and absolute location D2.Geo.2.3-5

G.8.4.2

Use thematic maps (e.g., climate, political, topographical) and other geographic representations to compare physical and human characteristics of a region to those of another region in the United States and the interactions that shape them D2.Geo.2.3-5

G.8.4.3

Construct maps and other graphic representations of Arkansas and the United States, including physical and human characteristics, title, legend, compass rose D2.Geo.1.3-5

G.9.4.1

Analyze effects over time of humangenerated changes in the physical environment (e.g., deforestation, dams, pollution) D2.Geo.5.3-5

G.9.4.2

Analyze ways cultural characteristics influence population distribution in regions of the United States and the world D2.Geo.6.3-5

G.9.4.3

Analyze ways environmental characteristics affect population distribution in Arkansas, the United States, and the world D2.Geo.4.3-5

H.12.4.1

Create historical narratives using chronological sequences of related events in Arkansas and the United States (e.g., exploration) D2.His.1.3-5

H.12.4.2

Interpret timelines that show relationships among people, events, and movements at the local, state, regional, or national level D2.His.1.3-5

H.12.4.3

Compare specific regions of the United States in the past with those regions today noting changes over time (e.g., economic growth, urbanization, resources, population density, environmental issues) D2.His.2.3-5

H.12.4.4

Analyze the impact of individuals and events on the past, present and future D2.His.3.3-5

H.12.4.5

Reference historic places and national parks to guide inquiry about history (e.g., What do the Toltec Mounds tell us about the people who lived there?)

H.13.4.1

Describe ways peoples perspectives shaped the historical sources they created D2.His.6.3-5

H.13.4.2

Examine why individuals and groups during the same historical period had differing perspectives D2.His.4.3-5

H.13.4.3

Develop claims in response to compelling questions about Arkansas and United States history using evidence from a variety of primary and secondary sources D1.2, 5.3-5

H.13.4.4

Discuss why historians use a variety of primary and secondary sources D3.2.3-5

H.13.4.5

Formulate questions that relate to specific historical events in Arkansas and the United States to guide inquiry D1.2.3-5 D2.His.12.3-5

H.13.4.6

Examine current or historical events in Arkansas, the United States, or the world in terms of cause and effect D2.His.14.K-2