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Social Studies
 
  Grade: K  
 
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  1. CIVICS The student understands and applies knowledge of government, law, politics, and the nation's fundamental documents to make decisions about local, national, and international issues and to demonstrate thoughtful, participatory citizenship.  
  1.1 Understands key ideals and principles of the United States, including those in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and other fundamental documents.  
  1.2 Understands the purposes, organization, and function of governments, laws, and political systems.  
 
 
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      2. ECONOMICS The student applies understanding of economic concepts and systems to analyze decision-making and the interactions between individuals, households, businesses, governments, and societies.  
     
     
  • This component is addressed in grades 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.
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      3. GEOGRAPHY The student uses a spatial perspective to make reasoned decisions by applying the concepts of location, region, and movement and demonstrating knowledge of how geographic features and human cultures impact environments.  
     
     
  • This component is addressed in grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.
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      4. HISTORY The student understands and applies knowledge of historical thinking, chronology, eras, turning points, major ideas, individuals, and themes in local, Washington State, tribal, United States, and world history in order to evaluate how history shapes the present and future.  
      4.1 Understands historical chronology.  
     
     
  • This component is addressed in grades 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.
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      5. SOCIAL STUDIES SKILLS The student understands and applies reasoning skills to conduct research, deliberate, form, and evaluate positions through the processes of reading, writing, and communicating.  
      5.1 Uses critical reasoning skills to analyze and evaluate positions.  
      5.2 Uses inquiry-based research.  
      5.3 Deliberates public issues.  
      5.4 Creates a product that uses social studies content to support a thesis and presents the product in an appropriate manner to a meaningful audience.