BPS District Social Studies Standards Book

SST Standards

Standard 6:

SST Standard 6 Culture IconHuman Development and Behavior

Students understand the importance of culture, individual identity, and group identity.


SST-00.6 Standard 6: Human Development and Behavior

    • SST-00.6.01 State personal information
    • SST-00.6.02 Identify characteristics that contribute to personal identity
    • SST-00.6.03 Identify ways people are alike and different


First Grade

SST-01.6 Standard 6: Human Development and Behavior

    • SST-01.6.01 Identify similarities and differences among various families


Second Grade

SST-02.6 Standard 6: Human Development and Behavior

    • SST-02.6.01 State the city, state, and country in which they live
    • SST-02.6.02 Identify the basic elements that make up a culture
    • SST-02.6.03 Identify ways traditions are passed between generations


Third Grade

SST-03.6 Standard 6: Human Development and Behavior

    • SST-03.6.01 Identify the varying roles that individuals play in various groups
    • SST-03.6.02 Identify examples of how different groups, societies, and cultures are similar and different


Fourth Grade

SST-04.6 Standard 6: Human Development and Behavior

    • SST-04.6.01 Explain how background and history influence people's actions
    • SST-04.6.02 Explain the contributions of various ethnic groups to ND history


Fifth Grade

SST-05.6 Standard 6: Human Development and Behavior

    • SST-05.6.01 Identify examples of conflict and cooperation among groups
    • SST-05.6.02 Explain the cultural differences in the regions of the United State


6th Grade

SST-06.6 Standard 6: Human Development and Behavior

    • SST-06.6.01 Compare how culture influences relationships, religion, and social institutions in various societies
    • SST-06.6.02 Explain how differences among cultures often result in conflict


7th Grade

SST-07.6 Standard 6: Human Development and Behavior

    • SST-07.6.01 Identify principles governing individual and group behavior within so
    • SST-07.6.02 Explain how individuals and institutions influence one another
    • SST-07.6.03 Compare how cultures throughout the world meet human needs and concerns
    • SST-07.6.04 Explain how push and pull factors rearrange and create new human language
    • SST-07.6.05 Explain how rivalry and tension between cultures contribute to world conflict


8th Grade

SST-08.6 Standard 6: Human Development and Behavior

    • SST-08.6.01 Explain ways technology contributes to the spread of ideas, values, and behavioral patterns between societies and regions
    • SST-08.6.02 Explain how culture influences gender roles, ethics, and beliefs


High School

SST-HS.6 Standard 6: Human Development and Behavior

    • SST-HS.6.01 Explain how group and cultural influences contribute to human development, identity, and behavior.
    • SST-HS.6.02 Explain the various purposes of social groups, general implications of group membership, and different ways that groups function
    • SST-HS.6.03 Relate elements of socio-cultural development with other factors
    • SST-HS.6.04 Analyze conflict, cooperation, and interdependence among individuals, groups, and institutions
    • SST-HS.6.05 Describe how genetic, cognitive and physical development affect human behavior