BPS District Social Studies Standards Book

SST Standards

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The Social Studies (SST) Standards are divided into six standards with benchmarks.  

K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 HS
Standard 1:
Skills and
Resources

Students apply Social Studies skills and resources.

Standard 2:
Important
Historical Events

Students understand important historical events.

Standard 3:
Economic
Concepts

Students understand economic concepts and the characteristics of various economic systems.

Standard 4:
Government
and Citizenship

Students understand the development, functions, and forms of various political institutions and the role of the citizen in government and society.

Standard 5:
Concepts of
Geography

Students understand and apply concepts of geography.

Standard 6:
Human Development
and Behavior

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