BPS District Social Studies Standards Book

SST Domains

K-12 History

SST Geography DomainHistory

Students... US History

SST-K_2.H History Domain

Perspectives
Cause-Effect & Current Events
Connections, Contributions, Historical Source & Evidence
  • SST-K_2.H.01 Compare perspectives of people in the past to those of people in the present.
  • SST-K_2.H.02 Begins in Grade 3
  • SST-K_2.H.03 Begins in Grade 3
  • SST-K_2.H.04 Describe United States national holidays or days of observance and the reason they are celebrated.
  • SST-K_2.H.05 Describe current events.
  • SST-K_2.H.06 Demonstrate chronological thinking by describing changes in the community over time.
  • SST-K_2.H.07 Explain how individuals and groups have made significant historical changes.
  • SST-K_2.H.08 Begins in Grade 3
  • SST-K_2.H.09 Begins in Grade 3

SST-3_5.H History Domain

Perspectives
Cause-Effect & Current Events
Connections, Contributions, Historical Source & Evidence
  • SST-3_5.H.01 Compare and contrast multiple perspectives during the same time period, event, or historical period.
  • SST-3_5.H.02 Describe how people’s perspectives shape history.
  • SST-3_5.H.03 ND LogoDescribe the North Dakota Native American Essential Understandings.
  • SST-3_5.H.04 Analyze United States national holidays or days of observance and the impact on the culture of the United States.
  • SST-3_5.H.05 ND LogoDescribe multiple causes and effects of contemporary global events and developments in relation to North Dakota.
  • SST-3_5.H.06 Describe multiple causes and effects of contemporary global events and developments in relation to the United States.
  • SST-3_5.H.07 Explain cause and effect relationships among historical events in the United States using primary and secondary sources.
  • SST-3_5.H.08 Explain how individuals contributed to the United States throughout different historical eras using primary and secondary sources.
  • SST-3_5.H.09 ND LogoExplain how individuals and groups contributed to North Dakota.
  • SST-3_5.H.10 ND LogoDescribe the events and developments that led to the statehood of North Dakota.


SST-6_12.US History Domain

SST-6_12.US.01
Analyze primary and secondary sources with attention to reliability, impact, and purpose.

Era 1
(1754-1814)

SST-6_12.US.01-e1 Explain the social, political, and cultural causes and immediate consequences of the American Revolution.

Era 2
(1814-1877)

SST-6_12.US.01-e2 Analyze the impacts of social, religious, and/or cultural movements.

Era 3
(1877-1941)

SST-6_12.US.01-e3 Explain the causes and consequences of the Industrial Revolution on American society.

Era 4
(1941-2001)

SST-6_12.US.01-e4 Explain the causes and consequences of U.S. involvement in World War II.

Era 5
(2001-Present)

SST-6_12.US.01-e5 Connect the changing political and/or social climate to America's involvement as a global superpower


SST-6_12.US.02
Examine the impact of multiple perspectives on social, political, and cultural development.

Era 1
(1754-1814)

SST-6_12.US.02-e1 Explain the development of early United States government.

Era 2
(1814-1877)

SST-6_12.US.02-e2 Compare and contrast how the causes of the sectional divide within the U.S. impacted federal policy.

Era 3
(1877-1941)

SST-6_12.US.02-e3 Explain the social, cultural and economic impact of local, state, and federal government policy on American people.

Era 4
(1941-2001)

SST-6_12.US.02-e4 Explain the economic and/or social issues of the era and their long-lasting effects.

Era 5
(2001-Present)

SST-6_12.US.02-e5 Explain the social, cultural, and/or economic impact of changes as a result of technology.


SST-6_12.US.03
Explain the relationship of events focusing on the link(s) between cause and effect.

Era 1
(1754-1814)

SST-6_12.US.03-e1 Explain the development of United States society after the American Revolution.

Era 2
(1814-1877)

SST-6_12.US.03-e2 Explain how westward expansion affected the social, economic, and political landscape of the United States.

Era 3
(1877-1941)

SST-6_12.US.03-e3 Explain the impact of the U.S.’s transformation into an imperialist power.

Era 4
(1941-2001)

SST-6_12.US.03-e4 Explain the US reactions toward the growth of communism.

Era 5
(2001-Present)



SST-6_12.US.04
Compare how historical elements change over time.

Era 1
(1754-1814)

SST-6_12.US.04-e1 Explain the importance of foreign and domestic decisions of the early United States government, its leaders, and political parties.

Era 2
(1814-1877)

SST-6_12.US.04-e2 Explain the changing Native American federal policy and the impact on tribal sovereignty.

Era 3
(1877-1941)

SST-6_12.US.04-e3 Explain the causes and effects of U.S. entrance into World War I.

Era 4
(1941-2001)

SST-6_12.US.04-e4 Explain the impact of rapid technological change on society.

Era 5
(2001-Present)



SST-6_12.US.05
Analyze the significant contributions of people and policy, and the influence on an era.

Era 1
(1754-1814)


Era 2
(1814-1877)

SST-6_12.US.05-e2 Explain the social, economic, and political causes and effects of the Civil War.

Era 3
(1877-1941)

SST-6_12.US.05-e3 Explain the political, social and/or economic changes of the 1920s.

Era 4
(1941-2001)

SST-6_12.US.05-e4 Compare and contrast how different groups competed for equality and the effectiveness of various movements.

Era 5
(2001-Present)



SST-6_12.US.06
Connect the past to the present using current events.

Era 1
(1754-1814)


Era 2
(1814-1877)

SST-6_12.US.06-e2 Explain the social, economic, and political effects of Reconstruction.

Era 3
(1877-1941)

SST-6_12.US.06-e3 Explain the political, social and/or economic events of the 1930s.

Era 4
(1941-2001)

SST-6_12.US.06-e4 Identify and explain how domestic issues changed American’s perceptions of government.

Era 5
(2001-Present)

SST-6_12.US.06-e4 Explain the social, political, and/or cultural influences on government policies regarding global immigration.


SST-6_12.WH World History Domain

World History is about connections between people. Students need to understand how civilizations and cultures arose, developed, and interacted through conflict and peaceful exchange.

SST-6_12.WH.01
Analyze historical achievements related to science and technology.

Era 1
(Emergence of Civilizations and Religions Around the Globe)

SST-6_12.WH.01-e1 Explain multiple achievements of civilizations and connect them to the present.

Era 2
(The Middle Ages and the Renaissance)

SST-6_12.WH.01-e2 Explain the causes and effects of Medieval social structures using primary and/or secondary sources.

Era 3
(Age of Revolutions)

SST-6_12.WH.01-e3 Explain the causes and global effects of religious division.

Era 4
(Age of Global War and Globalization)

SST-6_12.WH.01-e4 Analyze the causes and global effects of the world wars.

SST-6_12.WH.02
Explain historical changes related to religions and ideologies.

Era 1
(Emergence of Civilizations and Religions Around the Globe)

SST-6_12.WH.02-e1 Describe the belief systems or religions of early civilizations.

Era 2
(The Middle Ages and the Renaissance)

SST-6_12.WH.02-e2 Explain how the relationship between religious and political bodies impacted the social, cultural, or economic developments of individuals.

Era 3
(Age of Revolutions)

SST-6_12.WH.02-e3 Explain the global connections developed during this era as a result of exploration.

Era 4
(Age of Global War and Globalization)

SST-6_12.WH.02-e4 Explain how political or social ideologies shaped the 20th century.

SST-6_12.WH.03
Analyze the effects of different political systems on people.

Era 1
(Emergence of Civilizations and Religions Around the Globe)

SST-6_12.WH.03-e1 Explain the impact of the development of agriculture on the social, cultural, and economic lives of individuals.

Era 2
(The Middle Ages and the Renaissance)

SST-6_12.WH.03-e2 Explain the emergence of cultural interaction between Europe and other civilizations.

Era 3
(Age of Revolutions)

SST-6_12.WH.03-e3 Examine and explain the influence of revolutions on social and political aspects of individuals’ lives.

Era 4
(Age of Global War and Globalization)

SST-6_12.WH.03-e4 Explain the social, cultural, or economic changes influenced by globalization.

SST-6_12.WH.04
Analyze the influence of social, cultural, and economic developments on individuals.

Era 1
(Emergence of Civilizations and
Religions Around the Globe)

SST-6_12.WH.04-e1 Explain how political systems impacted the people in Greece and Rome and how those political systems connect to the present.

Era 2
(The Middle Ages
and the Renaissance)


Era 3
(Age of
Revolutions)

SST-6_12.WH.04-e3 Explain the advancements related to science and technology and their global impacts.

Era 4
(Age of Global War
and Globalization)



SST-6_12.WH.05
Analyze causes and effects of global events in the past using primary and/or secondary sources.


SST-6_12.WH.06
Explain how past events connect to the present.


SST-6_12.ND North Dakota History Domain

SST-6_12.ND.01
Examine the physical and human geography of North Dakota and how it has changed.
  • SST-6_12.ND.01.1 Identify the three landscape regions of North Dakota and describe the major features of the regions and the forces that formed them.
  • SST-6_12.ND.01.2 Explain the human settlement patterns in North Dakota.
  • SST-6_12.ND.01.3 Interpret current thematic maps to identify where people live and work, and how land is used.

SST-6_12.ND.02
Explain the development and functions of North Dakota’s local, state, and tribal governments and the role of citizens.
  • SST-6_12.ND.02.1 Describe the structure, role, and formation of tribal governments, both present and past, in North Dakota.
  • SST-6_12.ND.02.2 Describe the formation, structure, and modern role of the territorial, state, county, and local government of North Dakota.
  • SST-6_12.ND.02.3 Explain the impact of political organizations and individual citizens on the political systems and institutions of North Dakota.

SST-6_12.ND.03
Evaluate the major industries and economic activities in North Dakota.
  • SST-6_12.ND.03.1 Describe the early economic activities of our state prior to 1900 and how they developed into North Dakota's modern economy.
  • SST-6_12.ND.03.2 Identify the current economic activities in the state of North Dakota and evaluate their positive and negative impact.

SST-6_12.ND.04
Analyze the historical and current events and their impact on the development of North Dakota.
  • SST-6_12.ND.04.1 Identify the Native American groups in North Dakota before European contact and describe their culture.
  • SST-6_12.ND.04.2 Analyze European exploration and early settlement of North Dakota and its impact on Native American groups.
  • SST-6_12.ND.04.3 Describe the major factors that brought settlers to North Dakota.
  • SST-6_12.ND.04.4 Analyze the effect of government policy, both historical and modern, toward Native American groups in North Dakota.
  • SST-6_12.ND.04.5 Evaluate the growth and struggles of the modernization of North Dakota and the role the state has played in modern America.
  • SST-6_12.ND.04.6 Use various primary and secondary resources to acquire, analyze, and evaluate information.