1st Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 3: Economics

SST-01.3.01 Differentiate between wants and needs.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • can identify needs and wants.

Reasoning Targets

  • can differentiate between wants and needs.

Proficiency Rubric

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to a proficient score of 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth understanding and application of knowledge regarding more complex material.   -The student does independent research and share information on wants and needs and they influence the economy.  
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0 The student identifies all items that represent wants and needs.   -The student will identify wants and needs through a pencil and paper assessment.  
  2.5 The student incorrectly identifies 1 item that represents wants and needs. 
2.0 The student incorrectly identifies 2 items that represent wants and needs.  -
  1.5 The student incorrectly identifies 3 items that represent wants and needs.  
1.0 The student incorrectly identifies 4 items that represent wants and needs.   -
  0.5 The students incorrectly identifies 5 or more items that represent wants and needs.  



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