SST-04.1.04

4th Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 1: Skills and Resources

SST-04.1.04 Interpret current events using print and electronic media (e.g., newspaper, children’s news magazines, television, Internet).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • can identify problems/issues happening in our state or in the world effecting our state from multiple sources, both print and digital.

Reasoning Targets

  • can interpret daily news using a newspaper, television, or the internet.
  • I can interpret the meaning of the event and its relationship to me. 

Proficiency Rubric

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to Score 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations. -
  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 Standard.” The student is able to share current events from multiple sources, synthesizing the information and sharing in speaking or writing. -The student reports on current events from a variety of sources (newspaper, television, internet) and is able to show an understanding of the viewpoints presented through those sources.
  2.5 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0 The student shares the information on current events from various sources. -The student reports on a current events from different sources, giving only the facts from thoses sources.
  1.5 The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0 The student is able to report on one current event topic from one source. -The student is able to share a current event read in the newspaper.
  0.5 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but not the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).

Resources

Websites

Discovery Education

Elementary Social Studies 

Parents Helping Students 

Helping Your Child With Social Studies

Social Studies Alive Resources

4th Grade Social Studies

 

Vocabulary

  • Current Event
  • Source

 

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