SST-08.3.04

8th Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 3: Economics

SST-08.3.04 Describe factors (e.g. climate, population, tax laws, natural resources) governing economic decision making in North Dakota and other regions (e.g. Midwest, Southeast).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can recall that climate, population, and natural resources affect economic decisions made in North Dakota as well as other regions. 
  • I can define economics.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can describe how various factors affect economic decision making.
  • I can describe the importance of the non-renewable and renewable energy industries in North Dakota.
  • I can describe the importance of the agricultural industry to North Dakota.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can show how climate and natural resources affect industry in North Dakota.

Proficiency Scale

Score   ND-SST: 8.3.4 Describe factors (e.g., climate, population, tax laws, natural resources) governing economic decision making 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 demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.

The student:

  • can describe the importance of the non-renewable and renewable energy industries and their environmental impacts in North Dakota.
  • can describe the importance of the agricultural industry to North Dakota.
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  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 demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).

The student:

  • identifies products produced in the different industries in North Dakota
  • performs basic processes, such as:
    • identifying the non-renewable and renewable energy industries
    • defining renewable energy
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  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 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content). -
  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).

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