SST-HS.3.03

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 3: Economic Concepts
Students understand economic concepts and the characteristics of various economic systems.
Structures and Function

SST-HS.3.03 Describe the difference between the structure and operation of market economies and centrally planned or command economies (e.g., security, freedom, equity, efficiency, stability, growth).

 Student Learning Targets:

Reasoning Targets

  • I can analyze economic and social goals
  • I can compare and contrast economic systems (ie. Advantages and disadvantages of Socialism, Capitalism, Communism)

Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
Advanced Proficient In addition to expectations of proficiency, the student provides consistent evidence of in-depth inferences and applications that go beyond what was taught and expected. -
  3.5 In addition to score 3.0 performance, in-depth inferences, and applications with partial success.

Proficient

 

“The Standard.” The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.

Unit 9 Comparative Economics

The student can:

  • Explain the similarities and differences between the 3 Economic systems; Capitalism, Socialism, and Communism.

 

The student exhibits no major errors or omissions.

 

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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).
Progressing

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).

Unit 9 Comparative Economics

The student can:

  • recognizes or recalls specific terminology, such as:

 

    • Capitalism, Socialism, Communism

 

However, the student exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes.

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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).
Novice 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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