SST-HS.4.03

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 4: Government and Citizenship
Students understand the development, functions, and forms of various political systems and the role of the citizen in government and society.
Historical and Philosophical Foundations

SST-HS.4.03 Analyze the content and context of documents, events, and organizations that influenced and established the United States (e.g., Magna Carta; English common law; Petition of Right; English Bill of Rights; 1 st and 2 nd Continental Congresses; Common Sense; Declaration of Independence, American Revolution Articles of Confederation; Constitutional Convention; Federalist Papers, AntiFederalist Papers; U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can list the events leading to independence.
  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can analyze documents of British heritage that influenced the founding fathers.
  • I can analyze the Declaration of Independence and evaluate its impact.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can compare/contrast the strengths and weakness of the Articles of Confederation
  • I can explain and analyze the conflict and compromise of the Constitutional convention.
  • I can debate the issues surrounding the ratification of the constitution.

Product Targets

  • I can
  • I can
Rubric - Resources

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Proficiency Scale

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 demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations. -
  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). -
  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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