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SST-HS.1

BPSS-SST logoStandard 1:

Skills and Resources

Students apply Social Studies skills and resources.

Narrative for the Skills and Resources

In the future this will contain narratives and other information about the Standard.

Calculation Method for Standards

Standards are larger groups of related benchmarks. The Standard Grade is a calculation of all the related benchmarks. Click on the benchmark name below each Standard to access the learning targets and proficiency rubrics for each standard's related benchmarks.


SST-HS.1.01

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 1: Skills and Resources
Students apply Social Studies skills and resources.
Visual Representations

SST-HS.1.01 Interpret and evaluate a variety of visual representations (e.g. charts, graphs, time lines, graphic organizers, maps, flow charts) of data

Student Learning Targets:

Reasoning Targets

  • I can interpret timelines
  • I can evaluate different kinds of maps.
  • I can interpret and use information gleaned from graphs.
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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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SST-HS.1.02

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 1: Skills and Resources
Students apply Social Studies skills and resources.
Resources

SST-HS.1.02 Interpret and evaluate documents (e.g., primary and secondary sources, fact, fiction, or opinion) to enhance the understanding of social studies content.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.1.03

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 1: Skills and Resources
Students apply Social Studies skills and resources.
Research Processes

SST-HS.1.03 Draw conclusions based on the research processes (e.g., collect, organize, evaluate, and synthesize information).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.1.04

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 1: Skills and Resources
Students apply Social Studies skills and resources.
Research Processes

SST-HS.1.04 Use media (e.g., oral, written, websites, computer simulations, multimedia resources) to access, record, analyze, and communicate information relating to social studies.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.1.05

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 1: Skills and Resources
Students apply Social Studies skills and resources.
Research Processes

SST-HS.1.05 Apply social studies skills (e.g., recognize cause and effect, trends, multiple perspectives, change) in real-life contexts (e.g., backtracking current global issues, Model U.N., mock trials, simulated congressional hearings, parliamentary debates, comparative statistical analysis, mental maps, GPS, GIS).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.1.06

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 1: Skills and Resources
Students apply Social Studies skills and resources.
Bias and Prejudice

SST-HS.1.06 Analyze the impact of bias and prejudice in historical and contemporary media .

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.2

BPSS-SST logoStandard 2:

Important Historical Events

Students understand important historical events.

Narrative for the Important Historical Events

In the future this will contain narratives and other information about the Standard.

Calculation Method for Standards

Standards are larger groups of related benchmarks. The Standard Grade is a calculation of all the related benchmarks. Click on the benchmark name below each Standard to access the learning targets and proficiency rubrics for each standard's related benchmarks.


SST-HS.2.01

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
Tribal Governance

SST-HS.2.01 Analyze Federal policy and action regarding American Indians (e.g. Dawes Act, changes in federal and state Indian policies, civil rights movement; current issues surrounding gaming, housing, distribution of wealth, and healthcare, Indian Reorganization Act, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Civil Rights Act, Indian Child Welfare Act, American Indian Religious Freedom Act, Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, Citizenship, American Indian Movement).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.2.02

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
U.S.Periods,Events,Figures, Movements to include but not limited to Industrialization to present

SST-HS.2.02 Evaluate the impact of various factors that led to the transformation of the nation (e.g., imperialism, industrialization, immigration, political/social reformers, urbanization, mechanization of agriculture, changing business environment).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.2.03

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
U.S.Periods,Events,Figures, Movements to include but not limited to Industrialization to present

SST-HS.2.03 Trace the causes, course, and legacy of the United States’ involvement in World War I at home and abroad (e.g., neutrality, military technologies, isolationism, Zimmerman Note, Lusitania, home front, Wilson’s Fourteen Points).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify the four major causes of WWI.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can analyze the four major causes of WWI.
  • I can compare, evaluate, and label maps of Europe in 1914 and Europe in 1919.
  • I can evaluate why the United States entered World War I.
  • I can analyze how World War I impacted the United States home front socially, politically, and economically.
  • I can identify and draw conclusions regarding how the Treaty of Versailles set the stage for World War II (1919).   

 

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SST-HS.2.04

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
U.S.Periods,Events,Figures, Movements to include but not limited to Industrialization to present

SST-HS.2.04 Analyze the major political, economic, and social developments that occurred between World War I and World War II (e.g. Red Scare, Roaring 20’s, Great Depression, New Deal).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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).

Resources

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Vocabulary


SST-HS.2.05

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
U.S.Periods,Events,Figures, Movements to include but not limited to Industrialization to present

SST-HS.2.05 Trace the causes, course, and legacy of World War II (e.g., totalitarian regimes; Pacific theater, European theater, home front).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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).

Resources

Websites

Vocabulary


SST-HS.2.06

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
U.S.Periods,Events,Figures, Movements to include but not limited to Industrialization to present

SST-HS.2.06 Analyze the economic boom and social transformation of post WWII America (e.g., popular culture, changing women’s roles, technological developments).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.2.07

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
U.S.Periods,Events,Figures, Movements to include but not limited to Industrialization to present

SST-HS.2.07 Analyze the origins, foreign policy, events, and domestic consequences of the Cold War (e.g., containment policy, arms race, fear of communism).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can describe the Cold War and events therein.
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Reasoning Targets

  • I can analyze the cause and effects of the Cold War.
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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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Vocabulary


SST-HS.2.08

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
U.S.Periods,Events,Figures, Movements to include but not limited to Industrialization to present

SST-HS.2.08 Analyze the struggle for equal opportunity (e.g., Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, civil rights legislation and court cases, civil rights organizations, National Organization for Women, Equal Rights Amendment, American Indian Movement, Caesar Chavez).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can demonstrate how, why, and the results of the struggle for equal opportunity from the 1950s through the 1970s.
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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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SST-HS.2.09

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
U.S.Periods,Events,Figures, Movements to include but not limited to Industrialization to present

SST-HS.2.09 Analyze the key events and political/social effects of the Vietnam conflict (e.g., Gulf of Tonkin Resolution and the Tet Offensive; protests and opposition; presidential policies, War Powers Act).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

  • I can evaluate the effects of the Vietnam War on Americans perceptions of our government and other countries perceptions about us.
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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.2.10

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
U.S.Periods,Events,Figures, Movements to include but not limited to Industrialization to present

SST-HS.2.10 Analyze the key events, and foreign and domestic policies of contemporary presidential administrations (e.g., Great Society, Watergate, relations with the Middle East; the Iranian hostage crisis; energy crisis; Reaganomics, Persian Gulf War).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can describe the domestic policies from the 1960s to Present with attention to Johnson, Nixon and Reagan.
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Reasoning Targets

  • I can describe and evaluate the key events from 1960s to Present (e.g Watergate, Mid East Crisis).
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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.2.11

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
U.S.Periods,Events,Figures, Movements to include but not limited to Industrialization to present

SST-HS.2.11 Analyze the major social issues and popular culture of contemporary US (e.g. ,immigration, environment, poverty, terrorism, and discrimination).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

  • I can explain the social issues of today (e.g. terrorism, discrimination, immigration, environment).
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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.2.12

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
Global Periods, Events, Figures, and Movements including but not limited to Renaissance to present

SST-HS.2.12 Analyze the ideas, events and global impacts of the Renaissance, Reformation, Scientific Revolution, and the Enlightenment.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.2.13

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
Global Periods, Events, Figures, and Movements including but not limited to Renaissance to present

SST-HS.2.13 Explain the growth and expansion of global economies and their impact on world regions (e.g., mercantilism, slavery, colonialism, Silk Road, salt trade).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.2.14

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
Global Periods, Events, Figures, and Movements including but not limited to Renaissance to present

SST-HS.2.14 Compare the political, social, and industrial revolutions from the late 18th to the early 20th century (e.g., revolutions in the Americas and France; significant events and impacts of the Agricultural and the Industrial Revolution, Boer Wars, Boxer Rebellion, Sepoy rebellion).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.2.15

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
Global Periods, Events, Figures, and Movements including but not limited to Renaissance to present

SST-HS.2.15 Analyze the global causes, course, and consequences of World War I (e.g. imperialism, militarism, nationalism, alliance system; ethnic conflicts and assassination of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand; Russian Revolution of 1917; Treaty of Versailles and League of Nations).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can
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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.2.16

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
Global Periods, Events, Figures, and Movements including but not limited to Renaissance to present

SST-HS.2.16 Analyze the global causes, course, and consequences of World War II and the post-war events (e.g., worldwide depression, totalitarian and militaristic regimes, Holocaust, political and social change in the Middle East, development of the United Nations, Cold War).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.2.17

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
Global Periods, Events, Figures, and Movements including but not limited to Renaissance to present

SST-HS.2.17 Explain nationalist and revolutionary movements and attempts by colonial countries to achieve independence after World War II (e.g., revolutionary movements in China, Vietnam, Korea, Kenya, Pakistan, Indonesia, India, Northern Ireland, Chile).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.2.18

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
Global Periods, Events, Figures, and Movements including but not limited to Renaissance to present

SST-HS.2.18 Explain events in the development of the Cold War (e.g., Berlin Blockade; nuclear arms and space race; Cuban Missile Crisis; political and economic transformation of Western and Eastern Europe; Korean Conflict, Vietnam Conflict; collapse of Warsaw Pact Nations).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can
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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.2.19

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
Global Periods, Events, Figures, and Movements including but not limited to Renaissance to present

SST-HS.2.19 Analyze political and social change in the Middle East and Asia from 1948 – present (e.g., Camp David Accords, Tiananmen Square, conflicts in Middle East, Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, Persian Gulf War, War in Iraq).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.2.20

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events
Students understand important historical events.
Global Periods, Events, Figures, and Movements including but not limited to Renaissance to present

SST-HS.2.20 Explain contemporary issues and events in an interdependent world (e.g., trends in science, technology, and communication; religious conflicts; environmentalism; human rights and regional conflicts; apartheid, ethnic cleansing, role of United Nations and other international organizations such as UNICEF, GATT, NATO, OAS, World Bank, International Monetary Fund).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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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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SST-HS.3

BPSS-SST logoStandard 3:

Economic Concepts

Students understand economic concepts and the characteristics of various economic systems.

Narrative for the Economic Concepts

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SST-HS.3.01

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

SST-HS.3.01 Analyze basic micro and macroeconomic concepts (e.g., scarcity, opportunity cost, trade-offs, markets, business organizations, factors of production, supply and demand, and personal finance).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify the 3 basic economic questions.
  • I can identify the 4 factors of production.
  • I can identify what causes a change in quantity demanded.
  • I can identify other types of business activities.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can compare and contrast microeconomics to macroeconomics.
  • I can analyze the different business organizations. (ie. Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, Corporation, Cooperatives)
  • I can evaluate the impact of scarcity on the economic system.
  • I can analyze a supply/demand curve and supply/demand schedule.
  • I can explain the Laws of Supply and Demand.
  • I can interpret what causes a change in supply and demand.
  • I can distinguish between an elastic and inelastic product.
  • I can distinguish between the Three Stages of Production.
  • I can explain the Theory of Production.
  • I can interpret what causes a change in supply.
  • I can interpret what causes a change in quantity supplied.
  • I can compare and contrast the four types of business organizations.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can apply opportunity cost to my economic decision making.
  • I can demonstrate the impact of scarcity on our economic system.
  • I can demonstrate the impact of supply and demand on economic decisions.
  • I can explore money management skills.
  • I can demonstrate the role of markets in our economy in the context of circular flow.
  • I can demonstrate the concept of equilibrium price.

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 1 Basic Economic Concepts

The student can:

  • describe the impact of scarcity on individuals and businesses.

  • explain how the three basic economic questions are answered in our economic system.

  • model the circular flow of goods, services, resources and money in the economy.

    • demonstrate how the factors of production circulate through an economic system.

  • apply opportunity cost to economic decision making.

Unit 2 Demand

The student can:

  • explain the impact of demand on economic decisions.

    • analyze a demand curve and demand schedule and explain how they demonstrate the law of demand.

    • interpret the impact of a change in quantity demanded on the demand curve.

    • interpret what causes a change in demand and the impact of the demand curve.

  • determine the elasticity of a product. (elastic, inelastic, unit elastic)

  • analyze a demand curve and demand schedule to determine the market and individual demand for a product

Unit 3 Supply

The student can:

  • explain the impact of supply on economic decisions.

    • analyze a supply curve and supply schedule.

    • explain the law of supply.

    • interpret what causes a change in supply

    • interpret what causes a change in quantity supplied

  • explain the concepts of surplus, shortage and equilibrium price

  • explain the Theory of Production.

    • distinguish between the three stages of production using total and marginal product

  • analyze examples to distinguish between fixed, variable and total costs, as well as revenue and profits.

  • explain how to determine the break-even point and how many workers are needed to make a profit.

Unit 4 Business Organizations

The student can:

  • compare and contrast sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, and cooperatives.

  • compare and contrast other types of business activities (conglomerates, multinationals, non-profits, labor union, and professional association)

Unit 7 Credit and Personal Finance

The student can:

  • Create a personal budget.

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 1 Basic Economic Concepts

The student can:

  • recognizes or recalls specific terminology, such as:
    • Economic system, scarcity, need, want, what to produce, how to produce, for whom to produce, land, labor, capital, entrepreneurs, goods, services, resources, financial capital, trade-off, opportunity cost, factor market, product market
  • performs basic processes, such as:
    • identifying the three basic questions
    • identifying  the four factors of production
    • describing scarcity
    • identifying the general process of circular flow

Unit 2 Demand

The student can:

  • recognizes or recalls specific terminology, such as:

    • Demand, demand curve, demand schedule, law of demand, change in quantity demanded, change in demand, elasticity, demand elasticity, elastic demand, inelastic demand, unit elastic demand, substitutes, complements, market demand, individual demand, microeconomics

  • performs basic processes, such as:

    • describing demand

    • creating a demand curve and demand schedule

    • identifying the cause of a change in quantity demanded

    • identifying the causes of a change in demand

    • listing the determinants of demand elasticity used to distinguishing between an elastic product and an inelastic product.

Unit 3 Supply

The student can:

  • recognizes or recalls specific terminology, such as:

    • Supply, supply curve, supply schedule, law of supply, change in quantity supply, change in supply, surplus, shortage, equilibrium price, theory of production, total product, marginal product, increasing returns, diminishing returns, negative returns, fixed costs, variable costs, total costs, revenue, profits, break-even point

  • performs basic processes, such as:

    • explaining supply

    • creating a supply curve and supply schedule

    • identifying the cause of a change in quantity supplied

    • identifying the causes of a change in supply

    • describing a surplus, shortage, and equilibrium price

    • describing the following: fixed, variable and total costs, revenue, profits, break-even point

Unit 4 Business Organizations

The student can:

  • recognizes or recalls specific terminology, such as:

    • sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, stock, cooperatives, merger, horizontal merger, vertical merger, conglomerates, multinationals, non-profits, labor union, professional association, general partnership, limited partnership, direct roles of government, indirect roles of government, common stock, preferred stock, limited life, unlimited life, limited liability, unlimited liability

  • performs basic processes, such as:

    • identifying key elements of sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, and cooperatives.

    • identifying other types of business activities (conglomerates, multinationals, non-profits, labor union, and professional association).

Unit 7 Credit and Personal Finance

The student can:

  • Identify monthly expenses

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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SST-HS.3.02

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

SST-HS.3.02 Explain the role of money and the role of financial institutions in a market economy (e.g., basic functions of money, composition of money supply, role of banks and other financial institutions, federal reserve, credit savings).

 Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can understand the role of financial institutions.
  • I can understand the evolution of money in the United States.
  • I can understand the structure of the Federal Reserve System.
  • I can recognize the advantages and disadvantages of using credit.
  • I can explain a credit report.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can explain the functions of money in our economy.
  • I can analyze the role money plays in the economic system.(iefunctions and characteristics of money)
  • I can analyze the different types of financial institutions. (ieboth bank and non-bank financial institutions)
  • I can explain the role of credit in economic decision making.
  • I can analyze the features of credit cards.

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 5 Money Banking & the Federal Reserve

The student can:

  • describe the role money plays in the economic system (i.e. functions and characteristics of money).

  • describe the evolution of money in the United States.

  • explain the function of financial institutions. (ie. banks, credit unions, life  insurance companies)

  • explain the function of the Federal Reserve System on businesses and individuals

Unit 6 Investing and Saving

The student can:

  • Explain the options available for developing a savings and investing plan for themselves    

  • Compare/Contrast different investment and savings opportunities

  • Analyze financial information

Unit 7 Credit and Personal Finance

The student can:

  • Explain the role of credit in economic decision making.

  • Recognize advantages and disadvantages of using credit.  

  • Analyze the features of credit cards.

  • Explain a credit report

  • Evaluate the options for making large purchases.

  • Understand how to responsibly manage a checking account.

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 5 Money Banking & the Federal Reserve

The student can:

  • recognizes or recalls specific terminology, such as:

    • money, functions of money ( medium of exchange, measure of value (unit of account), store of value), characteristics of money ( portable, durable, divisible, acceptable, scarce,  stable in value), commodity money, State/Local bank notes, Continental Dollars, Demand Notes/Greenbacks, National Bank Notes, National Banking System, Silver Certificates, Gold Certificates, Gold Standard, Inconvertible Fiat Money Standard, Federal Reserve Notes, Federal Reserve System (FED), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

Unit 6 Investing and Saving

The student can:

  • Recognize the difference between savings and investing

  • Recognizes or recalls specific terminology, such as:

    • stocks, bonds, certificates of deposit, IRA’s, Roth IRA’s, pension, 401 K plan, DOW, NYSE, NASDAQ, bull market, bear market, etc...

Unit 7 Credit and Personal Finance

The student can:

  •    performs basic processes, such as:

    • Recognize the features of credit cards.

    • Define a credit report.

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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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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SST-HS.3.04

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.3.04 Analyze the role government plays in an economy (e.g., provision of public goods and services, taxes, protection of property rights, resolution of market failures).

 Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify the four responsibilities of Government.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can evaluate the role of government in taxation, spending, and budgeting.
  • I can distinguish between debt and deficit.

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.

Unit 8 Taxes and Government Spending

The student can:

  • Generate ideas for reducing the national debt.   
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  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 8 Taxes and Government Spending

The student can:

  • Evaluate the types of taxes instituted by the government. (ie. sales, income, property, excise)
    • Compare the benefit principle (user taxes) and the ability to pay principle (progressive tax).
  • Evaluate the role of Government in spending.
  • Interpret the causes of the mounting national debt

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 8 Taxes and Government Spending

The student can:

  • recognizes or recalls specific terminology, such as:          

    • Revenue, tax, benefit principle, ability to pay principle, progressive tax, regressive tax, proportional tax, income tax, FICA, estate tax, gift tax, excise tax, fiscal year, debt, deficit, W-4, W-2, 1040EZ, 1099INT, Social Security.

  • performs a basic process, such as:

    • Define the benefit principle and the ability to pay principle.

    • Distinguish between deficit and debt.

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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SST-HS.3.05

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

SST-HS.3.05 Interpret the concepts of exchange and trade and the impacts and implications of a global economy for individuals and nations.

 Student Learning Targets:

Reasoning Targets

  • I can analyze the global impact of multinational corporations.
  • I can compare and contrast Communism, Socialism, and Capitalism.

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 4 Business Organizations

The student can:

  • describe the global impact of a multinational corporation on individuals and nations

Unit 9 Comparative Economic Systems

  • Explain the similarities and differences in trade practices 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 4 Business Organizations

The student can:

  • recognizes or recalls specific terminology, such as:

    • corporations, conglomerates, multinationals, labor union

  • performs basic processes, such as:

    • identifying other types of business activities (conglomerates, multinationals, labor union)

    • define a multinational corporation.

Unit 9 Comparative Economic Systems

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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SST-HS.4

BPSS-SST logoStandard 4:

Government and Citizenship

Students understand the development, functions, and forms of various political institutions and the role of the citizen in government and society.

Narrative for the Government and Citizenship

In the future this will contain narratives and other information about the Standard.

Calculation Method for Standards

Standards are larger groups of related benchmarks. The Standard Grade is a calculation of all the related benchmarks. Click on the benchmark name below each Standard to access the learning targets and proficiency rubrics for each standard's related benchmarks.


SST-HS.4.01

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.
Tribal Sovereignty

SST-HS.4.01 Explain how political and economic forces have affected the sovereignty of tribal nations (e.g., constitutional provisions; Supreme Court cases; laws used in forming the basis of the federal-tribal relationship; political and economic forces affecting sovereignty of tribal nations).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can
  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can
  • I can

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can
  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can
  • I can
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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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SST-HS.4.02

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.4.02 Compare the nature and source of various types of political entities past and present throughout the world (e.g., ancient Greek and Roman political thought; classical republicans; philosophy of natural rights; limited and unlimited governments; constitutional governments; representative democracy; con-federal, federal, unitary systems of government, and international organizations).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify the four responsibilities of Government.
  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can compare/contrast different forms of government.
  • I can explain the purposes of government.
  • I can explain the basic features of a state.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can evaluate available resources.
  • I can compare economic systems and relate them to different forms of government.

Product Targets

  • I can create visual representations of different forms of government. (eg. create my own nation)
  • I can
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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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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
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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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SST-HS.4.04

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 Contemporary Political Processes

SST-HS.4.04 Evaluate the effectiveness of structures, operations, and influences of political systems and constitutional governments (e.g., federalism; separation of powers; checks and balances; media and special interest groups).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can
  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can analyze the Constitution of the United States.
  • I can explain the three branches of government.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can demonstrate citizen involvement in the process of governing (eg. write a letter to a member of Congress, Create a bill)
  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can create a visual representation of the system of checks and balances.
  • I can create a visual representation of separation of powers.
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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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SST-HS.4.05

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 Contemporary Political Processes

SST-HS.4.05 Analyze historical and contemporary examples of civil liberties and civil rights in the U.S. (e.g., incorporation of the Bill of Rights, amendments, key legislation, and landmark Supreme Court cases).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can
  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can debate issues surrounding the Bill of Rights.
  • I can analyze the impact the Supreme Court has had on Civil Rights and Civil liberties.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can
  • I can

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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SST-HS.4.06

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.
Rights and Responsibilities of Citizens

SST-HS.4.06 Evaluate the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and civic participation (e.g., election system and process; naturalization; political activism) .

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can understand legal requirements for voting in the United States and ND.
  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can explain the process of the electoral college.
  • I can

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can
  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can demonstrate my rights and responsibilities as a citizen (eg. Write a paper).
  • I can
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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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SST-HS.5

BPSS-SST logoStandard 5:

Concepts of Geography

Students understand and apply concepts of geography.

Narrative for the Concepts of Geography

In the future this will contain narratives and other information about the Standard.

Calculation Method for Standards

Standards are larger groups of related benchmarks. The Standard Grade is a calculation of all the related benchmarks. Click on the benchmark name below each Standard to access the learning targets and proficiency rubrics for each standard's related benchmarks.


SST-HS.5.01

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 5: Concepts of Geography
Students understand and apply concepts of geography.
Human Geography

SST-HS.5.01 Analyze the Earth’s human systems (e.g., population, culture, settlement, economic interdependence).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can
  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can
  • I can

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can
  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can
  • I can
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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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SST-HS.5.02

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 5: Concepts of Geography
Students understand and apply concepts of geography.
Human Geography

SST-HS.5.02 Interpret the relationships between physical environments and society (e.g., humans modify environment, environment modifies society, and use, distribution, and importance of resources).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can
  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can
  • I can

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can
  • I can

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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SST-HS.6

BPSS-SST logoStandard 6:

Human Development and Behavior

Students understand the importance of culture, individual identity, and group identity.

Narrative for the Human Development and Behavior

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SST-HS.6.01

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 6: Students understand the importance of culture, individual identity, and group identity.
Human Development and Behavior

Group Interaction

SST-HS.6.01 Explain how group and cultural influences contribute to human development, identity, and behavior (e.g., religion, education, media, government, and economy).

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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).
0.0 Even with help, the student demonstrates no understanding or skill. -

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SST-HS.6.02

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 6: Students understand the importance of culture, individual identity, and group identity.
Human Development and Behavior

Group Interaction

SST-HS.6.02 Explain the various purposes of social groups, general implications of group membership, and different ways that groups function (e.g., minority groups, cliques, counterculture, family relations and political groups).

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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).
0.0 Even with help, the student demonstrates no understanding or skill. -

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SST-HS.6.03

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 6: Students understand the importance of culture, individual identity, and group identity.
Human Development and Behavior

Group Interaction

SST-HS.6.03 Relate elements of socio-cultural development with other factors (e.g., individual differences, personality and assessment, psychological disorders and treatments) .

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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).
0.0 Even with help, the student demonstrates no understanding or skill. -

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SST-HS.6.04

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 6: Students understand the importance of culture, individual identity, and group identity.
Human Development and Behavior

Group Interaction

SST-HS.6.04 Analyze conflict, cooperation, and interdependence among individuals, groups, and institutions (e.g., gender roles, social stratification, racial/ethnic bias).

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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).
0.0 Even with help, the student demonstrates no understanding or skill. -

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SST-HS.6.05

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 6: Students understand the importance of culture, individual identity, and group identity.
Human Development and Behavior

Individual Development and Behavior

SST-HS.6.05 Describe how genetic, cognitive and physical development affect human behavior (e.g., inherited traits, development of self, deviant behavior and personality disorders).

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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).
0.0 Even with help, the student demonstrates no understanding or skill. -

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