Nevada State Standards for Social Studies: Grade 1

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NV.1.0. Economics: The Economic Way of Thinking: Students will use fundamental economic concepts, including scarcity, choice, cost, incentives, and costs versus benefits to describe and analyze problems and opportunities, both individual and social.

1.2.1 Scarcity, Choice, and Cost: Give examples of what is given up when choices are made. 66
Suggested Titles for Nevada Social Studies State Standard 1.2.1

1.2.3 Cost versus Benefits: Give examples of an all-or-nothing choice such as choosing to have music on or off. 38
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NV.2.0. Economics: Measuring U.S. Economic Performance: Students will demonstrate a knowledge of past and present U.S. economic performance, identify the economic indicators used to measure that performance, and use this knowledge to make individual decisions and discuss social issues.

NV.3.0. Economics: Functioning of Markets: Students will demonstrate an understanding of how markets work, including an understanding of why markets form, how supply and demand interact to determine market prices and interest rates, and how changes in prices act as signals to coordinate trade.

3.2.1 Trade Is Beneficial: Demonstrate an understanding of trade. 52
Suggested Titles for Nevada Social Studies State Standard 3.2.1

3.2.2 Markets Determine Prices: Give examples of prices people have paid when buying goods and services. 46
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3.2.3 Prices as Signals: Give reasons why consumers choose to buy more of a good or service (including when its price is low) and when they choose to buy less (including when its price is high). 46
Suggested Titles for Nevada Social Studies State Standard 3.2.3

NV.4.0. Economics: Private U.S. Economic Institutions: Students will describe the roles played by U.S. economic institutions including financial institutions, labor unions, corporations, and not-for-profit organizations.

4.2.1 Financial Institutions: Identify reasons people use banks. 36
Suggested Titles for Nevada Social Studies State Standard 4.2.1

NV.5.0. Economics: Money: Students demonstrate an understanding of forms of money, how money makes it easier to trade, borrow, save, invest, and compare the value of goods and services; and how the Federal Reserve System and its policies affect the U.S. money supply.

5.2.1 Functions of Money: Explain what money is and how it is used. 38
Suggested Titles for Nevada Social Studies State Standard 5.2.1

NV.6.0. Economics: The U.S. Economy as a Whole: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the U.S. economic system as a whole in terms of how it allocates resources; determines the nation's production, income, unemployment, and price levels; and leads to variations in individual income levels.

6.2.2 Resource Allocation: Explain what a consumer does. (G 4.2.8) 39
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6.2.6 Differences in Individual Incomes: Give examples of ways people earn money by working. 56
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NV.7.0. Economics: An Evolving Economy: Students will demonstrate an understanding of how investment, entrepreneurship, competition, and specialization lead to changes in an economy's structure and performance.

7.2.1 Investment: Explain how tools and machinery may help a person work faster or better, or make a person's work easier. (G 2.2.4) 22
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7.2.4 Entrepreneurship: Give examples of inventions. 26
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NV.8.0. Economics: The Role of Government in a Market Economy: Students will explain the role of government in a market economy.

NV.9.0. Economics: The International Economy: Students explore the characteristics of non-U.S. economic systems in order to demonstrate an understanding of how they are connected, through trade, to peoples and cultures throughout the world.

NV.1.0. Geography: The World in Spatial Terms: Students use maps, globes, and other geographic tools and technologies to locate and derive information about people, places, and environments.

1.2.1 Map Use: Identify the map titles and map symbols on a variety of maps. 14
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1.2.2 Map Section: Describe what a map or globe represents. 14
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1.2.3 Geographic Tools and Technologies: Recognize geographic information from maps, globes, photographs, and graphs. 14
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1.2.4 Map Construction: Choose a title and construct a key from given map symbols. 14
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1.2.6 Map Analysis: Recognize spatial patterns on a map. 14
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1.2.7 Map Concepts: Identify and locate land and water on a map or globe, using the terms continent and ocean. 14
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1.2.8 Map Locations: Locate Nevada and the United States on a map. 22
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NV.2.0. Geography: Places and Regions-Students understand the physical and human features and cultural characteristics of places and use this information to define and study regions and their patterns of changes.

2.2.1 Characteristics of Places and Regions: Identify basic types of landforms and bodies of water, such as mountains, valleys, islands, lakes, and rivers. 23
Suggested Titles for Nevada Social Studies State Standard 2.2.1

2.2.2 Cultural Identity: Identify traditions and customs that families practice. (E 3.2.3) 133
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2.2.4 Impact of Technology: Give examples of how technology is used in the home and classroom. (Ec 7.2.1) 24
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2.2.5 History and Region: Identify changes that have occurred over time at home, at school, or in the neighborhood. (H 1.2.2) 45
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2.2.7 Applying Concepts of Regions: Identify areas that have different purposes in the home or the classroom. 44
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NV.3.0. Geography: Physical Systems-Students understand how physical processes shape Earth's surface patterns and ecosystems.

3.2.1 Physical Systems: Describe the weather conditions typical to each season in the community and in other places. 98
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3.2.3 Characteristics of Ecosystems: Identify some basic elements of a simple ecosystem, such as plants and animals. 56
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NV.4.0. Geography: Human Systems - Students understand how economic, political, and cultural processes interact to shape patterns of human migration and settlement, influence and interdependence, and conflict and cooperation.

4.2.1 Demographic Concepts: Use a school map to construct a visual model of population distribution. 15
Suggested Titles for Nevada Social Studies State Standard 4.2.1

4.2.2 Migration and Settlement: Give oral directions from one location to another within their school or community. (E 4.2.6; E 8.2.4; E 9.2.5) 20
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4.2.3 Historical Movement of People, Goods, and Ideas: Categorize different ways to move people, goods, and ideas. 141
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4.2.4 Patterns of Human Settlement: Compare and contrast rural and urban communities. 43
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4.2.5 Economic Systems and Interdependence: Distinguish between goods and services. (Ec 1.3.1; Ec 6.2.2) 43
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4.2.6 Analysis of Economic Issues: Use a map or chart to display information about an economic product. (Ec 3.2.1) 43
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4.2.7 Patterns of Human Development: Distinguish between wants and needs and describe how people fulfill them. (Ec 1.2.1; Ec 2.3.6; Ec 3.2.1; Ec 5.2.1; Ec 6.2.2; Ec 6.2.6) 49
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4.2.8 Human Organizations: List different groups to which people belong. 58
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4.2.9 Cooperation and Conflict: Identify places where cooperation and conflict take place. 70
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NV.5.0. Geography: Environment and Society-Students understand the effects of interactions between human and physical systems and the changes in use, distribution, and importance of resources.

5.2.4 Human Modification: Identify how people shape the physical environment at home and school. 54
Suggested Titles for Nevada Social Studies State Standard 5.2.4

NV.6.0. Geography: Geographic Applications-Students apply geographic knowledge of people, places, and environments to interpret the past, understand the present, and plan for the future.

6.2.2 Applying Geography in Current Events: Recognize the location of major current events. 16
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6.2.4 Applying Geography to the Future: Plan a spatial change for a classroom or school such as redesigning the playground or changing the location of furniture. 15
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NV.7.0. Geography: Geographic Skills: Students ask and answer geographic questions by acquiring, organizing, and analyzing geographic information.

7.2.1 Ask Geographic Questions: Ask questions about location. (E 4.2.3; E 10.2.3; E 11.2.1) 19
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7.2.2 Acquire Geographic Information: Gather geographic information from books and pictures. (E 4.2.1; E 11.2.2) 19
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7.2.3 Organize Geographic Information: Make simple lists and graphs and arrange visual materials to display geographic information. (E 6.2.2) 20
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7.2.4 Analyze Geographic Information: Identify and group information from several geographic sources. 19
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7.2.5 Present Geographic Information: Display the results of a geographic inquiry. (E 11.2.5; H 1.3.2) 19
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NV.1.0. Civics: Rules and Law: Students know why society needs rules, laws, and governments.

1.2.1 Rules and Law: Identify and follow classroom and school rules that guide behavior and establish order to accomplish tasks. 17
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1.2.4 Democratic Participation: Participate in class decision-making. 24
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NV.2.0. Civics: The U.S. Government: Students know the United States Constitution and the government it creates.

NV.3.0. Civics: National and State Government: Students can explain the relationship between the states and national government.

NV.4.0. Civics: The Political Process: Students describe the roles of political parties, interest groups, and public opinion in the democratic process.

NV.5.0. Civics: Citizenship: Students know the roles, rights, and responsibilities of United States citizens and the symbols of our country.

5.2.3 Symbols: Name a traditional U.S. patriotic activity, holiday, or symbol, such as the Fourth of July. (H 6.2.4; H 6.2.13) 86
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NV.6.0. Civics: State and Local Government: Students know the structure and functions of state and local governments.

NV.7.0. Civics: Political and Economic Systems: Students explain the different political and economic systems in the world.

NV.8.0. Civics: International Relations: Students know the political and economic relationship of the United States and its citizens to other nations.

8.2.1 From Individual to the World: Name their school and community. 73
Suggested Titles for Nevada Social Studies State Standard 8.2.1

NV.1.0. History: Chronology: Students use chronology to organize and understand the sequence and relationship of events.

1.2.2 Chronology: Identify past, present, and future events. (E 9.2.4; G 2.2.5) 23
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NV.2.0. History: History Skills: Students will use social studies vocabulary and concepts to engage in inquiry, in research, in analysis, and in decision making.

NV.3.0. History: Prehistory to 400 CE: Students understand the development of human societies, civilizations, and empires through 400 CE.

NV.4.0. History: 1 CE to 1400: Students understand the characteristics, ideas, and significance of civilizations and religions from 1 CE to 1400.

NV.5.0. History: 1200 to 1750: Students understand the impact of the interaction of peoples, cultures, and ideas from 1200 to 1750.

5.2.6 United States and Nevada: Tell why Columbus Day is celebrated. (E 9.2.4) 26
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5.2.8 World and United States: Tell why Thanksgiving Day is celebrated. (E 9.2.4) 30
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NV.6.0. History: 1700 to 1865: Students understand the people, events, ideas, and conflicts that led to the creation of new nations and distinctive cultures.

6.2.4 United States: Tell why the Fourth of July is celebrated. (C 5.2.3) 21
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6.2.13 United States: Tell why Presidents' Day is celebrated. (C 5.2.3; Ec 9.2.4) 48
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NV.7.0. History: 1860 to 1920: Students understand the importance and impact of political, economic, and social ideas.

7.2.11 United States and Nevada: Tell why Labor Day is celebrated. 39
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7.2.17 World and United States: Tell why Memorial Day and Veterans Day are celebrated. 19
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NV.8.0. History: The Twentieth Century, a Changing World: 1920 to 1945: Students understand the importance and effect of political, economic, technological, and social changes in the world from 1920 to 1945.

NV.9.0. History: The Twentieth Century, a Changing World: 1945 to 1990: Students understand the shift of international relationships and power as well as the significant developments in American culture.

9.2.8 World, United States, and Nevada: Tell why Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated. 24
Suggested Titles for Nevada Social Studies State Standard 9.2.8

NV.10.0. History: New Challenges, 1990 to the Present: Students understand the political, economic, social, and technological issues challenging the world as it approaches and enters the new millennium.

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