Oregon State Standards for Social Studies: Kindergarten

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OR.1. Civics and Government: Understand and apply knowledge about governmental and political systems, and the rights and responsibilities of citizens.

1.1. Understand the purposes of government and the basic constitutional principles of the United States republican form of government.

1.1.1. Identify essential ideas and values expressed in national symbols, heroes, and patriotic songs of the United States. 6
Suggested Titles for Oregon Social Studies State Standard 1.1.1.

1.2. Understand the roles, rights, and responsibilities of citizens in the United States.

1.2.1. Identify rights that people have in their communities. 9
Suggested Titles for Oregon Social Studies State Standard 1.2.1.

1.3. Understand the participatory obligations of U.S. citizens.

1.3.1. Identify ways that people can participate in their communities and the responsibilities of participation. 16
Suggested Titles for Oregon Social Studies State Standard 1.3.1.

1.4. Understand how the United States government relates and interacts with other nations.

1.4.1. Distinguish local and world issues. 4
Suggested Titles for Oregon Social Studies State Standard 1.4.1.

OR.2. Economics: Understand economic concepts and principles and how available resources are allocated in a market economy.

2.1. Understand the economic concept of scarcity.

2.1.1. Understand that limited resources make economic choice necessary. 2
Suggested Titles for Oregon Social Studies State Standard 2.1.1.

2.2. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to make reasoned and responsible financial decisions as a consumer, producer, saver, and investor in a market economy.

2.2.1. Identify ways of making money to buy a desired product and what it will cost in time and energy for each option. 12
Suggested Titles for Oregon Social Studies State Standard 2.2.1.

OR.3. Geography: Understand and use geographic skills and concepts to interpret contemporary and historical issues.

3.1. Understand and use spatial concepts of geography.

3.1.1. View and draw simple maps and pictures to locate, describe, and show movement among places. 8
Suggested Titles for Oregon Social Studies State Standard 3.1.1.

3.2. Locate places and understand and use geographic information or relationships by reading, interpreting, and preparing maps and other geographic representations.

3.2.1. Understand the purpose of maps, globes, and other geographic tools. 8
Suggested Titles for Oregon Social Studies State Standard 3.2.1.

3.3. Locate major physical and human features of the Earth.

3.3.1. Identify major physical features and describe how they are represented on maps, globes, and other tools. 8
Suggested Titles for Oregon Social Studies State Standard 3.3.1.

3.4. Identify and analyze physical and human characteristics of places and regions, the processes that have shaped them, and their geographic significance.

3.4.1. Identify physical characteristics of places and compare them. 6
Suggested Titles for Oregon Social Studies State Standard 3.4.1.

3.5. Understand how humans affect the physical environment.

3.5.1. Understand how peoples' lives are affected by the physical environment. 4
Suggested Titles for Oregon Social Studies State Standard 3.5.1.

OR.4. History: Relate significant events and eras in United States and world history to past and present issues and development.

4.1. Historical Skills: Understand, represent, and interpret chronological relationships in history.

4.1.1. Understand calendar time sequences and chronological sequences within narratives. 44
Suggested Titles for Oregon Social Studies State Standard 4.1.1.

4.2. State and Local History: Understand and interpret events, issues, and developments in local history.

4.2.1. Understand events from local history. 2
Suggested Titles for Oregon Social Studies State Standard 4.2.1.

OR.5. Social Science Analysis: Design and implement strategies to analyze issues, explain perspectives, and resolve issues using the social sciences.

5.1. Identify, research, and clarify an event, issue, problem, or phenomenon of significance to society.

5.1.1. Identify an issue or problem that can be studied. 8
Suggested Titles for Oregon Social Studies State Standard 5.1.1.

5.2. Gather, use, and evaluate researched information to support analysis and conclusions.

5.2.1. Gather information relating to an issue or problem. 8
Suggested Titles for Oregon Social Studies State Standard 5.2.1.

5.3. Understand an event, issue, problem, or phenomenon from multiple perspectives.

5.3.1. Identify and compare different ways of looking at an event, issue, or problem. 5
Suggested Titles for Oregon Social Studies State Standard 5.3.1.

5.4. Identify and analyze characteristics, causes, and consequences of an event, issue, problem, or phenomenon.

5.4.1. Identify how people or other living things might be affected by an event, issue, or problem. 2
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5.5. Identify, compare, and evaluate outcomes, responses, or solutions; then reach a supported conclusion.

5.5.1. Identify possible options or responses; then make a choice or express an opinion. 4
Suggested Titles for Oregon Social Studies State Standard 5.5.1.

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