Social Studies Grade Level Expectations
Missouri: United States and World History
Knowledge of the ways Missourian’s have interacted, survived and progressed from the distant past to present times. Grade 4: Identify and describe the significance of the Individuals from Missouri who have made contributions to our state and national heritage.
Economic Concepts and Principals
Knowledge of basic economic concepts, being able to explain and use them to interpret historical and current events.
Grade 2: money and bartering
Grade 3: public goods and services
Grade 4: saving and financial investment. Explain supply and demand.
Elements of Geographical Study and Analysis
Relationships within places (Human – Environment Interactions)
Grade 4: Describe how people are affected by, depend on, adapt to, and change their environments.
Tools of Social Science Inquiry
Identify, select, use, and create appropriate resources for social science inquiry.
Grade 4: Identify select and use visual, graphic and auditory aids. Use and evaluate primary and secondary sources.
Communication Arts Grade Level Expectations
Grade 8: Listen to recognize how colloquialisms and jargon reflect context, regions and cultures.
Listening and Speaking
LS1. Develop and apply effective listening skills and strategies.
A. Purpose for Listening
Grade 4: Listen for enjoyment, for information, for directions.