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Student Performance Indicators (SPI`s)

Student Performance Indicators  

 Social Studies Curriculum Standards for 5th Grade

Culture
5.1.1Understand the diversity of human cultures
5.1.2Discuss cultures and human patterns of places and regions of the world
5.1.3Recognize the contributions of individuals and people of various ethnic, racial, religious, and socioeconomic groups to the development of civilization
5.1.4Understand the contributions of individuals and people of various ethnic, racial, religious, and socioeconomic groups to TN.
Economics
5.2.1Describe the potential costs and benefits of personal economic choices in a market economy.
5.2.2Give examples of the interaction of individuals, businesses, and governments in a market economy.
5.2.3Understand fundamental economic concepts
5.2.4Understand the patterns and results of international trade
5.2.5Understand the interaction of individuals, families, communities, businesses, and governments of TN and the U.S. in a market economy
Geography
5.3.1Understand how to use maps, globes, and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information from a spatial perspective
5.3.2Recognize the interaction between human and physical systems around the world
5.3.3Demonstrate how to identify and locate major physical and political features on globes and maps
Governance and Civics
5.4.1Discuss the structure and purposes of governance
5.4.2Describe the Constitution of the US and the TN State Constitution in principle and practice
5.4.3Understand the rights, responsibilities, and privileges of citizens living in a democratic republic
5.4.4Recognize how Americans incorporate the principles of the Constitution into their lives
5.4.5Understand the relationship between local, state, and national government
History
ERA 5-Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
5.5.1Understand the causes, course, and consequences of the Civil War
5.5.2Understand the plans and policies for Reconstruction and subsequent successes and failures
ERA 6-The Development of the Industrial U.S. (1870-1900)
5.5.3Understand the development of Industrial America
5.5.4Understand the acquisition of territory to the U.S.
ERA 7-The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
5.5.5 Discuss how various groups addressed the problems of industrial capitalism, urbanization, and political corruption
5.5.6Understand the changing role of the U.S. in world affairs
5.5.7Understand the changing role of the U.S. between World War I and the Great Depression
ERA 8-The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
5.5.8Understand society in America during the Great Depression
5.5.9Understand America's role during World War II
ERA 9-Postwar U.S. (1945-1970's)
5.5.10Understand the economic growth and social transformation of post WWII
5.5.11Understand how the Cold War influenced domestic and international policies
5.5.12 Understand domestic policies in the post WWII period
ERA 10-Contemporary U.S. (1968-present)
5.5.13Understand the development in foreign policy and domestic policies between Nixon and Clinton presidencies
5.5.14Understand economic, social, and cultural developments in the contemporary U.S.
Individuals, Groups, and Interactions
5.6.1Recognize the impact of individual and group decisions on citizens and communities in a democratic republic
5.6.2Understand how groups can create change at the local, state, and national level