Social Studies Standards
Michigan Social Studies Standards as of June 2019.
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Identify and explain reasons for rules at home and in school.
Identify the American flag as an important symbol of the United States.
Explain why people do not have the right to do whatever they want.
Describe fair ways for groups to make decisions.
Describe situations in which they demonstrated self-discipline and individual responsibility.
Describe economic wants they have experienced.
Distinguish between goods and services.
Recognize situations in which people trade.
Recognize that maps and globes represent places.
Use directions or positional words to identify significant locations in the classroom.
Identify and describe places in the immediate environment.
Describe ways in which the environment provides for basic human needs and wants.
Distinguish among the past, present, and future.
Create a timeline using events from their own lives.
Describe ways people learn about the past.
Identify classroom issues.
Use simple graphs to explain information about a classroom issue.
Compare their viewpoint about a classroom issue with the viewpoint of another person.
Express a position on a classroom issue.
Develop and implement an action plan to address or inform others about a classroom issue.
Participate in projects to help or inform others.