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Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
National Council for the Social Studies

The Washington Monument: Tribute in Stone
relates to the following Social Studies Standards:

    Theme II: Time, Continuity and Change

  • Standard D - The student identifies and uses processes important to reconstructing and reinterpreting the past, such as using a variety of sources, providing, validating, and weighing evidence for claims, checking credibility of sources, and searching for causality.
  • Standard F - The student uses knowledge of facts and concepts drawn from history, along with methods of historical inquiry, to inform decision-making about and action-taking on public issues.

    Theme III: People, Places, and Environment

  • Standard G - The student describes how people create places that reflect cultural values and ideals as they build neighborhoods, parks, shopping centers, and the like.

    Theme IV: Individual Development and Identity

  • Standard F - The student identifies and describes the influence of perception, attitudes, values, and beliefs on personal identity.

    Theme V: Individuals, Groups, and Institutions

  • Standard B - The student analyzes groups and institutional influences on people, events, and elements of culture.
  • Standard G - The student applies knowledge of how groups and institutions work to meet individual needs and promote the common good.

    Theme IV: Individual Development and Identity

  • Standard F - The student identifies and describes the influence of perception, attitudes, values, and beliefs on personal identity.

    Theme X: Civic Ideals, and Practices

  • Standard A - The student examines the origins and continuing influence of key ideals of the democratic republican form of government, such as individual human dignity, liberty, justice, equality, and the rule of law.
  • Standard D - The student practices forms of civic discussion and participation consistent with the ideals of citizens in a democratic republic.
  • Standard E - The student explains and analyzes various forms of citizen action that influence public policy decisions.
  • Standard I - The student explains the relationship between policy statements and action plans used to address issues of public concern.
  • Standard J - The student examines strategies designed to strengthen the "common good," which consider a range of options for citizen action.

 

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