Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
National Council for the Social Studies
Theme I: Culture
- Standard A - The student explains and gives examples of how language, literature, the arts, architecture, other artifacts, traditions, beliefs, values, and behaviors contribute to the development and transmission of culture.
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 V: Individuals, Groups, and Institutions
- Standard G - The student applies knowledge of how groups and institutions work to meet individual needs and promote the common good.
Theme VI: Power, Authority, and Governance
- Standard F - The student explains conditions, actions, and motivations that contribute to conflict and cooperation within and among nations.
Theme VII: Production, Distribution, and Consumption
- Standard A - The student gives and explains examples of ways that economic systems structure choices about how goods and services are to be produced and distributed.