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Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
National Council for the Social Studies

Birthplace of John F. Kennedy: Home of the Boy Who Would Be President
relates to the following Social Studies Standards:

    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 C- The student describes the ways family, gender, ethnicity, nationality, and institutional affiliations contribute to personal identity.
  • Standard D - The student relates such factors as physical endowment and capabilities, learning, motivation, personality, perception, and behavior to individual development.

    Theme X: Civic Ideals, and Practices

  • Standard B - The student identifies and interprets sources and examples of the rights and responsibilities of citizens.
  • Standard C - The student locates, accesses, analyzes, organizes, and applies information about selected public issues - recognizing and explaining multiple points of view.
  • Standard H - The student analyzes the effectiveness of selected public policies and citizen behaviors in realizing the stated ideals of a democratic republican form of government.
  • 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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