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Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
National Council for the Social Studies

The Battle of Bennington: An American Victory
relates to the following Social Studies Standards:

    Theme I: Culture

  • Standard C - The student explains and give examples of how language, literature, the arts, architecture, other artifacts, traditions, beliefs, values, and behaviors contribute to the development and transmission of culture.

    Theme II: Time, Continuity and Change

  • Standard C - The student identifies and describes selected historical periods and patterns of change within and across cultures, such as the rise of civilizations, the development of transportation systems, the growth and breakdown of colonial systems, and others.
  • 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 E - The student develops critical sensitivities such as empathy and skepticism regarding attitudes, values, and behaviors of people in different historical contexts.
  • 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 Environments

  • Standard A - The student elaborates mental maps of locales, regions, and the world that demonstrate understanding of relative location, direction, size, and shape.
  • Standard B - The student creates, interprets, uses, and distinguishes various representations of the earth, such as maps, globes, and photographs.

    Theme IV: Individual Development and Identity

  • Standard A. The student relates personal changes to social, cultural, and historical contexts.
  • Standard C - The student describes the ways family, gender, ethnicity, nationality, and institutional affiliations contribute to personal identity.
  • Standard H - The student works independently and cooperatively to accomplish goals.

    Theme V: Individuals, Groups, and Institutions

  • Standard D - The student identifies and analyzes examples of tensions between expressions of individuality and group or institutional efforts to promote social conformity.

    Theme VI: Power, Authority and Governance

  • Standard A - The student examines issues involving the rights, roles and status of the individual in relation to the general welfare.
  • Standard D - The student describes the way nations and organizations respond to forces of unity and diversity affecting order and security.

    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 locate, access, analyze, organize, and apply information about selected public issues recognizing and explaining multiple points of view.
  • Standard D - The student practice forms of civic discussion and participation consistent with the ideals of citizens in a democratic republic.
  • Standard E - The student explain and analyze various forms of citizen action that influence public policy decisions.
  • Standard G - The student analyze the influence of diverse forms of public opinion on the development of public policy and decision-making.
  • Standard J - The student examine strategies designed to strengthen the "common good," which consider a range of options for citizen action.

 

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