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Social Studies concepts assessed in Fourth Grade

Social Studies concepts assessed in Fourth Grade include

(note: not all areas are assessed in a single semester; topics are classroom dependent):

Citizenship and Government

Concept of civic engagement, and the roles of local, state, federal, and tribal governments in providing services


Local, state, and regional population and resource changes over time, including origins of people


North America: countries, states, capitals, regional resources, population shifts over time; Map skills: title, orientation, date, author, legend, scale (TODALS), latitude and longitude, physical and human characteristics, accessing print and digital map resources


Making economic choices using the PACED decision-making model (problem, alternatives, criteria, evaluate, decision); concepts of cause and effect of productivity, markets, and exchange

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  • Grade 4