Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks
C.1.3. Civic and Political Institutions - Students will analyze the impact of origins, structures, and functions of institutions on society and citizens.
Structure and Function
C.1.3.1. Discuss the origins of the United States founding documents (e.g., U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights) (D2.Civ.3.3-5).
C.2.3. Participation and Deliberation - Students will analyze civic rights, roles, and responsibilities.
C.2.3.3. Compare rights and responsibilities of citizens in different times and places (D2.Civ.8.3-5).
C.2.3.4. Use deliberative processes when making decisions and acting upon civic problems in the classroom and school (D2.Civ.9.3-5).
C.3.3. Processes, Rules, and Laws - Students will analyze the sources and functions of laws as well as the process of making and amending laws.
Processes, Rules, and Laws
C.3.3.2. Compare ways people interact with rules and laws to improve their community (D2.Civ.12.3-5).
C.3.3.3. Compare ways people benefit from and are challenged by working together in response to local and state problems (D2.Civ.6.3-5).
E.4.3. Economic Decision Making - Students will analyze economic decision making.
E.4.3.1. Illustrate examples of scarcity and opportunity cost within the local community and different regions in the state (D2.Eco.1.3-5).
Costs and Benefits
E.4.3.2. Identify problems, alternatives, and trade-offs involved in making a decision (D2.Eco.2.3-5).