Montana Content Standards
MT.1. Students access, synthesize, and evaluate information to communicate and apply social studies knowledge to real world situations.
1.1. Students will identify and practice the steps of an inquiry process (i.e., identify question or problem, locate and evaluate potential resources, gather and synthesize information, create a new product, and evaluate product and process).
MT.2. Students analyze how people create and change structures of power, authority, and governance to understand the operation of government and to demonstrate civic responsibility.
2.7. Students will explore the role of technology in communications, transportation, information processing or other areas as it contributes to or helps resolve problems.
MT.4. Students demonstrate an understanding of the effects of time, continuity, and change on historical and future perspectives and relationships.
4.2. Students will use a timeline to select, organize, and sequence information describing eras in history.
4.3. Students will examine biographies, stories, narratives, and folk tales to understand the lives of ordinary people and extraordinary people, place them in time and context, and explain their relationship to important historical events.
4.4. Students will identify and describe famous people, important democratic values (e.g., democracy, freedom, justice) symbols (e.g., Montana and U.S. flags, state flower) and holidays, in the history of Montana, American Indian tribes, and the United States.
4.5. Students will identify and illustrate how technologies have impacted the course of history (e.g., energy, transportation, communications).
4.6. Students will recognize that people view and report historical events differently.
MT.6. Students demonstrate an understanding of the impact of human interaction and cultural diversity on societies.
6.5. Students will identify examples of individual struggles and their influence and contributions (e.g., Sitting Bull, Louis Riel, Chief Plenty Coups, Evelyn Cameron, Helen Keller, Mohandas Gandhi, Rosa Parks).