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Oregon Standards for Fourth Grade Social Studies

OR.SS.4. Social Sciences - Grade 4: Oregon History

Geography

4.9. Explain the influence of Oregon and the Northwest's physical systems on humans, including Native Americans.

Historical Thinking

4.7. Use primary and secondary sources to create or describe a narrative about events in Oregon history.

Social Science Analysis

4.20. Describe the sequence of events in given current and historical accounts.
4.21. Analyze historical accounts related to Oregon to understand cause-and-effect.

OR.SS.CS. Social Sciences - CORE STANDARDS

Civics and Government

CS.10. Examine the relationship between government and citizens to distinguish and evaluate the ways that civic participation occurs in local, state, tribal, national, and global communities.
CS.12. Analyze the structure and functions of political parties, interest groups, and the mass media and their affect on the political beliefs and behaviors of citizens.
CS.14. Evaluate the various functions and processes of governments and their impact on societies and citizens, comparing and contrasting various government designs to evaluate how they serve their citizens.
CS.15. Identify defining documents and speeches of United States government and the specific purpose and significance of each.
CS.16. Examine the pluralistic realities of society (e.g., race, poverty, gender, and age), recognizing issues of equity, and evaluating need for change.

Economics

CS.17. Examine the structure and functions of the US economy to analyze the impact of systemic decisions on personal, local, regional, national and global economies.
CS.18. Examine the interdependence of economic systems and institutions and its effects upon individual, local, regional, national, and global decision-making.
CS.20. Explain how changes in economic markets are related to availability of resources, production, distribution, and technological developments.
CS.21. Analyze the allocation of scarce resources through individual choice, market interaction, and public policy.

Financial Literacy

CS.22. Acquire the knowledge and economic reasoning skills to make sound personal financial decisions to meet long and short term goals.
CS.23. Understand and apply key concepts of personal income potential, risk management, and investment.
CS.24. Examine individual responsibility and the impact of decisions on personal, local, regional, national and global economies.

Geography

CS.5. Apply geographic skills, concepts, and technologies (e.g., maps, GIS, Google Earth) to gather, display, and analyze spatial information.
CS.6. Analyze economic, social, human migration, settlement, and distribution patterns.
CS.7. Locate and examine physical and human characteristics of places and regions, their impact on developing societies, and their connections and interdependence.

History

CS.1. Analyze and apply cause and effect relationships to a variety of historical issues, events and problems.
CS.2. Analyze and apply change and continuity relationships to a variety of historical issues, events, and problems.
CS.3. Construct, support, and refute interpretations of history using political, social, economic, and cultural perspectives by drawing from a variety of primary and secondary sources.

Social Science Analysis

CS.26. Acquire, organize, analyze and evaluate information from primary and secondary sources.
CS.28. Analyze characteristics, causes, and consequences of an event, issue, problem or phenomenon.