Kansas Academic Standards
KS.KHGSS. Kansas History, Government, and Social Studies Standards
KHGSS.1. Choices have consequences.
1.1. The student will recognize and evaluate significant choices made by individuals, communities, states, and nations that have impacted our lives and futures.
KS.4. Kansas and Regions of the United States
4.H. History (H)
4.H.1. Frame historical questions.
4.H.2. Recognize historical perspectives.
4.H.3. Analyze multiple perspectives.
4.H.4. Recognize source and context for primary sources.
4.H.5. Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. (KCCRS RI.4.1)
4.H.6. Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text. (KCCRS RI.4.3)
4.H.7. Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade four topic or subject area. (KCCRS RI.4.4)
4.H.8. Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text. (KCCRS RI.4.5)
4.H.9. Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided. (KCCRS RI.4.6)
4.H.10. Write informative/explanatory text to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. (KCCRS W.4.2)
4.H.11. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. (KCCRS W.4.9)
Sample Compelling Questions
4.H.14. What are the responsibilities of explorers? (Standard 2)