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.
1.2. The student will analyze the context under which choices are made and draw conclusions about the motivations and goals of the decision-makers.
KHGSS.3. Societies are shaped by beliefs, ideas, and diversity.
3.1. The student will recognize and evaluate significant beliefs, contributions, and ideas of the many diverse peoples and groups and their impact on individuals, communities, states, and nations.
3.2. The student will draw conclusions about significant beliefs, contributions, and ideas, analyzing the origins and context under which these competing ideals were reached and the multiple perspectives from which they come.
KHGSS.5. Relationships among people, places, ideas, and environments are dynamic.
5.1. The student will recognize and evaluate dynamic relationships that impact lives in communities, states, and nations.
5.2. The student will analyze the context of significant relationships and draw conclusions about a contemporary world.
KS.4. Kansas and Regions of the United States
4.G. Geography (G)
Sample Compelling Questions
4.G.6. How do people decide who has the right to use renewable and non-renewable natural resources? (Standard 2)