Rhode Island Standards
E 1. Individuals and societies make choices to address the challenges and opportunities of scarcity and abundance.
E 1 (5-6)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of basic economic concepts by…
E 1 (5-6)-1.c. Identifying and differentiating between surplus, subsistence, and scarcity.
E 1 (5-6)-3. Students demonstrate an understanding that societies develop different ways to deal with scarcity and abundance by…
E 1 (5-6)-3.b. Identifying how scarcity impacts the movement of people and goods.
E 2. Producers and consumers locally, nationally, and internationally engage in the exchange of goods and services.
E 2 (5-6)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of the variety of ways producers and consumers exchange goods and services by…
E 2 (5-6)-1.b. Identifying and explaining how supply, demand, and incentives affect consumer and producer decision making (e.g., division of labor/specialization).
RI.HP. Historical Perspectives/Rhode Island History
HP 4. Historical events and human/natural phenomena impact and are influenced by ideas and beliefs.
HP 4 (5-6)-2. Students demonstrate an understanding that innovations, inventions, change, and expansion cause increased interaction among people (e.g., cooperation or conflict) by…
HP 4 (5-6)-2.a. Citing examples of how science and technology have had positive or negative impacts upon individuals, societies and the environment in the past and present.
HP 4 (5-6)-2.c. Describing important technologies and advancements, including writing systems, developed by a particular civilization/ country/ nation.