TN.5.1. Culture: Culture encompasses similarities and differences among people including their beliefs, knowledge, changes, values, and traditions. Students will explore these elements of society to develop an appreciation and respect for the variety of human cultures.
5.1.spi. Performance Indicators State:
5.1.spi.2. Interpret how culture changes over time as a consequence of industrialization, technology or cultural diffusion (i.e., railroad transportation, telecommunication, building design, varied types of music and the growth of government services).
TN.5.2. Economics: Globalization of the economy, the explosion of population growth, technological changes and international competition compel students to understand both personally and globally production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. Students will examine and analyze economic concepts such as basic needs versus wants, using versus saving money, and policy making versus decision making.
5.2.01. Describe the potential costs and benefits of personal economic choices in a market economy.
5.2.01.a. Identify the economic change from agricultural to industrial in late 19th and early 20th century.
5.2.03. Understand fundamental economic concepts.
5.2.03.a. Explain how supply and demand affects production and consumption in the United States.
5.2.spi. Performance Indicators State:
5.2.spi.1. Differentiate between needs and wants on a personal and national level.
TN.5.5. History: History involves people, events, and issues. Students will evaluate evidence to develop comparative and casual analyses, and to interpret primary sources. They will construct sound historical arguments and perspectives on which informed decisions in contemporary life can be based.
5.5.07. Era 7 -The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930): Understand the changing role of the United States between World War I and the Great Depression.
5.5.07.a. Explain how American life changed dramatically due to the economy, technology, and ecological disasters.