Oklahoma Academic Standards
Social Studies Practices PK-12
3 Acquire, Apply, and Evaluate Evidence – Students will utilize interdisciplinary tools and master the basic concepts of the social studies in order to acquire and apply content understanding in all related fields of study.
3.C. Students will analyze the principles of economic systems and develop an understanding of the benefits of a market system in local, national, and global settings.
4 Read Critically and Interpret Informational Sources – Students will engage in critical, active reading of grade-level appropriate primary and secondary sources related to key social studies concepts, including frequent analysis and interpretation of informational sources.
4.A. Students will comprehend, evaluate, and synthesize textual sources to acquire and refine knowledge in the social studies.
4.B. Students will apply critical reading and thinking skills to interpret, evaluate, and respond to a variety of complex texts from historical, ethnic, and global perspectives.
6th Grade Content Standards
6.5. The student will compare common physical and human characteristics of regions which create identity or uniqueness and influence people’s perceptions of the Western Hemisphere.
6.5.3. Describe patterns of global economic interdependence and trade, including the concepts of balance of trade and supply and demand; compare measures of economic growth including Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Gross National Product (GNP).