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Florida: 5th-Grade Standards

  • FL.SS.A.1. Standard / Body Of Knowledge: Time, Continuity, and Change [History]

    The student understands historical chronology and the historical perspective.

    • SS.A.1.2.1 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands how individuals, ideas, decisions, and events can influence history.

      • SS.A.1.2.1 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student extends and refines understanding of the effects of individuals, ideas, and decisions on historical events (for example, in the United States).

    • SS.A.1.2.2 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student uses a variety of methods and sources to understand history (e.g., interpreting diaries, letters, newspapers; and reading maps and graphs) and knows the difference between primary and secondary sources.

      • SS.A.1.2.2 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student compares and contrasts primary and secondary accounts of selected historical events (for example, diary entries from a soldier in a Civil War battle and newspaper articles about the same battle).

    • SS.A.1.2.3 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands broad categories of time in years, decades, and centuries.

      • SS.A.1.2.3 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student constructs and labels a timeline based on a historical reading (for example, about United States history).

  • FL.SS.A.2. Standard / Body Of Knowledge: Time, Continuity, and Change [History]

    The student understands the world from its beginnings to the time of the Renaissance.

    • SS.A.2.2.1 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows the significant scientific and technological achievements of various societies (e.g., the invention of paper in China, Mayan calendars, mummification and the use of cotton in Egypt, astronomical discoveries in the Moslem world, and the Arabic number system).

      • SS.A.2.2.1 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in third grade.

    • SS.A.2.2.2 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands developments in transportation and communication in various societies (e.g., the development of extensive road systems in various cultures, the difficulties of travel and communication encountered by people of various culture, the origins and changes in writing and how these changes made communication between people more effective).

      • SS.A.2.2.2 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in third grade.

    • SS.A.2.2.3 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands various aspects of family life, structures, and roles in different cultures and in many eras (e.g., pastoral and agrarian families of early civilizations, families of ancient times, and medieval families).

      • SS.A.2.2.3 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in third grade.

    • SS.A.2.2.4 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands the emergence of different laws and systems of government (e.g., monarchy and republic).

      • SS.A.2.2.4 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in third grade.

    • SS.A.2.2.5 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands significant achievements in the humanities to the time of the Renaissance (e.g., Roman architecture and Greek art).

      • SS.A.2.2.5 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content covered in third grade.

    • SS.A.2.2.6 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows how trade led to exploration in other regions of the world (e.g., the explorations of Marco Polo and the Vikings).

      • SS.A.2.2.6 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in third grade.

    • SS.A.2.2.7 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands how developments in the Middle Ages contributed to modern life (e.g., the development of social institutions and organizations, the rise of cities, the formation of guilds, the rise of commerce, the influence of the church, and the rise of universities).

      • SS.A.2.2.7 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in third grade.

  • FL.SS.A.3. Standard / Body Of Knowledge: Time, Continuity, and Change [History]

    The student understands Western and Eastern civilization since the Renaissance.

    • SS.A.3.2.1 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows significant people and their contributions in the field of communication and technology (e.g., inventors of various non-electronic and electronic communication devices such as the steam engine and the television) and the impact of these devices on society.

      • SS.A.3.2.1 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in United States history (SS.A.4.2.1-8).

    • SS.A.3.2.2 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows developments in the humanities since the Renaissance (e.g., Renaissance architecture, Japanese and Chinese influences on art, the impact of literary and theatrical development during the Renaissance, changes in music including opera and ballet, and major movements in the arts in 19th -century Europe).

      • SS.A.3.2.2 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in third grade and in SS.A.5.2.1-8).

    • SS.A.3.2.3 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands the types of laws and government systems that have developed since the Renaissance (e.g., the development of democracy, the rise of totalitarian governments and dictatorships, communism and absolutism).

      • SS.A.3.2.3 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in third grade and SS.C.1.2.1 and SS.A.4.2.4).

    • SS.A.3.2.4 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands the post-Renaissance consequences of exploration that occurred during the Age of Discovery (e.g., European colonization in North America and British imperial efforts in India and other countries).

      • SS.A.3.2.4 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content covered in third grade and in United States history (SS.A.4.2.1).

  • FL.SS.A.4. Standard / Body Of Knowledge: Time, Continuity, and Change [History]

    The student understands United States history to 1880.

    • SS.A.4.2.1 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands the geographic, economic, political, and cultural factors that characterized early exploration of the Americas.

      • SS.A.4.2.1 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows selected European explorers and the territories they explored in North America.

      • SS.A.4.2.1 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands selected geographic, economic, political, and cultural factors that characterized early exploration of the Americas (for example, impact on Native Americans, war between colonial powers, the institution of slavery).

    • SS.A.4.2.2 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands why Colonial America was settled in regions.

      • SS.A.4.2.2 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows significant events in the colonization of North America, including but not limited to the Jamestown and Plymouth settlements, and the formation of the thirteen original colonies.

      • SS.A.4.2.2 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands selected aspects of everyday life in Colonial America (for example, impact of religions, types of work, use of land, leisure activities, relations with Native Americans, slavery).

    • SS.A.4.2.3 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows significant social and political events that led to and characterized the American Revolution.

      • SS.A.4.2.3 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands reasons Americans and those who led them went to war to win independence from England.

      • SS.A.4.2.3 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows significant events between 1756 and 1776 that led to the outbreak of the American Revolution (for example, the French and Indian War, the Stamp Act, the Boston Tea Party).

      • SS.A.4.2.3 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows selected aspects of the major military campaigns of the Revolutionary War.

      • SS.A.4.2.3 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows reasons why the colonies were able to defeat the British.

    • SS.A.4.2.4 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows significant historical documents and the principal ideas expressed in them (e.g., Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, and the Bill of Rights).

      • SS.A.4.2.4 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows the history of events and the historic figures responsible for historical documents important to the founding of the United States (for example, the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, the Bill of Rights).

      • SS.A.4.2.4 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows selected principal ideas expressed in significant historical documents important to the founding of the United States (including but not limited to the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the Federalist Papers).

    • SS.A.4.2.5 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands geographic, economic, and technological features of the growth and change that occurred in America from 1801 to 1861.

      • SS.A.4.2.5 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands selected geographic and economic features of the growth and change that occurred in America from 1801 to 1861 (for example, the Lewis and Clark expedition, the Louisiana Purchase).

      • SS.A.4.2.5 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands selected technological developments and their effects that occurred in America from 1801 to 1861 (for example, the cotton gin increasing the need for large numbers of slaves to pick cotton).

    • SS.A.4.2.6 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows the causes, key events, and effects of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

      • SS.A.4.2.6 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands selected economic and philosophical differences between the North and the South prior to the Civil War, including but not limited to the institution of slavery.

      • SS.A.4.2.6 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows roles and accomplishments of selected leaders on both sides of the Civil War (for example Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses Grant, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Frederick Douglas, William Lloyd Garrison).

      • SS.A.4.2.6 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows causes, selected key events, and effects of the Civil War (for example, major battles, the Emancipation Proclamation, General Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse).

      • SS.A.4.2.6 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands selected aspects of Reconstruction policies and ways they influenced the South after the Civil War.

  • FL.SS.A.5. Standard / Body Of Knowledge: Time, Continuity, and Change [History]

    The student understands United States history from 1880 to the present day.

    • SS.A.5.2.1 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows that after the Civil War, massive immigration, big business, and mechanized farming transformed American life.

      • SS.A.5.2.1 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows ways American life was transformed socially, economically, and politically after the Civil War (for example, Western settlement, federal policy toward Native Americans, massive immigration, the growth of American cities, big business, mechanized farming).

    • SS.A.5.2.2 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows the social and political consequences of industrialization and urbanization in the United States after 1880.

      • SS.A.5.2.2 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows selected economic, social, and political consequences of industrialization and urbanization in the United States after 1880 (for example, expansion of transportation, development of large population centers, woman's suffrage, rise of organized labor, improvements in the standard of living).

    • SS.A.5.2.3 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows the political causes and outcomes of World War I.

      • SS.A.5.2.3 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows the political causes and outcomes of World War I (for example, isolationism, League of Nations).

    • SS.A.5.2.4 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands social and cultural transformations of the 1920s and 1930s.

      • SS.A.5.2.4 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands selected social and cultural transformations of the 1920's and 1930's (for example, impact of the automobile, racial tensions, role of women).

    • SS.A.5.2.5 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands the social and economic impact of the Great Depression on American society.

      • SS.A.5.2.5 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands the social and economic impact of the Great Depression on American society (for example, business failures, unemployment, home foreclosures, breadlines).

    • SS.A.5.2.6 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands the political circumstances leading to the involvement of the United States in World War II and the significant military events and personalities that shaped the course of the war.

      • SS.A.5.2.6 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands selected events that led to the involvement of the United States in World War II (for example, German aggression in Eastern Europe, the bombing of Pearl Harbor).

      • SS.A.5.2.6 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands selected causes, key events, people, and effects of World War II (for example, major battles such as the D-Day invasion, the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan, reasons for the Allied victory, the Holocaust).

    • SS.A.5.2.7 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows the economic, political, and social transformations that have taken place in the United States since World War II.

      • SS.A.5.2.7 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows selected economic, political, and social transformations which have taken place in the United States since World War II (for example, Civil Rights movement, role of women, Hispanic immigration, impact of new technologies, exploration of space).

    • SS.A.5.2.8 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows the political and military aspects of United States foreign relations since World War II.

      • SS.A.5.2.8 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows selected political and military aspects of United States foreign relations since World War II (for example, Cold War attempts to contain communism such as in Berlin, Korea, Latin America, and Vietnam; nuclear weapons and the arms race; attempts to secure peace in the Middle East).

  • FL.SS.A.6. Standard / Body Of Knowledge: Time, Continuity, and Change [History]

    The student understands the history of Florida and its people.

    • SS.A.6.2.1 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands reasons that immigrants came to Florida and the contributions of immigrants to the state's history.

      • SS.A.6.2.1 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in fourth grade.

    • SS.A.6.2.2 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands the influence of geography on the history of Florida.

      • SS.A.6.2.2 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in fourth grade.

    • SS.A.6.2.3 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows the significant individuals, events, and social, political, and economic characteristics of different periods in Florida's history.

      • SS.A.6.2.3 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in fourth grade.

    • SS.A.6.2.4 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands the perspectives of diverse cultural, ethnic, and economic groups with regard to past and current events in Florida's history.

      • SS.A.6.2.4 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in fourth grade.

    • SS.A.6.2.5 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows how various cultures contributed to the unique social, cultural, economic, and political features of Florida.

      • SS.A.6.2.5 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in fourth grade.

    • SS.A.6.2.6 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands the cultural, social, and political features of Native American tribes in Florida's history.

      • SS.A.6.2.6 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in fourth grade.

    • SS.A.6.2.7 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands the unique historical conditions that influenced the formation of the state and how statehood was granted.

      • SS.A.6.2.7 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in fourth grade.

  • FL.SS.B.1. Standard / Body Of Knowledge: People, Places, and Environments [Geography]

    The student understands the world in spatial terms.

    • SS.B.1.2.1 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student uses maps, globes, charts, graphs, and other geographic tools including map keys and symbols to gather and interpret data and to draw conclusions about physical patterns.

      • SS.B.1.2.1 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student extends and refines use of maps, globes, charts, graphs, and other geographic tools including map keys and symbols to gather and interpret data and to draw conclusions about physical patterns (for example, in the United States).

    • SS.B.1.2.2 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows how regions are constructed according to physical criteria and human criteria.

      • SS.B.1.2.2 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows how regions in the United States are constructed according to physical criteria and human criteria.

    • SS.B.1.2.3 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student locates and describes the physical and cultural features of major world political regions.

      • SS.B.1.2.3 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in third grade.

    • SS.B.1.2.4 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows how changing transportation and communication technology have affected relationships between locations.

      • SS.B.1.2.4 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in SS.A.5.2.7.

    • SS.B.1.2.5 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows ways in which people view and relate to places and regions differently.

      • SS.B.1.2.5 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands varying perceptions of regions throughout the United States.

  • FL.SS.B.2. Standard / Body Of Knowledge: People, Places, and Environments [Geography]

    The student understands the interactions of people and the physical environment.

    • SS.B.2.2.1 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands why certain areas of the world are more densely populated than others.

      • SS.B.2.2.1 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands reasons certain areas of the United States are more densely populated than others.

    • SS.B.2.2.2 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands how the physical environment supports and constrains human activities.

      • SS.B.2.2.2 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands ways the physical environment supports and constrains human activities in the United States.

    • SS.B.2.2.3 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands how human activity affects the physical environment.

      • SS.B.2.2.3 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands ways human activity has affected the physical environment in various places and times in the United States.

    • SS.B.2.2.4 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands how factors such as population growth, human migration, improved methods of transportation and communication, and economic development affect the use and conservation of natural resources.

      • SS.B.2.2.4 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        No grade level expectation - Content addressed in SS.B.2.2.3.

  • FL.SS.C.1. Standard / Body Of Knowledge: Government and the Citizen [Civics and Government]

    The student understands the structure, functions, and purpose of government and how the principles and values of American democracy are reflected in American constitutional government.

    • SS.C.1.2.1 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student identifies the structure and function of local, state, and federal governments under the framework of the Constitutions of Florida and the United States.

      • SS.C.1.2.1 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands the functions of government under the framework of the United States Constitution.

      • SS.C.1.2.1 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands the branches of federal government and their main roles.

    • SS.C.1.2.2 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands the structure, functions, and primary responsibilities of executive, legislative, and judicial branches of governments and understands how all three branches of government promote the common good and protect individual rights.

      • SS.C.1.2.2 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands the structure, functions, and primary responsibilities of executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the United States government.

      • SS.C.1.2.2 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands ways all three branches of government promote the common good and protect individual rights.

    • SS.C.1.2.3 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows the names of his or her representatives at the local, state, and national levels (e.g., city council members, state representatives, and members of Congress) and the name of his or her representatives in the executive branches of government at the local, state, and national levels (e.g., mayor, governor, and president).

      • SS.C.1.2.3 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows the names of his or her representatives at the national level (for example, president, members of Congress).

    • SS.C.1.2.4 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows possible consequences of the absence of government, rules, and laws.

      • SS.C.1.2.4 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows possible consequences of the absence of government, rules, and laws.

    • SS.C.1.2.5 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows the basic purposes of government in the United States and knows the basic things governments do in one's school, community, state, and nation.

      • SS.C.1.2.5 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows basic things the United States government does in one's school, community, state, and nation.

  • FL.SS.C.2. Standard / Body Of Knowledge: Government and the Citizen [Civics and Government]

    The student understands the role of the citizen in American democracy.

    • SS.C.2.2.1 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands the importance of participation through community service, civic improvement, and political activities.

      • SS.C.2.2.1 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands the importance of participation through community service, civic improvement, and political activities.

    • SS.C.2.2.2 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands why personal responsibility (e.g., taking advantage of the opportunity to be educated) and civic responsibility (e.g., obeying the law and respecting the rights of others) are important.

      • SS.C.2.2.2 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student extends and refines understanding of ways personal and civic responsibility are important.

    • SS.C.2.2.3 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows that a citizen is a legally recognized member of the United States who has certain rights and privileges and certain responsibilities (e.g., privileges such as the right to vote and hold public office and responsibilities such as respecting the law, voting, paying taxes, and serving on juries).

      • SS.C.2.2.3 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows that a citizen is a legally recognized member of the United States who has certain rights and privileges and certain responsibilities (for example, privileges such as the right to vote and hold public office and responsibilities such as respecting the law, voting, paying taxes, serving on juries).

    • SS.C.2.2.4 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows examples of the extension of the privileges and responsibilities of citizenship.

      • SS.C.2.2.4 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows examples of the extension of the privileges and responsibilities of citizenship.

    • SS.C.2.2.5 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows what constitutes personal, political, and economic rights and why they are important and knows examples of contemporary issues regarding rights.

      • SS.C.2.2.5 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows what constitutes personal, political, and economic rights and why they are important (for example, right to vote, assemble, lobby, own property and business).

      • SS.C.2.2.5 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows examples of contemporary issues regarding rights (for example, freedom from discrimination in housing, employment).

  • FL.SS.D.1. Standard / Body Of Knowledge: Production, Distribution, and Consumption [Economics]

    The student understands how scarcity requires individuals and institutions to make choices about how to use resources.

    • SS.D.1.2.1 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands that all decisions involve opportunity costs and that making effective decisions involves considering the costs and the benefits associated with alternative choices.

      • SS.D.1.2.1 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows examples from United States history that demonstrate an understanding that all decisions involve opportunity costs and that making effective decisions involves considering the costs and the benefits associated with alternative choices.

    • SS.D.1.2.2 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands that scarcity of resources requires choices on many levels, from the individual to societal.

      • SS.D.1.2.2 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands that scarcity of resources requires choices on many levels, from the individual to societal.

    • SS.D.1.2.3 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands the basic concept of credit.

      • SS.D.1.2.3 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands the basic concept of credit.

    • SS.D.1.2.4 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands that any consumer (e.g., an individual, a household, or a government) has certain rights.

      • SS.D.1.2.4 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands that any consumer has certain rights (for example, an individual, a household, a government).

    • SS.D.1.2.5 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands the concept of earning income and the basic concept of a budget.

      • SS.D.1.2.5 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student creates a simple budget including income and expenses.

      • SS.D.1.2.5 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows different ways that money can increase in value through savings and investment (for example, banks savings accounts, stocks, bonds, real estate, other valuable goods).

  • FL.SS.D.2. Standard / Body Of Knowledge: Production, Distribution, and Consumption [Economics]

    The student understands the characteristics of different economic systems and institutions.

    • SS.D.2.2.1 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands economic specialization and how specialization generally affects costs, amount of goods and services produced, and interdependence.

      • SS.D.2.2.1 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands economic specialization and how specialization generally affects costs, amount of goods and services produced, and interdependence.

    • SS.D.2.2.2 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands the roles that money plays in a market economy.

      • SS.D.2.2.2 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands the roles that money plays in a market economy.

    • SS.D.2.2.3 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student understands the services that banks and other financial institutions in the economy provide to consumers, savers, borrowers, and businesses.

      • SS.D.2.2.3 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student understands basic services that banks and other financial institutions in the economy provide to consumers, savers, borrowers, and businesses.

    • SS.D.2.2.4 Benchmark / Big Idea:

      The student knows that the government provides some of the goods and services that we use and that the government pays for the goods and services it provides through taxing and borrowing.

      • SS.D.2.2.4 Benchmark / Descriptor:

        The student knows ways the Federal government provides goods and services through taxation and borrowing (for example, highways, military defense).

 
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