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Illinois: Prekindergarten Standards

  • IL.14. State Goal / Strand: Social Science

    Understand political systems, with an emphasis on the United States.

    • 14.A. State Goal / Learning Standard:

      Understand and explain basic principles of the United States government.

      • 14.A.EC. Learning Standard / Performance Descriptor:

        Recognize the reasons for rules.

    • 14.C. State Goal / Learning Standard:

      Understand election processes and responsibilities of citizens.

      • 14.C.EC. Learning Standard / Performance Descriptor:

        Participate in voting as a way of making choices.

    • 14.D. State Goal / Learning Standard:

      Understand the roles and influences of individuals and interest groups in the political systems of Illinois, the United States and other nations.

      • 14.D.EC. Learning Standard / Performance Descriptor:

        Develop an awareness of roles of leaders in their environment.

  • IL.15. State Goal / Strand: Social Science

    Understand economic systems, with an emphasis on the United States.

    • 15.A. State Goal / Learning Standard:

      Understand how different economic systems operate in the exchange, production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.

      • 15.A.EC. Learning Standard / Performance Descriptor:

        Identify community workers and the services they provide.

    • 15.D. State Goal / Learning Standard:

      Understand trade as an exchange of goods and services.

      • 15.D.EC. Learning Standard / Performance Descriptor:

        Begin to understand the use of trade to obtain goods and services.

  • IL.16. State Goal / Strand: Social Science

    Understand events, trends, individuals and movements shaping the history of Illinois, the United States and other nations.

    • 16.A. State Goal / Learning Standard:

      Apply the skills of historical analysis and interpretation.

      • 16.A.EC. Learning Standard / Performance Descriptor:

        Recall information about the immediate past.

  • IL.17. State Goal / Strand: Social Science

    Understand world geography and the effects of geography on society, with and emphasis on the United States.

    • 17.A. State Goal / Learning Standard:

      Locate, describe and explain places, regions and features on the Earth.

      • 17.A.ECa. Learning Standard / Performance Descriptor:

        Locate objects and places in familiar environments.

      • 17.A.ECb. Learning Standard / Performance Descriptor:

        Express beginning geographic thinking.

  • IL.18. State Goal / Strand: Social Science

    Understand social systems, with an emphasis on the United States.

    • 18.A. State Goal / Learning Standard:

      Compare characteristics of culture as reflected in language, literature, the arts, traditions and institutions.

      • 18.A.EC. Learning Standard / Performance Descriptor:

        Recognize similarities and differences in people.

    • 18.B. State Goal / Learning Standard:

      Understand the roles and interactions of individuals and groups in society.

      • 18.B.EC. Learning Standard / Performance Descriptor:

        Understand that each of us belongs to a family and recognize that families vary.

 
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