Teaching Materials
Ask a Master Teacher
Lesson Plan Gateway
Lesson Plan Reviews
State Standards
Teaching Guides
Digital Classroom
Ask a Digital Historian
Tech for Teachers
Beyond the Chalkboard
History Content
Ask a Historian
Beyond the Textbook
History Content Gateway
History in Multimedia
Museums and Historic Sites
National Resources
Quiz
Website Reviews
Issues and Research
Report on the State of History Education
Research Briefs
Roundtables
Best Practices
Examples of Historical Thinking
Teaching in Action
Teaching with Textbooks
Using Primary Sources
TAH Projects
Lessons Learned
Project Directors Conference
Project Spotlight
TAH Projects
About
Staff
Partners
Technical Working Group
Research Advisors
Teacher Representatives
Privacy
Quiz Rules
Blog
Outreach
Teaching History.org logo and contact info

Wyoming's Tenth Grade Standards

  • WY.1. Content Standard: Citizenship/Government/Democracy

    Students demonstrate how structures of power, authority, and governance have developed historically and continue to evolve.

    • 1.1. Benchmark:

      Students describe unique freedoms, rights, and responsibilities of living in a democratic society and explain their interrelationships.

    • 1.2. Benchmark:

      Students explain and/or demonstrate how to participate in the political processes and express personal beliefs and convictions.

    • 1.3. Benchmark:

      Students explain the historical development of the U.S. Constitution and how it has shaped the U.S. and Wyoming governmental systems.

    • 1.4. Benchmark:

      Students demonstrate an understanding of the major distinguishing characteristics of the United States and Wyoming Constitutions.

    • 1.5. Benchmark:

      Students demonstrate an understanding of the U.S. civil and criminal legal systems and distinguish differences between those systems.

  • WY.2. Content Standard: Culture/Cultural Diversity

    Students demonstrate an understanding of different cultures and how these cultures have contributed and continue to contribute to the world in which they live.

    • 2.1. Benchmark:

      Students explain how various cultural influences impact society.

    • 2.2. Benchmark:

      Students communicate how shared cultural experiences influence peoples' perceptions of prominent historical figures, groups, institutions, and world events.

  • WY.3. Content Standard: Production, Distribution, and Consumption

    Students demonstrate an understanding of economic principles and concepts and describe the influence of economic factors on individuals and societies.

    • 3.1. Benchmark:

      Students explain how different economic systems are organized for production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.

    • 3.2. Benchmark:

      Students formulate solutions to economic problems.

    • 3.3. Benchmark:

      Students describe the impacts of global economic interdependence.

    • 3.4. Benchmark:

      Students demonstrate an understanding of economic principles that influence individual financial planning.

  • WY.4. Content Standard: Time, Continuity and Change

    Students demonstrate an understanding of the people, events, problems, ideas, and cultures that were significant in the history of our community, state, nation and world.

    • 4.1. Benchmark:

      Students analyze the interactions among individuals and groups and their impact on significant historical events.

    • 4.2. Benchmark:

      Students analyze current events to better understand the world in which they live.

    • 4.3. Benchmark:

      Students evaluate the impact of technology and how it has shaped history and influenced the modern world.

    • 4.4. Benchmark:

      Students explain how past events impact the present and the future.

  • WY.5. Content Standard: People, Places, and Environments

    Students demonstrate an understanding of interrelationships among people, places, and environments.

    • 5.1. Benchmark:

      Students interpret charts, maps, and graphs to answer questions dealing with people, places, events, or environments.

    • 5.2. Benchmark:

      Students analyze how physical characteristics of the earth and human interactions with the environment have affected the development of societies, cultures, and individuals.

    • 5.3. Benchmark:

      Students demonstrate an ability to organize and process information about people, places, and environments.

 
Content