Standards for Social Security, Governance, and the National Debt
National Standards in Economics
- Students will understand that: Productive resources are limited. Therefore, people cannot have all the goods and services they want; as a result, they must choose some things and give up others.
- Students will be able to use this knowledge to: Identify what they gain and what they give up when they make choices.
Common Core State Standards
Standard: History/Social Studies -- Grade 11-12
Area: History/Social Studies -- Grade 11-12
- Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
Standard: History/Social Studies -- Grade 9-10
Area: History/Social Studies -- Grade 9-10
- Compare the point of view of two or more authors for how they treat the same or similar topics, including which details they include and emphasize in their respective accounts.