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Hawaii: 4th-Grade Standards

  • HI.SS.4.1. Content Standard / Course: Historical Understanding CHANGE, CONTINUITY, AND CAUSALITY-Understand change and/or continuity and cause and/or effect in history
    • SS.4.1.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Historical Change and Continuity Describe both change and continuity of aspects of Hawaiian culture (including religion, land use, and social systems)
  • HI.SS.4.2. Content Standard / Course: Historical Understanding INQUIRY, EMPATHY AND PERSPECTIVE-Use the tools and methods of inquiry, perspective, and empathy to explain historical events with multiple interpretations and judge the past on its own terms
    • SS.4.2.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Historical Perspectives and Interpretations Categorize sources of information as primary or secondary and as providing historical fact or opinion
  • HI.SS.4.3. Content Standard / Course: History PRE-CONTACT HAWAII HISTORY-Understand the people, events, problems, and ideas that were significant in pre-contact Hawaiian history
    • SS.4.3.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Early Hawaiian Society Explain the origins and culture of early Hawaiians
    • SS.4.3.2. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Early Hawaiian Society Explain the history of Hawaii's early economy
    • SS.4.3.3. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Early Hawaiian Society Describe the cultural contributions of different groups to the development of Hawaii
    • SS.4.3.4. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Exploration, Migration, and Settlement Describe the theories of early migrations from parts of Polynesia to Hawaii, including migration myths and legends
    • SS.4.3.5. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Exploration, Migration, and Settlement Identify reasons that early explorers, settlers, and immigrants came to Hawaii (including the influence of Pa'ao) or the Polynesian region and describe what their lives and experiences were like
    • SS.4.3.6. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Exploration, Migration, and Settlement Illustrate patterns and changes in population in Hawaii over a period of time
    • SS.4.3.7. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Exploration, Migration, and Settlement Describe the interactions (including economic exchanges and wars) among different cultural and ethnic groups in early Hawaii
    • SS.4.3.8. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Hawaiian State Government Explain the evolution of Hawaii state government
    • SS.4.3.9. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Events in Hawaiian History Place key events in pre-contact Hawaiian history in chronological order (including volcanic origins, migrations, and Captain Cook's arrival)
    • SS.4.3.10. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Events in Hawaiian History Describe how significant people, including those of legend (including Papa and Wakea, Pele, and Pa'ao) affected pre-contact Hawaii
  • HI.SS.4.4. Content Standard / Course: Political Science/Civics GOVERNANCE AND INTERACTION-Understand the purpose and historical impact of political institutions, the principles and values of the Hawaiian kapu system, and the similarities and differences in government across cultural perspectives
    • SS.4.4.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Governance, Power, and Authority Evaluate the kapu system in the context of the time
  • HI.SS.4.5. Content Standard / Course: Political Science/Civics PARTICIPATION AND CITIZENSHIP-Understand roles, rights (personal, economic, political), and responsibilities of the Ali'i, Kahuna, Maka'ainana and Kaua classes and how they participated in civic life
    • SS.4.5.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Civic Participation Describe the roles, rights, and responsibilities of each class in pre-contact Hawaii
  • HI.SS.4.6. Content Standard / Course: Cultural Anthropology SYSTEMS, DYNAMICS, AND INQUIRY-Understand culture as a system of beliefs, knowledge, and practices shared by a group and understand how cultural systems change over time
    • SS.4.6.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Cultural Systems and Practices Explain how language, traditional lore, music, dance, artifacts, traditional practices, beliefs, values, and behaviors are elements of culture and contribute to the preservation of culture
    • SS.4.6.2. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Cultural Dynamics/Change and Continuity Describe how individuals or groups deal with conflict, cooperation, and interdependence within the ahupua'a
    • SS.4.6.3. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Cultural Dynamics/Change and Continuity Describe the changes in Hawaiian culture through contact with Westerners
  • HI.SS.4.7. Content Standard / Course: Geography WORLD IN SPATIAL TERMS-Use geographic representations to organize, analyze, and present information on people, places, and environments and understand the nature and interaction of geographic regions and societies around the world
    • SS.4.7.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Places and Regions Identify the major geographic characteristics and demographics of the pre-contact Hawaiian archipelago, including its relative location to other major land masses
    • SS.4.7.2. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: World In Spatial Terms Collect, organize, and analyze data to interpret and construct geographic representations
    • SS.4.7.3. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Environment and Society Analyze the consequences of human modification of the physical environment in Hawaii using geographic representations (including lo'i kalo and loko i'a)
  • HI.SS.4.8. Content Standard / Course: Economics RESOURCES, MARKETS, AND GOVERNMENT-Understand economic concepts and the characteristics of various economic systems
    • SS.4.8.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Economic Interdependence Describe the economic interdependence among those living in the ''ahupua'a
 
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