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Hawaii: Kindergarten Standards

  • HI.SS.K.1. Content Standard / Course: Historical Understanding CHANGE, CONTINUITY, AND CAUSALITY-Understand change and/or continuity and cause and/or effect in history
    • SS.K.1.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Chronological Thinking Explain change and continuity over time, using calendars and simple timelines
  • HI.SS.K.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.K.2.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: There are no benchmarks for this standard for this Grade/Course.
  • HI.SS.K.3. Content Standard / Course: History HISTORICAL CONTENT-Understand people now and then, here and now (learning, living, working together)
    • SS.K.3.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Celebrations Describe historically significant events and observances in American history
  • HI.SS.K.4. Content Standard / Course: Political Science/Civics GOVERNANCE, DEMOCRACY, AND INTERACTION-Understand the purpose and historical impact of political institutions, the principles and values of American constitutional democracy, and the similarities and differences in government across cultural perspectives
    • SS.K.4.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Governance, Power, and Authority Identify rules that apply in different settings and the results from complying or not complying with these rules
  • HI.SS.K.5. Content Standard / Course: Political Science/Civics PARTICIPATION AND CITIZENSHIP-Understand roles, rights (personal, economic, political), and responsibilities of American citizens and exercise them in civic action
    • SS.K.5.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Rights and Responsibilities Describe his or her rights and demonstrate responsibilities of self in classroom, school, and neighborhood settings
    • SS.K.5.2. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Civic Participation Demonstrate ways to improve the quality of life in own school or community
  • HI.SS.K.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.K.6.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Cultural Systems and Practices Explain how and why people from different cultures observe different holidays/celebrations
  • HI.SS.K.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.K.7.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Physical characteristics in Spatial Terms Identify location and physical characteristics represented on maps and globes (e.g., land, water, roads, cities)
    • SS.K.7.2. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Physical characteristics in Spatial Terms Use terms to describe relative location (i.e., above/below, near/far, left/right, and cardinal directions)
  • HI.SS.K.8. Content Standard / Course: Economics RESOURCES, MARKETS, AND GOVERNMENT-Understand economic concepts and the characteristics of various economic systems
    • SS.K.8.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Limited Resources and Choice Explain people's basic needs and how they fulfill them
    • SS.K.8.2. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Role and Function of Markets Differentiate buyers (e.g., a parent or caregiver) and sellers (e.g., a storeowner or other producer)