Note: The Iowa Core Essential Elements are intended only for students with significant cognitive disabilities and who participate in alternate assessments.
Alternate Inquiry Anchor Standard
EE.SS.2.1. With guidance and support identify a compelling question with an unfamiliar topic.
Constructing Supporting Questions
Gathering and Evaluating Sources
EE.SS.2.3. With guidance and support, identify what characteristics make a source primary or secondary.
Communicating and Critiquing Conclusions
EE.SS.2.4. Identify an example that could be used to answer a compelling question.
Taking Informed Action
EE.SS.2.5. With guidance and support, identifies the decision about a civic problem in the classroom and participate in the group or individual action.
Alternate Content Anchor Standard
Recognize the Interaction Between the Individual and Various Groups
EE.SS.2.7. With guidance and support, identify two different points of view to address a community problem.
Analyze Civic and Political Institutions
EE.SS.2.8. With guidance and support, identify a purpose of government.
Apply Civic Virtues and Democratic Principles
EE.SS.2.9. With guidance and support, identifies their opinion on a decision about a local issue.
Interpret Processes, Rules and Laws
EE.SS.2.10. With guidance and support, identify a community problem and solutions to the problem.
Evaluate the National Economy
EE.SS.2.11. With guidance and support, identify the difference between needs and wants.
EE.SS.2.12. Identify natural resources and how they can be used.
EE.SS.2.13. Identify goods and services the government provides.
Develop Financial and Career Goals
EE.SS.2.14. Identify the level of education necessary for a specific career.
Create a Saving and Spending Plan
EE.SS.2.15. Identify the difference between spending and saving.
Create Geographic Representations
EE.SS.2.16. Use maps to identify the appropriate routes used to move people and things.
Evaluate Human Environment Interaction
Analyze Human Population Movements and Patterns
EE.SS.2.18. With guidance and support, indicate choices a person can make that impacts their environment.
Analyze Change, Continuity, and Context
EE.SS.2.19. With guidance and support identify a reasonable prediction about the future based on past related events.
EE.SS.2.20. Identify how a person can influence events.
EE.SS.2.21. With guidance and support, compare how a person from the past and a person living today would think about a particular question or issue.
Critique Historical Sources and Evidence
Justify Causation and Argumentation
EE.SS.2.24. With guidance and support, identify uses of Iowa's natural resources.