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.3.1. Identify supporting questions for a compelling question with a familiar inquiry.
Constructing Supporting Questions
Gathering and Evaluating Sources
EE.SS.3.3. Determine if a source is fact or opinion.
Developing Claims and Using Evidence
EE.SS.3.4. Identify evidence related to a compelling question.
Communicating and Critiquing Conclusions
EE.SS.3.5. Answer a compelling question with an example.
Taking Informed Action
EE.SS.3.7. Identify a civic problem within their classroom or community, and work with other partner(s) to create a possible solution.
Alternate Content Anchor Standard
Recognize the Interaction Between the Individual and Various Groups
Examine Factors that Led to Continuity and Change on Human Development and Behavior
EE.SS.3.9. Compare the treatment of a demographic group in the past and present.
Interpret Processes, Rules and Laws
EE.SS.3.10. Identify consequences of following or breaking rules/laws.
Engage in Economic Decision Making
Critique Exchange and Markets
EE.SS.3.13. Identify how people use natural resources and human resources to produce goods and services.
EE.SS.3.14. Identify the role of a financial institution in an economy. (i.e. banks, businesses).
Assess the Global Economy
Develop Financial and Career Goals
EE.SS.3.16. Identify one way a person can improve their income.
Create a Saving and Spending Plan
EE.SS.3.17. Identify the difference between paying now and paying later.
Evaluate Savings and Long Term Investments
EE.SS.3.18. Identify a benefit of saving money.
Create Geographic Representations
EE.SS.3.19. Use a geographic representation to display the characteristics of a place.
Evaluate Human Environment Interaction
EE.SS.3.20. Identify reasons that influence how people choose where to live.
Analyze Human Population Movements and Patterns
EE.SS.3.21. Use a geographic model to identify how the environment affects where people decide to live.
Analyze Change, Continuity, and Context
EE.SS.3.23. Identify two conflicting perspectives on one historical event or issue.
Critique Historical Sources and Evidence
Justify Causation and Argumentation
EE.SS.3.25. Identify probable causes and effects of one historical event or development.
EE.SS.3.28. Identify how groups of people that live in Iowa impacted the state.