N.M. Code R. § 6.29.11.10 - ANCHOR STANDARDS AND PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR SECOND GRADE

A. Civics.
(1) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of processes, rules, and laws by:
(a) evaluating how American society has changed through rules and laws; and
(b) understanding the purposes and structures of government (e.g. tribal, local, state, national).
(2) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of civic dispositions and democratic principles by:
(a) assessing how the contributions of diverse individuals have helped develop our national identity; and
(b) examining and comparing the American democratic principles to neighboring countries.
(3) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a civic life by examining and understanding the various qualities of leadership.
B. Economics and personal financial literacy.
(1) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of economic decision-making by:
(a) examining how consumers react to changes in the prices of goods and how this influences economic decision-making and the use of money; and
(b) exploring how communities share resources and services with other communities.
(2) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of economic systems and models byinvestigating what resources are available in their community, how available resources differ in communities, and what resources are obtained from neighboring communities.
(3) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of personal financial literacy by:
(a) identifying different types of jobs performed in the community;
(b) assessing priorities when making financial decisions; and
(c) classifying financial goals as short-term or long-term.
C. Geography.
(1) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of geographic representations and reasoning by:
(a) using maps, identifying and locating the United States, Canada, and Mexico as the countries that make up North America; and
(b) identifying and locating the bordering states to New Mexico and understanding that New Mexico is in the southwest.
(2) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of location, place, and region by:
(a) comparing the human and physical characteristics of two regions in the United States; and
(b) generating a description for their region of the United States by identifying unique features.
(3) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of movement, population, and systems by listing at least three different waves of migration to the western hemisphere in chronological order.
(4) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of human-environmental interactions and sustainability by describing ways in which individuals and groups use or conserve natural resources.
D. History.
(1) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of historical change, continuity, context, and reconciliation by:
(a) describing events in North America that illustrate how people from diverse cultural groups aimed to work through conflicts to solve a problem;
(b) comparing diverse world communities to local communities in terms of members, customs, and traditions; and
(c) demonstrating chronological thinking by distinguishing among years and decades using a timeline of local and national events.
(2) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of critical consciousness and perspectives by:
(a) identifying and comparing the diverse North American cultural groups of the past and today; and
(b) evaluating the effects of people, goods, and ideas that diffused from one community to other communities and their impact.
E. Ethnic, cultural, and identity studies.
(1) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of diversity and identity by:
(a) expressing a positive view of themselves while demonstrating respect and empathy for others; and
(b) describing ways people are similar and different from people who share identities, and people who do not.
(2) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of community equity building by demonstrating respect for the feelings of people who are similar and different from the student.
F. Inquiry.
(1) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of constructing compelling and supporting questions by:
(a) explaining why a compelling question is important; and
(b) generating supporting questions related to compelling within a variety of social studies topics.
(2) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of gathering and evaluating sources by, with support, determining if a source is primary or secondary.
(3) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of communicating and critiquing conclusions by, with support, constructing responses to compelling questions using reasoning, examples, and relevant details.
(4) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of taking informed action by:
(a) taking group or individual action to help address local, regional, or global problems or issues; and
(d) using deliberative and democratic procedures to make decisions about, and act on, civic problems or issues in their classrooms.

Notes

N.M. Code R. § 6.29.11.10
6.29.11.10 NMAC - Rp, 6.30.2.16 NMAC, 6-30-2009, Adopted by New Mexico Register, Volume XXXIII, Issue 04, February 22, 2022, eff. 2/22/2022

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