N.M. Code R. § 6.29.11.11 - ANCHOR STANDARDS AND PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR THIRD GRADE

A. Civics.
(1) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of civic dispositions and democratic principles by explaining how the democratic principles motivate people to migrate then and now.
(2) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a civic life by explaining how to be a responsible and active citizen in a democracy.
B. Economics and personal financial literacy.
(1) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of economic systems and models by investigating who receives the goods that are produced in various world communities.
(2) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of global economy by:
(a) exploring the concepts of surplus and scarcity in relation to resources for various world communities;
(b) exploring the basic economic concepts of supply and demand;
(c) explaining how supply and demand influence prices and trade;
(d) describing how technological developments in transportation and communication influence trade over time;
(e) identifying currency, credit, debit, and checks as the basic means of exchange in western society; and
(f) comparing currency, credit, debit, and checks in the United States to other world money systems.
(3) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of personal financial literacy by:
(a) examining the various ways people earn a living to meet their basic needs (e.g. food, clothing, shelter) and how this has changed over time in various world communities; and
(b) creating a plan with specific steps to reach a short-term financial goal.
C. Geography.
(1) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of geographic representations and reasoning by:
(a) creating a model to demonstrate how geographic factors influence where people settle and how some people make adaptations to the environment to make a location more suitable for settlement; and
(b) identifying and using a variety of digital and analog mapping tools to locate places.
(2) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of location, place, and region by:
(a) explaining how physical and cultural characteristics of world regions affect people, and examining geographic features of various global communities that might create a need for migration or immigration using a variety of maps, photos, and other geographic representations; and
(b) identifying the components of the Earth's biosystems and their makeup.
(3) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of movement, population, and systems by:
(a) evaluating the reasons for migration and immigration and the effects on people, culture, and ideas in world communities;
(b) analyzing how human settlement and movement impact diverse groups of people; and
(c) analyzing the movement of indigenous groups, including the removal and return of Indigenous people throughout New Mexico and the United States.
D. History.
(1) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of historical change, continuity, context, and reconciliation by explaining how world events impact New Mexico and the United States in the past and present.
(2) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of historical thinking by using a timeline to analyze connections among historical events, including how human settlement and movement impacted diverse groups of people.
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) comparing and contrasting their cultural identity with other people and groups.
(2) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of community equity building by identifying the actions of people and groups who have worked throughout history to improve their community, which leads to a more equitable society.
F. Inquiry.
(1) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of constructing compelling and supporting questions by:
(a) explaining how a compelling question represents key ideas; and
(b) using supporting questions to help answer the compelling question in an inquiry.
(2) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of gathering and evaluating sources by, with support, determining the credibility of sources.
(3) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of developing claims by citing evidence that supports a response to supporting or compelling questions.
(4) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of communicating and critiquing conclusions by constructing responses to compelling questions using reasoning, examples, and relevant details.
(5) The student shall demonstrate an understanding of taking informed action by:
(a) identifying challenges and opportunities when taking action to address problems or issues, including predicting possible outcomes; and
(b) using deliberative and democratic procedures to make decisions about, and act on, civic problems or issues in their classrooms.

Notes

N.M. Code R. § 6.29.11.11
Adopted by New Mexico Register, Volume XXXIII, Issue 04, February 22, 2022, eff. 2/22/2022

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