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OUSD K-12 History / Social Studies Standards
MODEl UNlT FOR GRADE 12 CONSTITUTION & THE BILL OF RIGHTS
Sample Question: Bill of Rights Individual rights vs society's needs
Where do you draw the line?

Grade 12 Topics | Grade 12 : OUSD Sample Assignments |  Grade 12 OUSD Model Unit

I. GOVERNEMENT : CONSTITUTION & THE BILL OF RIGHTS

" Demonstrate an understanding of the Constitution's principles and concepts.

VI.. ECONOMICS : FUNDIMENTAL ECONOMIC CONCEPTS

" Understand the basic economic concept of scarcity and the resulting choices that societies must make.

II. GOVERNEMENT : THE COURTS

" Describe the role of the courts as a major element in the governmental process.

VII. ECONOMICS : COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC SYSTEMS

" Identify alternatives to the market system and understand how these systems differ.

III. GOVERNEMENT : LEGISLATURE & EXECUTIVE BRANCHES

" Describe the respective powers, roles, and workings of the legislative and executive branches.

" Explain the election process and voting behavior.

VIII ECONOMICS: MICROECONOMICS

" Understand how supply and demand affect markets.

IV. GOVERNEMENT : FEDERALISM

" Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of federalism (division of power among federal, state, and local governments) and key issues related to them.

IX. ECONOMICS : MACROECONOMICS

" Understand the fiscal policy of the government including taxation and budget.
" Understand monetary policy particularly the role of the Federal Reserve.

V. GOVERNEMENT : CONTEMPORARY ISSUES

" Demonstrate an understanding of the responsibilities of citizenship and the importance of the individual as the basis for civil society in a constitutional republic. Analyze a contemporary world issue, relate it to local, state or national affairs, and discuss it from different viewpoints.
X. ECONOMICS : INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC CONCEPTS

" Understand international trade, including issues about balance of trade, tariffs, and quotas.
Twelfth Grade Skills Based on Standardized Tests

" Understand and interpret opinion polls and campaign ads.
" Read supply and demand curves.
" Read the stock market page.
" Analyze economic data.