KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CORE STANDARDS


LESSON PLANS FOLLOW THESE STANDARDS. (These are listed as a starting point for your needs!)

Kentucky Department of Education:

Kentucky Core Academic Standards– Social Studies – Primary:

 

Big Idea: Government and Civics

2.14 Students understand the democratic principles of justice, equality, responsibility, and freedom

and apply them to real-life situations.

2.15 Students can accurately describe various forms of government and analyze issues that relate to

the rights and responsibilities of citizens in a democracy.

 

Big Idea: Cultures and Societies

2.16 Students observe, analyze, and interpret human behaviors, social groupings, and institutions to

better understand people and the relationships among individuals and among groups.

 

Big Idea: Economics

Academic Expectations

2.18 Students understand economic principles and are able to make economic decisions that have

consequences in daily living

 

Big Idea: Geography

2.19 Students recognize and understand the relationship between people and geography and apply

their knowledge in real-life situations.

 

Big Idea: Historical Perspective

2.20 Students understand, analyze, and interpret historical events, conditions, trends, and issues to

develop historical perspective.

 

SECONDARY:

 

Kentucky Core Academic Standards – Social Studies – Eighth Grade

 

Big Idea: Government and Civics

2.14 Students understand the democratic principles of justice, equality, responsibility, and freedom

and apply them to real-life situations.

2.15 Students can accurately describe various forms of government and analyze issues that relate to

the rights and responsibilities of citizens in a democracy

 

Big Idea: Cultures and Societies

2.16 Students observe, analyze, and interpret human behaviors, social groupings, and institutions to

better understand people and the relationships among individuals and among groups.

 

Big Idea: Economics

2.18 Students understand economic principles and are able to make economic decisions that have

consequences in daily living

 

Big Idea: Geography

2.19 Students recognize and understand the relationship between people and geography and apply

their knowledge in real-life situations.

 

Big Idea: Historical Perspective

2.20 Students understand, analyze, and interpret historical events, conditions, trends, and issues to

develop historical perspective.

 

Kentucky Core Academic Standards – Social Studies – High School

 

Big Idea: Government and Civics

2.14 Students understand the democratic principles of justice, equality, responsibility, and freedom

and apply them to real-life situations.

2.15 Students can accurately describe various forms of government and analyze issues that relate to

the rights and responsibilities of citizens in a democracy

 

Big Idea: Cultures and Societies

2.16 Students observe, analyze, and interpret human behaviors, social groupings, and institutions to

better understand people and the relationships among individuals and among groups

 

Big Idea: Economics

2.18 Students understand economic principles and are able to make economic decisions that have

consequences in daily living.

 

Big Idea: Geography

2.19 Students recognize and understand the relationship between people and geography and apply

their knowledge in real-life situations.

 

Big Idea: Historical Perspective

2.20 Students understand, analyze, and interpret historical events, conditions, trends, and issues to

develop historical perspective.

 

A research grant to study slavery and the Underground Railroad in Kentucky inspired, "A Promise Moon." I alluded to, or drew inspiration from my findings as I wrote my latest novel which is set during the Civil War. RESEARCH FINDINGS

Return to "A Promise Moon."

 

 


 
     




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