Academic Standard: Grade Level or Course

Second Grade: Life in the United States
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Set: 
Social Studies (2014-2019)
Type: 
Grade Level or Course — Grade Level
Code: 
2
Grade range: 
No grade range
Groupings:
Educational Division = Primary Education
Second grade students will learn about government and civics, economics, geography, and history by studying more about who they are as Americans. The chief purpose of this course is to help students understand their identity as American citizens and how our nation operates. They will examine the geography of the United States and its national symbols and landmarks. Students will explore the structure and purpose of government at the local, state, and national levels, and the responsibilities, rights, and privileges of the citizens of the United States. Second grade students will acquire a common understanding of American history, its political principles, and its system of government in order to prepare them for responsible participation in our schools and civic life.
 
Elements within this Grade Level or Course
 
Subject
 
Culture
 
Economics
 
Geography
 
Government and Civics
 
History