GEOGRAPHY: Physical and Cultural Systems
Students develop a spatial understanding of Earth's surface and the processes that shape it, the connections between people and places, and the relationship between man and his environment.
CIVICS: Citizenship and Government
Students develop an understanding of the structure and purposes of government, the foundations of the American democratic system, and the role of the United States in the world, while learning about the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.
ECONOMICS: Interdependence and Decision Making
Students develop an understanding of fundamental economic concepts as they apply to the interdependence and decision making of individuals, households, businesses, and governments in the United States and the world.
HISTORY: Time, Continuity, and Change
Students develop a sense of historical time and historical perspective as they study the history of their community, state, nation, and world.
FROM: Louisiana Social Studies Content Standards, Page 9, May 22, 1997