Illinois Learning Standards
Stage B - Social Science
Social Science Classroom Assessments Aligned to the Illinois Learning Standards
The assessments are coded according to standard and stage. Example: 14A.B is aligned to standard 14A, Stage B (second grade). Sample student work, when available, will follow the assessment. Items indicated with (U) address United States history; (W) address world history.
Keep a journal for one week recording the rules followed at school and in the community.
Draw a picture of the president of the United States and a leader or official from their community, and describe the duties of the officials in a sentence.
Make a three-column chart to list and categorize goods and services families use, and products that come from another country.
Draw an example of a producer making a product and a consumer using that product.
Draw a picture of a trade that happened in the past on a two-frame paper and write at least one sentence explaining the reason the trade was made.
Make a two-frame drawing indicating goods in one frame and services in the other frame.
Create a personal timeline.
Draw a picture of one local historical monument or place and describe why it is important to the community.
Draw a picture of a world political figure from the past and write at least one sentence on the accomplishment of that person.
Draw pictures illustrating a tradition and custom that originated in another country that is practiced in the community and write at least one sentence comparing the two traditions/customs.
Complete a comparison chart comparing and contrasting two stories that explain natural features or occurrences.
Create a three-dimensional model of simple physical features of Earth and locate those features on a map.
Create a two-frame collage showing how people use the environment to meet their needs and write an explanation of how the student shows respect for the environment.
Draw pictures of an area of the school grounds four times during the school year showing seasonal changes and write a paragraph telling about what changes occurred during the school year.
Draw a picture of a form of technology and place it on a timeline.
Complete a family tree chart and list one decision made in their family that does not please all family members.