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Together When Apart: Week 2 Illinois Social Studies Standards



Summary


In this weekly inquiry, students examine codes used in history, from the Culper Spy Ring to the use of Morse Code. Throughout the week, they'll use their learning to develop their own code to communicate with friends near and far.

Illinois State Social Studies Standards


K-2

  • SS.IS.3.K-2. Gather information from one or two sources with guidance and support from adults and/or peers.

  • SS.H.3.2. Explain how different kinds of historical sources (such as written documents, objects, artistic works, and oral accounts) can be used to study the past.

3-5

  • SS.H.3.1. Compare perspectives of people in the past to those of people in the present.

  • SS.H.3.2. Explain how different kinds of historical sources (such as written documents, objects, artistic works, and oral accounts) can be used to study the past.

6-8

  • SS.H.2.6-8.MC. Analyze how people’s perspectives influenced what information is available in the historical sources they created.