Standard 1: Understand the fundamental concepts relevant to the development of a market economy.

General Information
Number: SS.6.E.1
Title: Understand the fundamental concepts relevant to the development of a market economy.
Type: Standard
Subject: Social Studies
Grade: 6
Strand: Economics

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Independent

SS.6.E.1.In.a
Recognize factors that increase the economy, such as new resources, increased productivity, and technology.
SS.6.E.1.In.b
Recognize basic characteristics of trade/barter (traditional) economies.
SS.6.E.1.In.c
Identify economic concepts as they relate to early civilization, such as scarcity, supply and demand, and trade.

Supported

SS.6.E.1.Su.a
Recognize a factor that increases the economy, such as new resources, increased productivity, or technology.
SS.6.E.1.Su.b
Recognize a basic characteristic of trade/barter (traditional) economies.
SS.6.E.1.Su.c
Recognize economic concepts as they relate to early civilization, such as scarcity and trade.

Participatory

SS.6.E.1.Pa.a
Recognize a result of an increase in the production of goods, such as increased productivity.
SS.6.E.1.Pa.b
Recognize that people can purchase or trade desired goods or services.
SS.6.E.1.Pa.c
Recognize the meaning of economic terms, such as buy, sell, or exchange (trade).

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