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Topic: Social groups 

Behavioral Studies

 Standard 2.  Understands various meanings of social group, general implications of group membership, and different ways that groups function
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 4.Knows that people tend to live in families and communities in which individuals have different roles
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that people tend to live in families in which individuals have different roles
     2.Knows that people tend to live in communities in which individuals have different roles
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 1.Understands that people often like or dislike other people because of membership in or exclusion from a particular social group
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that people often like or dislike other people because of membership in a particular social group
     2.Understands that people often like or dislike other people because of exclusion from a particular social group
   Benchmark 8.Understands that "social group" has many meanings (e.g., any set of people who regularly spend time together for any reason; groups classified according to region or occupation such as Southerners or blue-collar workers; groups that people formally and deliberately join or are assigned to such as sororities, military units, scouts, street gangs, or the Shriners)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that a "social group" is any set of people who regularly spend time together for any reason
     2.Knows that "social groups" may be classified according to region or occupation such as Southerners or blue-collar workers
     3.Knows that "social groups" may be groups that people formally and deliberately join such as sororities, military units, scouts, street gangs, or the Shriners