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Topic: Types of social institutions 

Behavioral Studies

 Standard 4.  Understands conflict, cooperation, and interdependence among individuals, groups, and institutions
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 6.Knows various forms that institutions take (e.g., religious, social, political)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that an institution may be religious in nature
     2.Knows that an institution may be social in nature
     3.Knows that an institution may be political in nature
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 3.Understands how various institutions (e.g., banks, schools, hospitals, the military) influence people, events, and elements of culture and how people interact with different institutions
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how various institutions influence people
     2.Understands how various institutions influence events
     3.Understands how various institutions influence elements of culture
     4.Knows that banks are a type of institution that can influence people, events, and culture
     5.Knows that schools are a type of institution that can influence people, events, and culture
     6.Knows that hospitals are a type of institution that can influence people, events, and culture
     7.Knows that the military is a type of institution that can influence people, events, and culture
     8.Understands how people interact with different institutions
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 8.Understands how various institutions (e.g., social, religious, political) develop and change over time (i.e., what is taught in school and school policies toward student behavior have changed over the years in response to family and community pressures), and how they further both continuity and change in societies
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how various institutions develop over time
     2.Understands how various institutions change over time
     3.Knows that changing what is taught in school because of family and community pressures is an example of change and development in an institution
     4.Knows that changing school policies toward student behavior because of family and community pressures is an example of change and development in an institution
     5.Understands how change and development in institutions further both continuity and change in societies
   Benchmark 9.Understands how changes in social and political institutions (e.g., church, school, political party) both reflect and affect individuals' career choices, values, and significant actions
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how changes in social institutions reflect individuals’ career choices
     2.Understands how changes in social institutions reflect individuals’ values
     3.Understands how changes in social institutions reflect individuals’ significant actions
     4.Understands how changes in social institutions affect individuals’ career choices
     5.Understands how changes in social institutions affect individuals’ values
     6.Understands how changes in social institutions affect individuals’ significant actions
     7.Knows that church is an example of a social institution
     8.Knows that school is an example of a social institution
     9.Knows that a political party is an example of a political institution