Explain how a question represents key ideas in the field.
Explain points of agreement experts have about interpretations and applications of disciplinary concepts and ideas associated with a compelling question.
Explain points of agreement experts have about interpretations and applications of disciplinary concepts and ideas associated with a supporting question.
Explain how the relationship between supporting questions and compelling questions is mutually reinforcing.
Determine the kinds of sources that will be helpful in answering compelling and supporting questions, taking into consideration multiple points of views represented in the sources.
Examine the origins, purposes, and impact of constitutions, laws, treaties, and international agreements.
Explain the influence of changes in interest rates on borrowing and investing.
Use appropriate data to evaluate the state of employment, unemployment, inflation, total production, income, and economic growth in the economy.
Explain ways in which money facilitates exchange by reducing transactional costs.
Analyze the role of innovation and entrepreneurship in a market economy.
Explain how external benefits and costs influence market outcomes.
Describe the roles of institutions such as corporations, non-profits, and labor unions in a market economy.
Analyze the ways in which cultural and environmental characteristics vary among various regions of the world.
Explain how the relationship between the environmental characteristics of places and production of goods influences the spatial patterns of world trade.
Explain how cultural patterns and economic decisions influence environments and the daily lives of people in both nearby and distant places.
Analyze the combinations of cultural and environmental characteristics that make places both similar to and different from other places.
Explain how the physical and human characteristics of places and regions are connected to human identities and cultures.
Analyze how relationships between humans and environments extend or contract spatial patterns of settlement and movement.
Gather relevant information from multiple sources while using the origin, authority, structure, context, and corroborative value of the sources to guide the selection.
Present adaptations of arguments and explanations on topics of interest to others to reach audiences and venues outside the classroom using print and oral technologies (e.g., posters, essays, letters, debates, speeches, reports, and maps) and digital technologies (e.g., Internet, social media, and digital documentary).