These standards are drawn from "Content Knowledge," a compilation of content standards and benchmarks for K-12 curriculum by McRel (Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning) at "new" http://www.mcrel.org/standards-benchmarks/.
Civics, Standard 14: Understands issues concerning the disparities between ideals and reality in American political and social life
Civics, Standard 20: Understands the formation and implementation of public policy
Economics, Standard 2: Understands characteristics of different economic systems, economic institutions and economic incentives
Language Arts, Standard 1: Uses the general skills and strategies of the writing process
Language Arts, Standard 9: Uses viewing skills and strategies to understand and interpret visual media
U.S. History, Standard 31: Understands economic, social and cultural developments in the contemporary United States