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Where Did "The Eagle Has Landed" Come From?/Your Space Place

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Social Studies


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In this video from PBSLearningMedia, students learn the Apollo Program got us to the moon! Apollo Elementary is one of the many schools in Brevard County with a space-related name. The history of the mission is very important to the school and to the space coast. 

    Social Studies (2010) Grade(s): 1


    Identify contributions of diverse significant figures that influenced the local community and state in the past and present. (Alabama)

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    • understand
    • identify
    • distinguish
    • leaders
    • significant figures
    • contributions
    • contributor
    • state
    • past
    • present
    • roles


    Students know:
    • The important contributions citizens make in their local community and state.
    • Vocabulary: leaders, significant figures, contributions, contributor, state, past, present, roles


    Students are able to:
    • Read and comprehend the role of a contributor.
    • Understand how contributions affect the local community and state.


    Students understand that:
    • There were important contributions by significant figures, such as Admiral Raphael Semmes and Emma Sansom, who influence the local community and Alabama from the past and in the present.
    Social Studies (2010) Grade(s): 2


    Identify national historical figures and celebrations that exemplify fundamental democratic values, including equality, justice, and responsibility for the common good.

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    • historic figures (male and female)
    • celebrations
    • exemplify
    • democratic values
    • recognize
    • founding fathers
    • significance
    • national holidays
    • American symbols
    • monuments


    Students know:
    • Fundamental democratic values including equality, justice, and responsibility for the common good.
    • The names and significance of national historic figures, both male and female.
    • The significance of national holidays and the relationship of each to democratic values.
    • The history and significance of American symbols and monuments.
    • Vocabulary: democratic values, equality, justice, responsibility, common good, founding father, national holiday, American symbol, monument


    Students are able to:
    • Identify national historic figures and celebrations.
    • Identify the ways historic figures and celebrations exemplify fundamental democratic values.
    • Recognize our country's founding fathers and other historic male figures.
    • Recognize historic female figures.
    • Describe national holidays, including the significance of each and the democratic values associated with each.
    • Identify American symbols and monuments and describe the history and significance of each.


    Students understand that:
    • There is an importance and impact of national historic figures and celebrations.
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