Courses of Study: Social Studies

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Social Studies (2010)
Grade(s): 1
Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State
All Resources: 7
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 7
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
1.) Construct daily schedules, calendars, and timelines.

•  Using vocabulary associated with time, including past, present, and future
Social Studies (2010)
Grade(s): 1
Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State
All Resources: 7
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 7
Multimedia: 0
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2.) Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the local community and state.

•  Describing how rules in the community and laws in the state protect citizens' rights and property
•  Describing ways, including paying taxes, responsible citizens contribute to the common good of the community and state
•  Demonstrating voting as a way of making choices and decisions
Social Studies (2010)
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Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State
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3.) Recognize leaders and their roles in the local community and state. (Alabama)

•  Describing roles of public officials, including mayor and governor (Alabama)
•  Identifying on a map Montgomery as the capital of the state of Alabama (Alabama)
Social Studies (2010)
Grade(s): 1
Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State
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Lesson Plans: 10
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4.) Identify contributions of diverse significant figures that influenced the local community and state in the past and present. (Alabama)

Example: Admiral Raphael Semmes' and Emma Sansom's roles during the Civil War (Alabama)

Social Studies (2010)
Grade(s): 1
Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State
All Resources: 12
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 12
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5.) Identify historical events and celebrations within the local community and throughout Alabama. (Alabama)

Examples: Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee, Mardi Gras, Boll Weevil Festival, Montgomery Bus Boycott, Black History Month (Alabama)

•  Differentiating between fact and fiction when sharing stories or retelling events using primary and secondary sources
Example: fictional version of Pocahontas compared to an authentic historical account

Social Studies (2010)
Grade(s): 1
Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State
All Resources: 19
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 18
Multimedia: 1
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6.) Compare ways individuals and groups in the local community and state lived in the past to how they live today. (Alabama)

•  Identifying past and present forms of communication
Examples: past—letter, radio, rotary-dial telephone

present—e-mail, television, cellular telephone

•  Identifying past and present types of apparel
•  Identifying past and present types of technology
Examples: past—record player, typewriter, wood-burning stove

present—compact diskette (CD) and digital video diskette (DVD) players, video cassette recorder (VCR), computer, microwave oven

•  Identifying past and present types of recreation
Examples: past—marbles, hopscotch, jump rope

present—video games, computer games

•  Identifying past and present primary sources
Examples: past—letters, newspapers

present—e-mail, Internet articles

Social Studies (2010)
Grade(s): 1
Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State
All Resources: 12
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 12
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
7.) Describe how occupational and recreational opportunities in the local community and state are affected by the physical environment. (Alabama)

Examples: occupational—commercial fishing and tourism in Gulf coast areas (Alabama)

recreational—camping and hiking in mountain areas, fishing and waterskiing in lake areas

Social Studies (2010)
Grade(s): 1
Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State
All Resources: 26
Learning Activities: 1
Lesson Plans: 25
Multimedia: 0
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8.) Identify land masses, bodies of water, and other physical features on maps and globes.

•  Explaining the use of cardinal directions and the compass rose
•  Measuring distance using nonstandard units
Example: measuring with pencils, strings, hands, feet

•  Using vocabulary associated with geographical features, including river, lake, ocean, and mountain
Social Studies (2010)
Grade(s): 1
Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State
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9.) Differentiate between natural resources and human-made products.

•  Listing ways to protect our natural resources
Examples: conserving forests by recycling newspapers, conserving energy by turning off lights, promoting protection of resources by participating in activities such as Earth Day and Arbor Day

Social Studies (2010)
Grade(s): 1
Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State
All Resources: 6
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 6
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10.) Describe the role of money in everyday life.

•  Categorizing purchases families make as needs or wants
•  Explaining the concepts of saving and borrowing
•  Identifying differences between buyers and sellers
•  Classifying specialized jobs of workers with regard to the production of goods and services
•  Using vocabulary associated with the function of money, including barter, trade, spend, and save
Social Studies (2010)
Grade(s): 1
Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State
All Resources: 24
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 24
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11.) Identify traditions and contributions of various cultures in the local community and state. (Alabama)

Examples: Kwanzaa, Christmas, Hanukkah, Fourth of July, Cinco de Mayo

Social Studies (2010)
Grade(s): 1
Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State
All Resources: 18
Learning Activities: 0
Lesson Plans: 18
Multimedia: 0
Unit Plans: 0
12.) Compare common and unique characteristics in societal groups, including age, religious beliefs, ethnicity, persons with disabilities, and equality between genders.