First Grade SS Lessons
Theme: Families Now and Long Ago, Near and Far
Content Statement #1. 1. Time can be divided into categories (e.g., months of the year, past, present and future).
Content Statement #2. Photographs, letters, artifacts and books can be used to learn about the past.
Content Statement #3. The way basic human needs are met has changed over time.
Content Statement #4. Maps can be used to locate and identify places.
Content Statement #5. Places are distinctive because of their physical characteristics (land forms and bodies of water) and human characteristics (structures built by people).
Content Statement #6. Families interact with the physical environment differently in different times and places.
Content Statement #7. Diverse cultural practices address basic human needs in various ways and may change over time.
Content Statement #8. Individuals are accountable for their actions.
Content Statement #9. Collaboration requires group members to respect the rights and opinions of others.
Content Statement #10. Rules exist in different settings. The principles of fairness should guide rules and the consequences for breaking rules.
Content Statement #11. Wants are unlimited and resources are limited. Therefore, people make choices because they cannot have everything they want.
Content Statement #12. People produce and consume goods and services in the community.
Content Statement #13. People trade to obtain goods and services they want.
Content Statement #14. Currency is used as a means of economic exchange.