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1st Grade for Social Sciences
Social Sciences (2011)
It is essential that these standards be addressed in contexts that promote Social Science Analysis, civic responsibility, understanding global relationships, enhanced communication, making connections between the past, present and future, and the ability to evaluate historical and contemporary issues.
Relate significant events and eras in local, state, United States, and world history to past and present issues and developments.
1.1. Describe how people live in the community.
1.2. Compare the ways people lived in the community in the past with the way they live in the present.
1.3. Identify American songs and symbols.
1.4. Identify people and events observed in national celebrations and holidays.
Use multiple perspectives, primary sources, context, and reasoning skills to understand the significance of events, people, ideas and institutions.
1.5. Use terms related to time to sequentially order events that have occurred.
1.6. Describe how clocks and calendars are used to measure time.
1.7. Develop and analyze a simple timeline of important events.
1.8. Identify and compare historical fact and fiction in folktales and legends.
Understand and use geographic skills and concepts to interpret contemporary and historical issues.
1.9. Describe ways people celebrate their diverse cultural heritages in the community.
1.10. Locate and identify important places in the community
(school, library, fire department, etc.).
1.11. Explain how seasonal changes influence activities in school and community.
1.12. Give examples of local natural resources and describe how people use them.
Civics and Government
Understand and apply knowledge about governmental and political systems, and the rights and responsibilities of citizens.
1.13. Describe the responsibilities of leaders.
1.14. Describe the responsibilities of team members.
1.15. Demonstrate the ability to be both a leader and team member.
1.16. Identify the United States and Oregon flags and other symbols.
1.17. Identify and describe significant holidays.
Understand economic concepts and principles and how available resources are allocated in a market and other economies. Understand and apply knowledge and skills to manage one’s financial resources effectively for lifetime financial security.
1.18. Explain how personal saving and spending can be used to meet short-term financial goals.
1.19. Identify sources of income (e.g., gifts, borrowing, allowance, work wages).
Social Science Analysis
Design and implement strategies to research for reliable information, analyze issues, explain perspectives, and resolve issues using the social sciences.
1.20. Identify cause-and-effect relationships.
1.21. Identify an issue or problem that can be studied.