Social Studies lessons should include a content standard and a skills standard.

Skills Standards

The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by
1.1a Using Artifacts, Primary and Secondary sources
1.1b Using Basic Map Skills
1.1c Using Graphs, Charts, and Pictures
1.1d Asking Appropriate Questions
1.1e Comparing and Contrasting
1.1f Cause and Effect
1.1g Making Connections Between Past and Present
1.1h Decision Making
1.1i Good Citizenship
1.1j Fluency in Content Vocabulary and Sources

Content Standards

Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

Unit One – Citizenship
NEW-1.10a-e - Being a Good Citizen in My Class, School, Community, and State
NEW-1.13 - People of Virginia
NEW-1.11 - Symbols, Flags, and Patriotism

Unit Two – Patriotism
NEW-1.12 - Symbols and Traditional Practices of Virginia
NEW-1.10f - Voting

Important Dates
Election Day, Veterans’ Day, and Thanksgiving Day

Unit Three – Virginia History
NEW-1.3a-c - Powhatan, Pocahontas, and Christopher Newport
NEW-1.2a - Jamestown

Unit Four – Maps and Geography
NEW-1.5a-d - Develop Map Skills
NEW-1.6 - Landforms, Climate and Seasons
NEW-1.2c - Life in Virginia Today

Unit Four Continued – Maps and Geography
NEW-1.5e - Develop Map Skills
NEW-1.6 - Landforms, Climate and Seasons
NEW-1.2c - Life in Virginia Today

Unit Five – Important People
NEW-1.4c - Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
NEW-1.2b - George Washington
NEW-1.4a - Presidents’ Day (George Washington Day)

Unit Six – Economics
NEW-1.7 - Goods and Services
NEW-1.3d - Maggie Walker (Banking)
NEW-1.8 - Making Choices
NEW-1.9 - Saving Money

Unit Five – Continued Important People
NEW-1.3e - Arthur R. Ashe, Jr.
NEW-1.10a - Good Sportsmanship

Unit Three – Review Patriotism
NEW-1.4b - Independence Day
NEW-1.2b - Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence
NEW-1.11 - Symbols, Flags, and Patriotism

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