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

Locate and use information from print and nonprint sources. 

Use resource materials. 

Gather, classify, and interpret information. 

Collect and record information.

Distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information. 

Identify and locate features on a map and globe. 

Locate places on maps, using a simple letter-number grid system. 

Identify and locate continents, oceans, and major features on maps and globes. 

Draw maps of familiar areas. 

Make and explain bar and pie graphs. 

Draw maps of familiar objects or areas. 

Construct and explain simple charts. 

Draw conclusion and make generalizations about data. 

Make decisions. 

Explain cause-and-effect relationships. 

Compare and contrast differing sets of ideas, values, personalities, behaviors, and institutions. 

Differentiate between points of view by self and others. 

Participate in groups and democratic society. 

Make generalizations about data. 

Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

Unit 1- Good Citizens
(approximately 15 days)
3.10 - The Purpose of Rules and Laws -- Our Class, School, and Community, and Nation
3.11 a,d - Everyone Has Rights; Everyone Can Serve Their Community

Unit 2- The Americas
(approximately 30 days)
3.12 - Every Individual Is Important in Our Diverse Society - Class, School, City, Country
3.11b - Contributions of Important Americans
3.3 - Exploring the Americas
3.5 - Locating Places on the Map
BENCHMARK ASSESSMENT CUTOFF

Ongoing Performance Assessment
Civics

Unit 3- Greece
3.5 a,b,e - Locating Greece on the Map
3.1 - Contributions of Ancient Greece
3.4 - Physical and Human Geography of Ancient Greece
3.7 - The Economies of Ancient Greece
3.8 - Specialization and Trade
3.9 - Economic Choice and Opportunity Cost
3.6 - Reading and Constructing Maps (Tables, Graphs, and Charts)

Special Day
3.11c - Veterans Day

Ongoing Performance Assessment
Greece

Unit 4- Rome
3.5 a,b,e - Locating Rome on the Map
3.1 - Contributions of Ancient Rome
3.4 - Physical and Human Geography of Ancient Rome
3.7 - The Economies of Ancient Rome
3.8 - Specialization and Trade
3.9 - Economic Choice and Opportunity Cost
3.6 - Reading and Constructing Maps (Tables, Graphs, and Charts)

Ongoing Performance Assessment
Rome

Unit 5- Mali
3.5 a,b,e - Locating Mali on the Map
3.2 - West African Empire of Mali
3.4 - Physical and Human Geography of the West African Empire of Mali
3.7 - The Economies of West African Empire of Mali
3.8 - Specialization and Trade
3.9 - Economic Choice and Opportunity Cost
3.6 - Reading and Constructing Maps (Tables, Graphs, and Charts)

Special Day
3.11c - Memorial Day

Ongoing Performance Assessment
Mali

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ELL PreK-5 Standards | Standards/Curriculum Framework (2008)