Social Studies - 2018-19

K.2 - Events and People

The student will recognize that history describes events and people from other times and places by

a) identifying examples of historical events, stories, and legends that describe the development of the local community; and

b) identifying people who helped establish and lead the local community over time. 

Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

  • Places and people change over time.
  • Every person is important and special.
  • One person can make a difference.

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

History relates events that have already happened.

History teaches us about the interesting lives of people long ago.

Localities in Virginia recognize people who helped establish and lead the local community over time. 

ESSENTIALS

Terms to know

  • history: Events that have already happened
  • community: A place where people live, work, and play

Each local community has a unique history that includes stories and legends that have developed over time.

Localities recognize people who contributed to the development of the community over time.

Local schools and divisions may determine community-related events, stories, legends, and people to be studied.

KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 18, 2018