Social Studies - 2019-20

K.3 - Change Over Time

The student will sequence events in the past and present and begin to recognize that things change over time.

Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

  • Places and people change over time.
  • Customs and traditions help us remember the past.

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

Everyday life today is different from everyday life long ago.

Stories and people can describe events from the past.

ESSENTIALS

Terms to know

  • past: Something that has already happened
  • present: What is happening now

Information about events and traditions of the past is gained through the study of Thanksgiving; Martin Luther King, Jr., Day; George Washington Day (Presidents’ Day); and Independence Day (Fourth of July).

Events and traditions can be placed in chronological order to show change over time.

Descriptions of life in the past and in the present can be shared by people through pictures and stories and can show how communities change over time.

KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 14, 2019