Social Studies - 2019-20
1.2c - Life in Virginia Today
The student will demonstrate knowledge of Virginia history by describing important events and people in the history of the Commonwealth, including
c) life in Virginia today, including food, clothing, shelter, transportation, and recreation.
Places and people change over time.
Every person is important and special.
One person can make a difference.
Knowing what people did in the past can help us make good decisions today.
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
environment has affected the way people interact with their surroundings.
- foods they eat
- clothing they wear
- types of houses they build.
Communities in Virginia use various types of transportation to meet their needs.
The geography of Virginia affects how people travel from one place to another and determines what is available for recreation.