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

Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

Unit 1 – Good Citizens
Review of Good Citizenship from Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade.
3.10 - The Purpose of Rules and Laws -- Our Class, School, and Community, and Nation
3.11d - How We Can Serve Our Community -- Our Class, School, City, State, and Nation

Unit 2 - Every Individual Can Make a Difference
3.11b - Contributions of Important Americans
3.12 - Every Individual Is Important in Our Diverse Society - Class, School, City, Country
3.11a - Basic Principles of Our Government Apply to Everyone

Ongoing Performance Assessment - Civics
BENCHMARK ASSESSMENT CUTOFF

Unit 3 – Important Events in Our Government and Country
(Tied to Elections and Election Day as they fit with these standards)
3.10 - The Purpose of Rules and Laws -- Our Class, School, and Community, and Nation
3.11c - Veterans Day

Unit 4 – The Basics of Economics
3.7 - The Economies of Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, and the West African Empire of Mali
3.8 - Specialization and Trade
3.9 - Economic Choice and Opportunity Cost

Unit 5 – Exploring the Americas
3.3 - Exploring the Americas
3.5 - Locating Places on the Map

Ongoing Performance Assessment - Economics

Unit 6 – Mapping my World
3.5 - Locating Places on the Map
3.6 - Reading and Constructing Maps (Tables, Graphs, and Charts)

Unit 7 – Ancient Greece
3.1 - Contributions of Ancient Greece, Contributions of Ancient Rome
3.4 - Physical and Human Geography of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome
3.7 - The Economies of Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, and the West African Empire of Mali
BENCHMARK ASSESSMENT CUTOFF

Unit 8 – Ancient Rome
3.1 - Contributions of Ancient Greece, Contributions of Ancient Rome
3.4 - Physical and Human Geography of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome
3.7 - The Economies of Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, and the West African Empire of Mali

Ongoing Performance Assessment - Geography

Unit 9 - Mali
3.2 - West African Empire of Mali
3.4 - Physical and Human Geography of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome
3.7 - The Economies of Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, and the West African Empire of Mali

Special Day
3.11c - Memorial Day

Ongoing Performance Assessment - History

44 Days 35 Days 58 Days 43 Days
ELL PreK-5 Standards | Standards/Curriculum Framework (2008)