First Grade History and Social Studies

General Information

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Activity
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Pacing and Scope & Sequence Suffolk Public Schools Pacing and Scope & Sequence Documents
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Our World Then and Now Available to students, parents and staff. Password has recently changed. New login information available from classroom teachers.
1st Grade Refrigerator Cards Refrigerator card for SOL home review
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Virginia Department of Ed Standards and SOL-based Instructional Resources
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VDOE SOL Resources VDOE Recommended Resources
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Primary Source Learning Work with images of real documents to question, think and gather knowledge
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Rockingham County Public Schools Social Studies kindergarten resources
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Prince William County Suggested Activities Contains suggested activities for each objective
Connecting Books to SOL's A database of over 2,000 works of literature and their connection to the Virginia Standards of Learning
Zoom into Maps This activity introduces historical maps from the American Memory collections.




1.1 The student will interpret information presented in picture timelines to show sequence of events and will distinguish among past, present, and future.

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Activity
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Classify It! Past or present review
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Past and Present Poster Set Use as a poster, foldable or interactive notes
Long Ago vs. Today Venn Diagram using pictures to compare long ago to today

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1.2 The student will describe the stories of American leaders and their contributions to our country, with emphasis on George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington Carver, and Eleanor Roosevelt.

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Activity
Description
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Famous American Poster Set Use as a poster, foldable or interactive notes
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Famous American Songs Review famous americans
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American Leaders Guided discussion of essential knowledge
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Famous American Scrapbook Created by students - a summary of my favorite famous Americans
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Abraham Lincoln View the movie in the middle of the page
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George Washington View the movie in the middle of the page
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Eleanore Roosevelt, Olivia's Friend Lesson Plan for Olivia Saves the Circus
Two Famous Presidents Sorting activity that compares George Washington and Abraham Lincoln

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1.3 The student will discuss the lives of people associated with Presidents’ Day, Columbus Day, and the events of Independence Day (Fourth of July).

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Activity
Description
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Past and Present Poster Set Use as a poster, foldable or interactive notes

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1.4 The student will develop map skills by a) recognizing basic map symbols, including references to land, water, cities, and roads; b) using cardinal directions on maps; c) identifying the shapes of the United States and Virginia on maps and globes; d) locating Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, and Richmond, the capital of Virginia, on a United States map.

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Activity
Description
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Geography Poster Set Use as a poster, foldable or interactive notes
Use a Compass Rose Practice using a compass rose
Maps and Symbols Review key concepts
Maps and Directions Review key concepts
Map Globe Review Game Gameshow review game
VA and US Maps Review key concepts
Map Activity Create a community map using basic map symbols

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1.5 The student will construct a simple map of a familiar area, using basic map symbols in the map legend.

Type
Activity
Description
Can You Read a Map? Use the map to answer the questions
Where is Japan? Resource for teaching map skills and cardinal directions

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1.6 The student will describe how the location of his/her community, climate, and physical surroundings affect the way people live, including their food, clothing, shelter, transportation, and recreation.

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Activity
Description
Weather Conditions and Climate Interactive activity
Seasons Drag the pictures to the correct season

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1.7 The student will explain the difference between goods and services and describe how people are consumers and producers of goods and services.

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Activity
Description
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Goods and Services Sort Goods and services sort
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The Lemonade Stand Review key concepts
Economics Review Review the key concepts and take the quiz.
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Goods & Services Wants & Needs Review key concepts
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Wants & Needs Quiz Identify the wants and needs
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Goods and Services Sort Make a matching game or cut and paste sort
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Wants & Needs Sort Click and drag the wants and needs
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Goods and Services Drag and drop to the correct circle
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What's My Job? Drag and drop the worker on the correct job
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Needs and Wants Reviews essential knowledge

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1.8 The student will explain that people make choices because they cannot have everything they want.

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Activity
Description
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Which is the Smartest Buy? Find the best buy and drag it to your shopping cart
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Smart or Not Smart Make choices about spending money

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1.9 The student will recognize that people save money for the future to purchase goods and services.

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Activity
Description
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Economics Poster Set Use as a poster, foldable or interactive notes
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Business Buddies Lisa and Drew need money for a trip. What will they do?

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1.10 The student will apply the traits of a good citizenship.

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Activity
Description
Citizenship Study Guide Information and quizzes
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Citizenship Essential knowledge
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Cindy the Citizen Crab Cindy the Crab visits the police station and learns some things about good citizenship

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1.11 The student will recognize the symbols and traditional practices that honor and foster patriotism in the United States.

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Activity
Description
American Symbols Game Matching game

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1.12 The student will recognize that communities in Virginia a) have local governments; b) benefit from people who volunteer in their communities; c) include people who have diverse ethnic origins, customs, and traditions, who make contributions to their communities, and who are united as Americans by common principles.

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Review

Type
Activity
Description
Jeopardy Review Gameshow format review
1st Grade Review Review activity using the Interwrite Crickets
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Worksheet Generator Free printable worksheets
Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Review activity Gameshow format review
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Question Packet Question and Answer Packet

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Interwrite
Interwrite Crickets
Inspiration

Kidspiration

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Publisher
QuizNet
Research Activity
SMARTBoard

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Webquest

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