School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Standards: Social Studies, Grade 1

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Peoples of the Nation and World:

Social Studies:

Standard 2.0 Peoples of the Nation and World

Students will understand how people in Maryland, the United States and around the world are alike and different.

Topic

A. Elements of Culture

Indicator

  • 1. Observe and describe ways that people of different cultural backgrounds meet human needs and contribute to the community
Objectives
  1. Observe and describe ways people in their school and community meet human needs for food, clothing, shelter, and other commonalities, such as recreation, music, and stories
  2. Discuss and respect traditions and customs of families in the community

Topic

B. Cultural Diffusion

Indicator

  • 1. Recognize that individuals and groups share and borrow from other cultures
Objective
  1. Identify how families choose to share and borrow traditions from other cultures

Topic

C. Conflict and Compromise

Indicator

  • 1. Explain how groups of people interact
Objective
  1. Describe, discuss, and demonstrate appropriate social skills necessary for working in a cooperative group, such as sharing concern, care, and respect among group members

Date: 1/27/2015