State Standards - Social Studies

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Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3
Standard 5.0 History: Students will use historical thinking skills to understand how individuals and events have changed society over time. Standard 5.0 History: Students will use historical thinking skills to understand how individuals and events have changed society over time. Standard 5.0 History: Students will use historical thinking skills to understand how individuals and events have changed society over time.
A. Individuals and Societies Change Over Time A. Individuals and Societies Change Over Time A. Individuals and Societies Change Over Time
1. Examine differences between past and present time
1. Examine differences between past and present time
1. Examine differences between past and present time
a. Use terms related to time to order events sequentially that have occurred in the school
a. Develop a personal timeline in each students' life
a. Develop a timeline of events in the community
b. Classify events as belonging to past or present
b. Describe the relationship among events in a variety of timelines
b. Explain the relationship among events in a variety of timelines
2. Compare people and objects of today and long ago
2. Describe people, places and artifacts of today and long ago
2. Investigate how people lived in the past using a variety of primary and secondary sources
a. Construct meaning from informational text and text features about the past
a. Gather and interpret information about the past from informational sources and biographies
a. Collect and examine information about people, places, or events of the past using pictures, photographs, maps, audio or visual tapes, and or documents
b. Collect and examine photographs of the past and compare with current photographs of similar images, such as old photographs of the school and community
b. Collect and examine photographs of the past and compare with similar, current images, such as, photographs of modes of transportation and communication
b. Compare family life in the local community by considering jobs, communication, and transportation
B. Emergence, Expansion and Changes in Nations and Empires B. Emergence, Expansion and Changes in Nations and Empires B. Emergence, Expansion and Changes in Nations and Empires
C. Conflict between Ideas and Institutions C. Conflict between Ideas and Institutions C. Conflict between Ideas and Institutions
 

 

MSDE has developed a toolkit for these standards which can be found online at: http://mdk12.org/instruction/curriculum/social_studies/vsc_toolkit.html.

 

Date: 1/27/2015