Delaware Standards for Social Studies — Grade 1


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C.1.K-3a

Students will understand that leaders are sometimes chosen by election, and that elected officials are expected to represent the interests of the people who elected them

C.1.K-3b

Students will understand that positions of authority carry responsibilities and should be respected.

C.2.K-3a

Students will understand that respect for others, their opinions, and their property is a foundation of civil society in the United States

C.3.K-3a

Students will understand that American citizens have distinct rights, responsibilities, and privileges.

C.4.K-3a

Students will demonstrate the skills necessary for participating in a group, including defining an objective, dividing responsibilities, and working cooperatively.

E.1.K-3a

Students will understand that individuals and families with limited resources undertake a wide variety of activities to satisfy their wants.

E.1.K-3b

Students will apply the concept that economic choices require the balancing of costs incurred with benefits received.

E.2.K-3a

Students will understand how barter, money, and other media are employed to facilitate the exchange of resources, goods, and services.

E.3.K-3a

Students will identify human wants and the various resources and strategies which have been used to satisfy them over time.

E.4.K-3a

Students will understand that the exchange of goods and services around the world creates economic interdependence between people in different places.

G.1.K-3a

Students will understand the nature and uses of maps, globes, and other geo-graphics.

G.2.K-3a

Students will distinguish different types of climate and landforms and explain why they occur.

G.3.K-3a

Students will identify types of human settlement, connections between settlements, and the types of activities found in each.

G.4.K-3a

Students will use the concepts of place and region to explain simple patterns of connections between and among places across the country and the world.

H.1.K-3a

Students will use clocks, calendars, schedules, and written records to record or locate events in time.

H.2.K-3a

Students will use artifacts and documents to gather information about the past.

H.3.K-3a

Students will understand that historical accounts are constructed by drawing logical inferences from artifacts and documents.

H.4.K-3a

Students will develop an understanding of the similarities between families now and in the past, including: -- Daily life today and in other times -- Cultural origins of customs and beliefs around the world

H.4.K-3b

Students will develop an awareness of major events and people in United States and Delaware history. -- Who lives here and how did they get here? (immigrants, demographics, ethnic and religious groups) -- Important people in our past -- Different kinds of communities in Delaware and the United States