West Virginia Next Generation Content Standards and Objectives for Social Studies — Grade K


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SS.K.C.1

develop an understanding of citizenship and patriotism through a variety of experiences

SS.K.C.2

participate in a role play to resolve disputes, demonstrate tolerance and acceptance of others and their ideas

SS.K.C.3

investiage the needs for rules in their environment, create a set of classroom rules and explore the consequences for not following the rules

SS.K.C.4

investiage the leadership roles within their families, classrooms and schools and demonstrate their understanding through activities such as role play and classroom jobs

SS.K.E.1

investigate occupations within the school and the local community

SS.K.E.2

discover the basic needs of people (e.g. shelter, food, clothing, etc) and give examples of each

SS.K.E.3

investage the exchange of goods and services(e.g. money, bartering, trading, etc)

SS.K.E.4

distinguish between wants and needs

SS.K.G.1

construct a simple map of a familiar area (e.g. classroom, school, home, etc)

SS.K.G.2

identify the differences between bodies of water and land masses on maps and globes, demonstrating directions (e.g. left/right, up/down, near/far, and above/under) using global information systems

SS.K.G.3

compare and contrast the ways humns adapt based on seasons and weather

SS.K.G.4

explore simmilarities and differences of life in the city (urban) and country (rural).

SS.K.G.5

investigate the need for symbols in daily life (e.g., exit, stop signs, school zone, stop light, etc.).

SS.K.H.CL1.1

illustrate personal history.

SS.K.H.CL1.2

explore the history of the school and give examples of significant sites and people

SS.K.H.CL1.3

investigate the past and explore the differences in other people, time and cultures through stories of people, heroes, pictures, songs, holidays, customs, traditions or legends.

SS.K.H.CL1.4

explore time, places, people and events in relationship to student's own life

SS.K.WV.1

investigate state symbols, celebration, holidays and prominent West Virginians.

SS.K.WV.2

identify the shape of West Virginia.

SS.K.WV.3

track the weather and illustrate West Virginia's climate.

SS.K.WV.4

recognize their personal community name.

SS.K.WV.5

compare and contrast the past and present lifestyle of West Virginians.