West Virginia Next Generation Content Standards and Objectives for Social Studies — Grade 1


Click on any standard to search for aligned resources. This data may be subject to copyright. You may download a CSV of the West Virginia Next Generation Content Standards and Objectives for Social Studies if your intention constitutes fair use.


Plan, assess, and analyze learning aligned to these standards using Kiddom.

Learn more: How Kiddom Empowers Teachers.

SS.1.C.1

model patriotism, cooperation, tolerance and respect for others within schools and community.

SS.1.C.2

create scenarios and role play reflecting the use of rules and laws, their consequences and their value within school and community.

SS.1.C.3

investigate the symbols, icons and traditions of the United States that provide a sense of community across time (eg., Labor Day, Veterans Day, Memorial Day, Pledge of Allegiance, patriotic songs, landmarks, art and literature that demonstrate community tradition, etc.)

SS.1.C.4

apply the process of how leaders are selected and analyze how they influence decisions made in the school and community.

SS.1.C.5

collaborate to identify a community need, propose a variety of solutions and investigate how individuals could participate to solve the problem.

SS.1.E.1

compare and contrast occupations within community.

SS.1.E.2

distinguish between personal needs and wants and the consequences of personal choices.

SS.1.E.3

demonstrate the exchange of goods and services.

SS.1.E.4

explain how individuals and families earn, spend and save money.

SS.1.G.1

reflect and understanding of cardinal directions, map symbols in a legend, geographic landforms (eg., mountains, lakes, rivers), and location by interpreting simple maps.

SS.1.G.2

Describe how climate and location affect the way people live, work and play.

SS.1.G.3

give examples of natural resources and thier uses.

SS.1.G.4

sequence the seasons of the year, months and days of the week.

SS.1.G.5

utilize appropraite global information systems including maps, globes and geographic technology.

SS.1.G.6

locate and identify tne following using a globe and world map: West Virginia, United States, geographic features (eg.,montains, bodies of waters, etc).

SS.1.H.CL1.1

utilize primary source documents and oral accounts to investigate ways commmunities change throughout history.

SS.1.H.CL1.2

examine cultural contributions of families through the use of literature, primary source of documents and oral accounts.

SS.1.H.CL1.3

explore the history of the community and give examples of locally significant site and people.

SS.1.H.CL1.4

illustrate personal history by creating a timeline.

SS.1.WV.1

recognize and recite the state motto and sing the state song.

SS.1.WV.2

investigate the common occupations of people in West Virginia.

SS.1.WV.3

locate Wst Virginia on a United State map.

SS.1.WV.4

locate student's hometown and county on a West Virginia map.

SS.1.WV.5

describe the cultural life of West Virginia as reflected in games, toys and various art forms.