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South Carolina's First Grade Standards

SC.1-1. Standard / Course—Foundations of Social Studies:
Families

The student will demonstrate an understanding of how families interact with their environment both locally and globally.

  • 1-1.1. Knowledge And Skills / Essential Question:

    Identify a familiar area of the neighborhood or local community on a simple map, using the legend and basic map symbols.

  • 1-1.2. Knowledge And Skills / Essential Question:

    Compare schools and neighborhoods that are located in different settings around the world.

  • 1-1.3. Knowledge And Skills / Essential Question:

    Identify various natural resources (e.g., water, animals, plants, minerals) around the world.

  • 1-1.4. Knowledge And Skills / Essential Question:

    CCompare the ways that people use land and natural resources in different settings around the world.

  • Social Studies Literacy Skills for the Twenty-First Century:

    1. Recognize maps, mental maps, and geographic models as representations of spatial relationships.
    2. Find and describe the locations and conditions of places.
    3. Interpret information from a variety of social studies resources.(1-1)
    (1-1)Social studies resources include the following: texts, calendars, timelines, maps, mental maps, charts, tables, graphs, flow charts, diagrams, photographs, illustrations, paintings, cartoons, architectural drawings, documents, letters, censuses, artifacts, models, geographic models, aerial photographs, satellite-produced images, and geographic information systems.
  • SC.1-2. Standard / Course—Foundations of Social Studies: Families

    The student will demonstrate an understanding of how government functions and how government affects families.

    • 1-2.1. Knowledge And Skills / Essential Question:

      Explain the making and enforcing of laws as a basic function of government.

    • 1-2.2. Knowledge And Skills / Essential Question:

      Summarize the concept of authority and give examples of people in authority, including school officials, public safety officers, and government officials.

    • 1-2.3. Knowledge And Skills / Essential Question:

      Illustrate ways that government affects the lives of individuals and families, including taxation that provides services such as public education and health, roads, and security.

    • 1-2.4. Knowledge And Skills / Essential Question:

      Summarize the possible consequences of an absence of government.

    • Social Studies Literacy Skills for the Twenty-First Century:

      1. Interpret information from a variety of social studies resources.(1-2)
      2. Identify his or her place in the family, school, and community.
      3. Practice responsible citizenship within his or her school, community, and state.
      4. Identify political, social, and economic institutions that affect the student, the school, and the community.
      (1-2)Social studies resources include the following: texts, calendars, timelines, maps, mental maps, charts, tables, graphs, flow charts, diagrams, photographs, illustrations, paintings, cartoons, architectural drawings, documents, letters, censuses, artifacts, models, geographic models, aerial photographs, satellite-produced images, and geographic information systems.
  • SC.1-3. Standard / Course—Foundations of Social Studies: Families

    The student will demonstrate an understanding of the principles of American democracy and the role of citizens in upholding those principles.

    • 1-3.1. Knowledge And Skills / Essential Question:

      Describe the fundamental principles of American democracy, including respect for the rights, opinions, and property of others; fair treatment for all; and respect for the rules by which we live.

    • 1-3.2. Knowledge And Skills / Essential Question:

      Identify ways that all citizens can serve the common good, including serving as public officials and participating in the election process.

    • 1-3.3. Knowledge And Skills / Essential Question:

      Summarize the contributions to democracy that have been made by historic and political figures in the United States, including Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Dorothea Dix, Frederick Douglass, Mary McLeod Bethune, and Franklin D. Roosevelt.

    • Social Studies Literacy Skills for the Twenty-First Century:

      1. Distinguish between past, present, and future time.
      2. Interpret information from a variety of social studies resources.(1-3)
      3. Demonstrate responsible citizenship within the school and the community.
      (1-3)Social studies resources include the following: texts, calendars, timelines, maps, mental maps, charts, tables, graphs, flow charts, diagrams, photographs, illustrations, paintings, cartoons, architectural drawings, documents, letters, censuses, artifacts, models, geographic models, aerial photographs, satellite-produced images, and geographic information systems.
  • SC.1-4. Standard / Course—Foundations of Social Studies: Families

    The student will demonstrate an understanding of how individuals, families, and communities live and work together in America and around the world.

    • 1-4.1. Knowledge And Skills / Essential Question:

      Illustrate different elements of community life, including typical jobs; the interdependence of family, school, and the community; and the common methods of transportation and communication.

    • 1-4.2. Knowledge And Skills / Essential Question:

      Compare the daily lives of families together in America and across the world, including the roles of family members; typical food, clothing, and shelter; and the ways that families earn a living.

    • 1-4.3. Knowledge And Skills / Essential Question:

      Identify the ways that families and communities in America and around the world cooperate and compromise with one another in order to obtain goods and services to meet their needs and wants.

    • 1-4.4. Knowledge And Skills / Essential Question:

      Explain the concept of scarcity and the way it forces individuals and families to make choices about which goods and services they can obtain.

    • Social Studies Literacy Skills for the Twenty-First Century:

      1. Identify political, social, and economic institutions that affect the student, the school, and the community.
      2. Identify his or her place in the family, school, and community.
      3. Explain the importance of the connection between education and success in life.
      4. Identify cause-and-effect relationships.
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