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South Dakota's First Grade Standards

  • SD.1.US. Goal / Strand: U.S. History

    Students will understand the emergence and development of civilizations and cultures within the United States over time and place.

    • 1.US.1. Indicator / Benchmark:

      Analyze U.S. historical eras to determine connections and cause/effect relationships in reference to chronology.

      • 1.US.1.1. Standard:

        (Application) Students are able to use timelines from birth to present to relate self and family to changes over time.

    • 1.US.2. Indicator / Benchmark:

      Evaluate the influence/impact of various cultures, values, philosophies, and religions on the development of the U.S.

      • 1.US.2.1. Standard:

        (Comprehension) Students are able to connect people and events honored in commemorative holidays.

  • SD.1.W. Goal / Strand: World History

    Students will understand the emergence and development of world civilizations and cultures over time and place.

    • 1.W.1. Indicator / Benchmark:

      Analyze historical eras of world history to determine connections and cause/effect relationships in reference to chronology.

      • 1.W.1.1. Standard:

        Mastery of this indicator does not emerge until third grade.

    • 1.W.2. Indicator / Benchmark:

      Evaluate the interaction of world cultures and civilizations, philosophies, and religions.

      • 1.W.2.1. Standard:

        Mastery of this indicator does not emerge until second grade.

  • SD.1.G. Goal / Strand: Geography

    Students will understand the interrelationships of people, places, and the environment.

    • 1.G.1. Indicator / Benchmark:

      Analyze information from geographic representation, tools, and technology to define location, place, and region.

      • 1.G.1.1. Standard:

        (Application) Students are able to construct a simple map using a map key and at least three symbols.

      • 1.G.1.2. Standard:

        (Application) Students are able to use a picture map to locate an address.

      • 1.G.1.3. Standard:

        (Knowledge) Students are able to identify a continent as a large land mass and an ocean as a large body of water.

  • SD.1.C. Goal / Strand: Civics (Government)

    Students will understand the historical development and contemporary role of governmental power and authority.

    • 1.C.1. Indicator / Benchmark:

      Analyze forms and purposes of government in relationship to the needs of citizens and societies including the impact of historical events, ideals, and documents.

      • 1.C.1.1. Standard: (Knowledge) Students are able to identify American symbols and landmarks (Example

        the flag, the bald eagle, the Statue of Liberty, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the White House, Crazy Horse).

    • 1.C.2. Indicator / Benchmark:

      Analyze the constitutional rights and responsibilities of United States citizens.

      • 1.C.2.1. Standard: (Knowledge) Students are able to list rules in different groups for different situations (Examples

        family, school, community).

      • 1.C.2.2. Standard:

        (Knowledge) Students are able to identify the attributes of good citizenship.

  • SD.1.E. Goal / Strand: Economics

    Students will understand the impact of economics on the development of societies and on current and emerging national and international situations.

    • 1.E.1. Indicator / Benchmark:

      Analyze the role and relationships of economic systems on the development, utilization, and availability of resources in societies.

      • 1.E.1.1. Standard:

        (Knowledge) Students are able to define goods and services.

      • 1.E.1.2. Standard:

        (Comprehension) Students are able to explain choices families have to make when buying goods and services.

 
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