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Skills available for Arizona first-grade social studies standards

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1.SP Disciplinary Skills and Processes

  • Chronological reasoning requires understanding processes of change and continuity over time, which means assessing similarities and differences between historical periods and between the past and present.

  • Thinking within the discipline involves the ability to identify, compare, and evaluate multiple perspectives about a given event to draw conclusions about that event since there are multiple points of view about events and issues.

    • 1.SP2.1 Compare diverse cultures using primary sources such as photographs, artifacts, and music and secondary sources such as fiction and non fiction.

  • Historians and Social Scientists gather, interpret, and use evidence to develop claims and answer historical, economic, geographical, and political questions and communicate their conclusions.

    • 1.SP3.1 Generate questions about issues in your community past and present.

    • 1.SP3.2 With support identify evidence drawn from multiple sources to answer questions about issues in your community.

    • 1.SP3.3 With support construct and communicate solutions to issues in your community.

    • 1.SP3.4 Take group or individual action to help address community issues.

    • 1.SP3.5 Ask and answer questions about explanations given.

1.C Civics

  • Civic virtues and democratic principles are key components of the American political system.

    • 1.C1.1 Apply values of respect, responsibility, equality, and fairness as a member of a community.

    • 1.C1.2 Follow agreed upon rules for discussions when responding to others and making decisions including consensus building procedures.

    • 1.C1.3 Compare one's own thoughts and opinions with others' perspectives.

  • An understanding of civic and political institutions in society and the principles these institutions are intended to reflect including knowledge about law, politics, and government are essential to effective citizenship.

1.E Economics

1.G Geography

1.H History

  • The development of civilizations, societies, cultures, and innovations have influenced history and continue to impact the modern world.

    • 1.H1.1 Explain how ideas and innovation can contribute to a community by utilizing primary sources (artifacts, photographs, newspapers, speakers) and secondary sources (biographies, stories, articles).

  • Cycles of conflict and cooperation have shaped relations among people, places, and environments.

    • 1.H2.1 Explain the benefits of cooperation and compromise as ways to resolve conflict in communities past and present.

  • Patterns of social and political interactions have shaped people, places, and events throughout history and continue to shape the modern world.