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Skills available for Delaware first-grade social studies standards

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C Civics

  • Government

    • C.1 Students will examine the structure and purposes of governments with specific emphasis on constitutional democracy.

      • C.1.K-3a Students will understand that leaders are sometimes chosen by election, and that elected officials are expected to represent the interests of the people who elected them.

      • C.1.K-3b Students will understand that positions of authority carry responsibilities and should be respected.

  • Politics

    • C.2 Students will understand the principles and ideals underlying the American political system.

      • C.2.K-3a Students will understand that respect for others, their opinions, and their property is a foundation of civil society in the United States.

  • Citizenship

    • C.3 Students will understand the responsibilities, rights, and privileges of United States citizens.

      • C.3.K-3a Students will understand that American citizens have distinct rights, responsibilities, and privileges.

  • Participation

    • C.4 Students will develop and employ the civic skills necessary for effective, participatory citizenship.

      • C.4.K-3a Students will demonstrate the skills necessary for participating in a group, including defining an objective, dividing responsibilities, and working cooperatively.

E Economics

  • Microeconomics

    • E.1 Students will analyze the potential costs and benefits of personal economic choices in a market economy.

  • Macroeconomics

    • E.2 Students will examine the interaction of individuals, families, communities, businesses, and governments in a market economy.

  • Economic Systems

    • E.3 Students will understand different types of economic systems and how they change.

      • E.3.K-3a Students will identify human wants and the various resources and strategies which have been used to satisfy them over time.

  • International Trade

    • E.4 Students will examine the patterns and results of international trade.

      • E.4.K-3a Students will understand that the exchange of goods and services around the world creates economic interdependence between people in different places.

G Geography

  • Maps

    • G.1 Students will develop a personal geographic framework, or "mental map," and understand the uses of maps and other geo-graphics.

  • Environment

  • Places

    • G.3 Students will develop an understanding of the diversity of human culture and the unique nature of places.

  • Regions

    • G.4 Students will develop an understanding of the character and use of regions and the connections between and among them.

      • G.4.K-3a Students will use the concepts of place and region to explain simple patterns of connections between and among places across the country and the world.

H History

  • Chronology

  • Analysis

    • H.2 Students will gather, examine, and analyze historical data.

      • H.2.K-3a Students will use artifacts and documents to gather information about the past.

  • Interpretation

    • H.3 Students will interpret historical data.

      • H.3.K-3a Students will understand that historical accounts are constructed by drawing logical inferences from artifacts and documents.

  • Content

    • H.4 Students will develop historical knowledge of major events and phenomena in world, United States, and Delaware history.

      • H.4.K-3a Students will develop an understanding of the similarities between families now and in the past, including:

      • H.4.K-3b Students will develop an awareness of major events and people in United States and Delaware history.

        • H.4.K-3b.1 Who lives here and how did they get here? (immigrants, demographics, ethnic and religious groups)

        • H.4.K-3b.2 Important people in our past

        • H.4.K-3b.3 Different kinds of communities in Delaware and the United States