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Skills available for Florida first-grade social studies standards

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SS.1.A American History

  • SS.1.A.1 Historical Inquiry and Analysis

    • SS.1.A.1.1 Develop an understanding of a primary source.

    • SS.1.A.1.2 Understand how to use the media center/other sources to find answers to questions about a historical topic.

  • SS.1.A.2 Historical Knowledge

    • SS.1.A.2.1 Understand history tells the story of people and events of other times and places.

    • SS.1.A.2.2 Compare life now with life in the past.

    • SS.1.A.2.3 Identify celebrations and national holidays as a way of remembering and honoring the heroism and achievements of the people, events, and our nation's ethnic heritage.

    • SS.1.A.2.4 Identify people from the past who have shown character ideals and principles including honesty, courage, and responsibility.

    • SS.1.A.2.5 Distinguish between historical fact and fiction using various materials.

  • SS.1.A.3 Chronological Thinking

    • SS.1.A.3.1 Use terms related to time to sequentially order events that have occurred in school, home, or community.

    • SS.1.A.3.2 Create a timeline based on the student's life or school events, using primary sources.

SS.1.G Geography

  • SS.1.G.1 The World in Spatial Terms

    • SS.1.G.1.1 Use physical and political/cultural maps to locate places in Florida.

    • SS.1.G.1.2 Identify key elements (compass rose, cardinal directions, title, key/legend with symbols) of maps and globes.

    • SS.1.G.1.3 Construct a basic map using key elements including cardinal directions and map symbols.

    • SS.1.G.1.4 Identify a variety of physical features using a map and globe.

    • SS.1.G.1.5 Locate on maps and globes the student's local community, Florida, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Gulf of Mexico.

    • SS.1.G.1.6 Describe how location, weather, and physical environment affect the way people live in our community.

SS.1.E Economics

SS.1.CG Civics and Government (2021)

  • SS.1.CG.1 Foundations of Government, Law and the American Political System

    • SS.1.CG.1.1 Explain the purpose of rules and laws in the home, school and community.

    • SS.1.CG.1.2 Describe how the absence of rules and laws impacts individuals and the community.

  • SS.1.CG.2 Civic and Political Participation

  • SS.1.CG.3 Structure and Functions of Government

    • SS.1.CG.3.1 Recognize that the United States and Florida have Constitutions.

    • SS.1.CG.3.2 Explain responsible ways for individuals and groups to make decisions.

SS.1.C Civics and Government (2008)

  • SS.1.C.1 Foundations of Government, Law, and the American Political System

    • SS.1.C.1.1 Explain the purpose of rules and laws in the school and community.

    • SS.1.C.1.2 Give examples of people who have the power and authority to make and enforce rules and laws in the school and community.

    • SS.1.C.1.3 Give examples of the use of power without authority in the school and community.

  • SS.1.C.2 Civic and Political Participation

    • SS.1.C.2.1 Explain the rights and responsibilities students have in the school community.

    • SS.1.C.2.2 Describe the characteristics of responsible citizenship in the school community.

    • SS.1.C.2.3 Identify ways students can participate in the betterment of their school and community.

    • SS.1.C.2.4 Show respect and kindness to people and animals.

  • SS.1.C.3 Structure and Functions of Government