First Grade Social Studies

Social Studies

First grade students will explore various types of communities; rural, suburban and urban; how communities celebrate, customs, traditions and holidays. Students will learn about economics; spending and saving. Students will also learn topics within our Government: our leaders, how the United States became a country, and the importance and significance of United States Symbols. Students will be exposed map reading skills, such as; using a map key and scale, and how to follow and utilize cardinal directions. An overall goal will be to follow and understand the importance of citizenship in our classroom and community.