SS1H1: Read about and describe the life of historical figures in American history.
a. Identify the contributions made by these figures: Benjamin Franklin
(inventor/author/statesman),Thomas Jefferson (Declaration of
Independence), Meriwether Lewis and William Clark with Sacagawea
(exploration), Theodore Roosevelt (National Parks and the environment), and
George Washington Carver (science), and Ruby Bridges (civil rights).
b. Describe how everyday life of these historical figures is similar to and
different from everyday life in the present (food, clothing, homes,
transportation, communication, recreation).
SS1G1: Ddescribe how each historical figure was influenced by his or her time and place.
a. American colonies (Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson)
b. American frontier (Lewis & Clark and Sacagawea)
c. National Parks (Theodore Roosevelt)
d. Southern U.S. (George Washington Carver and Ruby Bridges)
SS1G2: Identify and locate the student's city, county, state, nation, and continent on
a simple map or a globe.
SS1G3: Locate major topographical features of the earth’s surface.
a. Locate all of the continents: North America, South America, Africa,
Europe, Asia, Antarctica, and Australia.
b. Locate the major oceans: Arctic, Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian.
c. Identify and describe landforms (mountains, deserts, valleys, and coasts).
SS1CG1: Describe how the historical figures Benjamin Franklin,Thomas Jefferson, Meriwether
Lewis and William Clark with Sacagawea, Theodore Roosevelt, George Washington
Carver, and Ruby Bridges display positive character traits of fairness, respect for
others, respect for the environment, courage, equality, tolerance, perseverance, and commitment.
SS1CG2: Explore the concept of patriotism through the words in the songs America (My
Country ‘Tis of Thee) and America the Beautiful.
SS1E1: Identify goods that people make and services that people provide for each other.
SS1E2: Explain that scarcity is when unlimited wants are greater than limited resources.
SS1E3: Describe how people are both producers and consumers.
SS1E4: Explain that people earn income by working and that they must make choices about how
much to save and spend.