social studies
  • First Quarter

    Students will look at the five lenses of Social Studies.

      • Students will know various customs, traditions, and celebrations people observe as a part of a particular culture.
        • Examples of how people from other cultures live, work, and play. 
      • Students will know the difference between race and ethnicity.
        • Examples of the beliefs, customs, ceremonies, traditions, and social practices of the varied cultures in their local community (and others around the world). 
      • Students will know examples of artistic expression.
        •  Different examples of how art, music, and literature have made meaningful contributions in various communities.
        •  Examples of how people and groups in communities spread beliefs as well as share and borrow customs or traditions.
      • Students will know examples of various ways to solve a disagreement or conflict. 
        • Examples of different values, beliefs, and cultural characteristics that may influence the way people solve problems.
      • Students will know various ways rules are made for the classroom and school.
        • Various ways rules are made in the places they live.
        • Various ways laws are made for people to follow.
        • The various people who help to make rules and laws. 
      • Students will know the difference between a right and a responsibility.
        • Examples of a right and examples of a responsibility. 
      • Students will know physical features may be represented differently depending on the type of geographic tool being used.
        • Examples of various types of geographic tools,
        • Examples of different types of landforms.
        • The differences between using a globe and a map.
        •  How to use a map.
        • How to use a globe.
        • How to use a digital representation of a map.  
      • Students will know how to use a map.
        • How to use a digital representation of a map.
        • The reason symbols are used on maps.
        • The purpose of the legend/key.
          • Examples of the most common symbols seen on a map.  
      • Students will know examples of a primary source.
        • Examples of a secondary source.
        • The difference between a primary and secondary source.
        • Examples of a multiple perspective.  

    Second Quarter

    Students will look at the five lenses of Social Studies.

      • Students will know examples of limited resources.
        • Scarcity is the inability of people to have everything they want because resources are limited.
        • Examples of various types of resources (natural and man-made). 
      • Students will know supply is what a person has to sell and demand is how much someone is willing to pay for it.
        • Examples of the ways supply affects the demand for a good or service.
        • Examples of the ways demand is impacted by the amount of supply that is available.
        • Examples of the relationship between supply, demand, and the price of goods and services. 
      • Students will know examples of the ways supply affects the demand for a good or service.
        • Examples of the ways demand is impacted by the amount of supply that is available.
      • Students will know what it means to barter.
        • What it means to trade something.
        • The difference between trading something and bartering something.
        • Examples of reasons people trade.   

    Economic Tour Around the World - Students will look at the geography, culture and trade of Winston-Salem, Brazil and Germany.

      • Students will know various customs, traditions, and celebrations people observe as a part of a particular culture.
        • Examples of how people from other cultures live, work, and play. 
      • Students will know the difference between race and ethnicity.
        • Examples of the beliefs, customs, ceremonies, traditions, and social practices of the varied cultures in their local community (and others around the world). 
      • Students will know examples of artistic expression.
        •  Different examples of how art, music, and literature have made meaningful contributions in various communities.
        •  Examples of how people and groups in communities spread beliefs as well as share and borrow customs or traditions.
      • Students will know what it means to barter.
        • What it means to trade something.
        • The difference between trading something and bartering something.
        • Examples of reasons people trade.
      • Students will know physical features may be represented differently depending on the type of geographic tool being used.
        • Examples of various types of geographic tools.
        • Examples of different types of landforms.
        • The differences between using a globe and a map.
        • How to use a map.
        • How to use a globe.
        • How to use a digital representation of a map.
      • Students will know the difference between natural and man-made physical environments.
        • Examples of natural physical environments.
        • Examples of man-made physical environments.
        • Examples of how the physical environment influences the way people live, work, and play. 
      • Students will know examples of inventions and their inventors.
        • Examples of the ways various inventions have contributed to changes in communities.
        • Examples of different types of social movements and reforms that contributed to change in communities.  

    Third Quarter

    Geographic Tour Around the World - Students will explore the geography, environment, culture and history of Iceland, New Zealand and Morocco.  

      • Students will know various customs, traditions, and celebrations people observe as a part of a particular culture.
        • Examples of how people from other cultures live, work, and play. 
      • Students will know the difference between race and ethnicity.
        • Examples of the beliefs, customs, ceremonies, traditions, and social practices of the varied cultures in their local community (and others around the world). 
      • Students will know examples of artistic expression.
        •  Different examples of how art, music, and literature have made meaningful contributions in various communities.
        •  Examples of how people and groups in communities spread beliefs as well as share and borrow customs or traditions.
      • Students will know the difference between a right and a responsibility.
        • Examples of a right and examples of a responsibility.
      • Students will know physical features may be represented differently depending on the type of geographic tool being used.
        • Examples of various types of geographic tools,
        •  Examples of different types of landforms.
        •  The differences between using a globe and a map.
        •  How to use a map.
        •  How to use a globe.
        • How to use a digital representation of a map.   
      • Students will know the difference between natural and man-made physical environments.
        • Examples of natural physical environments.
        • Examples of man-made physical environments.
        •  Examples of how the physical environment influences the way people live, work, and play.
      • Students will know examples of inventions and their inventors.
        • Examples of the ways various inventions have contributed to changes in communities.
        •  Examples of different types of social movements and reforms that contributed to change in communities.
      • Students will know examples of a primary source.
        • Examples of a secondary source.
        • The difference between a primary and secondary source.
        • Examples of a multiple perspective. 

     

    Fourth Quarter

    Cultural and Historic Tour Around the World - Students will explore the geography, culture, and history of Canada, India and South Africa.  

      • Students will know various customs, traditions, and celebrations people observe as a part of a particular culture.
        • Examples of how people from other cultures live, work, and play. 
      • Students will know the difference between race and ethnicity.
        • Examples of the beliefs, customs, ceremonies, traditions, and social practices of the varied cultures in their local community (and others around the world). 
      • Students will know examples of artistic expression.
        •  Different examples of how art, music, and literature have made meaningful contributions in various communities.
        •  Examples of how people and groups in communities spread beliefs as well as share and borrow customs or traditions.
      • Students will know examples of various ways to solve a disagreement or conflict. 
        • Examples of different values, beliefs, and cultural characteristics that may influence the way people solve problems.
      • Students will know physical features may be represented differently depending on the type of geographic tool being used.
        •  Examples of various types of geographic tools Examples of different types of landforms.
        • The differences between using a globe and a map.
        • How to use a map.
        • How to use a globe.
        • How to use a digital representation of a map.
      • Students will know examples of people who help shape communities.
        • Examples of ways people contribute to the development of a community.
      • Students will know the difference between a right and a responsibility.
        • Examples of a right and examples of a responsibility.
      • Students will know examples of various ways people use to improve the local environment and places where they live.
        • Similarities and differences between strategies used to improve a community.
      • Students will know examples of inventions and their inventors.
        • Examples of the ways various inventions have contributed to changes in communities.
        • Examples of different types of social movements and reforms that contributed to change in communities.     

     

     

     

Last Modified on February 27, 2024