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Lincoln County School District

Social Science Curriculum Guide

              Grade 1


 What is written…is taught…is tes...
Table of Contents


Civics and Government

      Economics

      Geography

       History

Social Science Analysis
CIVICS AND GOVERNMENT: Understand and apply knowledge about government
and political systems, and the rights and responsib...
CIVICS AND GOVERNMENT: Understand and apply knowledge about government
and political systems, and the rights and responsib...
CIVICS AND GOVERNMENT: Understand and apply knowledge about government
and political systems, and the rights and responsib...
CIVICS AND GOVERNMENT: Understand and apply knowledge about government
and political systems, and the rights and responsib...
ECONOMICS: Understand economic concepts and principles and how available
resources are allocated in a market economy.
COMM...
INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES:
Text:
Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change

Reproducible Books from Scholastic:
20 Manipu...
ECONOMICS: Understand economic concepts and principles and how available
resources are allocated in a market economy.
COMM...
GEOGRAPHY: Understand and use geographic skills and concepts to interpret
contemporary and historical issues.
COMMON CURRI...
GEOGRAPHY: Understand and use geographic skills and concepts to interpret
contemporary and historical issues.
COMMON CURRI...
GEOGRAPHY: Understand and use geographic skills and concepts to interpret
contemporary and historical issues.
COMMON CURRI...
GEOGRAPHY: Understand and use geographic skills and concepts to interpret
contemporary and historical issues.
COMMON CURRI...
GEOGRAPHY: Understand and use geographic skills and concepts to interpret
contemporary and historical issues.
COMMON CURRI...
HISTORY: Relate significant events and eras in United States and world history to past
and present issues and developments...
HISTORY: Relate significant events and eras in United States and world history to past
and present issues and developments...
SOCIAL SCIENCE ANALYSIS: Design and implement strategies to analyze issues,
explain perspectives, and resolve issues using...
SOCIAL SCIENCE ANALYSIS: Design and implement strategies to analyze issues,
explain perspectives, and resolve issues using...
SOCIAL SCIENCE ANALYSIS: Design and implement strategies to analyze issues,
explain perspectives, and resolve issues using...
SOCIAL SCIENCE ANALYSIS: Design and implement strategies to analyze issues,
explain perspectives, and resolve issues using...
SOCIAL SCIENCE ANALYSIS: Design and implement strategies to analyze issues,
explain perspectives, and resolve issues using...
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  1. 1. Lincoln County School District Social Science Curriculum Guide Grade 1 What is written…is taught…is tested. Approved 5-06
  2. 2. Table of Contents Civics and Government Economics Geography History Social Science Analysis
  3. 3. CIVICS AND GOVERNMENT: Understand and apply knowledge about government and political systems, and the rights and responsibilities of citizens. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Understand the origins, purposes and functions of U.S. government, including the structure and meaning of the U.S. Constitution. CONTENT STANDARD: Understand the purposes of government and the basic constitutional principles of the United States republican form of government. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: Identify essential ideas and values expressed in national symbols, heroes, and patriotic songs of the United States. Background Information: Identify American songs and symbols. INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: The Pledge of Allegiance/Promesa de lialtad by Frances Bellamy The Story of the White House by Kate Waters United Streaming Videos to Download: U.S. Symbols "The symbols of our country help us honor our heritage and think of the U.S. as a country of hope, freedom, and friendship. Learn about the history of our country's symbols and what they mean to Americans. Includes the Statue of Liberty, the Liberty Bell, the Bald Eagle, the American Flag, and the Pledge of Allegiance." Grades: K - Gr. 2 Runtime: 17:00 ©1998 100% Educational Videos This Is Our Country This introduction to the United States of America looks at its history and geography. Students examine the country's flag and anthem; tour its capital, Washington, D.C.; and see how the nation is divided into 50 states, each with its own capital, flag, and emblems. Learn about the federal holidays and their importance, and visit several natural and manmade landmarks. Grades: K - Gr. 4 Runtime: 24:00 ©2002 100% Educational Videos Heroes of American History Meet the towering figures who span the breadth of our nation's history. These biographies examine the lives of men who helped found the nation, helped expand the nation, and fought to give everyone a share of our nation's liberties: Ben Franklin, Davy Crockett, and Martin Luther King, Jr., Paul Revere, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson. Learn how their courage and example forged a our nation. Produced by Discovery Channel School. Grades: K - Gr. 2 Runtime: 45:00 ©2001 Discovery Channel School Helpful Websites: http://www.flagday.org/Pages/PatrioticSongs.html http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/infousa/facts/symbols.htm
  4. 4. CIVICS AND GOVERNMENT: Understand and apply knowledge about government and political systems, and the rights and responsibilities of citizens. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Understand personal and political rights of citizens in the United States. CONTENT STANDARD: Understand the roles, rights, and responsibilities of citizens in the United States. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: Identify rights that people have in their communities. Background Information: Understand basic student rights and responsibilities. Apply the traits of a good citizen by: a) focusing on fair play, exhibiting good sportsmanship helping others, and treating others with respect; b) recognizing the purpose of rules and practicing self-control; c) working hard in school; d) taking responsibility for one’s own actions; and valuing honesty, truthfulness, and kindness in oneself and others. INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: The Pledge of Allegiance/Promesa de lialtad by Frances Bellamy Our Country Grades K - 2 Item #:NTS961320 United Streaming Videos to Download: Citizenship in the Community Examine the responsibility of citizens to make their community the best it can be. Learn the ins and outs of citizenship, how to get involved in your community, and the importance of voting. Grades: K - Gr. 3 Runtime: 17:00 ©2003 100% Educational Videos Helpful Websites: http://www.communityrights.org/ http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/socjust/JUSTICE.HTM http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/MonsonUnits/rebpreemipra/index.html teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/ units/Gallagher2004Fall/HowCanIBeaGoodCitizen.pdf
  5. 5. CIVICS AND GOVERNMENT: Understand and apply knowledge about government and political systems, and the rights and responsibilities of citizens. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Understand participatory responsibilities of citizens in the community (voluntarism) and in the political process (becoming informed about public issues and candidates, joining political parties/interest groups/associations, communicating with public officials, voting, influencing lawmaking through such processes as petitions/initiatives). CONTENT STANDARD: Understand the participatory obligations of U.S. citizens. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: Identify ways that people can participate in their communities and the responsibilities of participation. Background Information: Understand the responsibilities individuals have to participate in a family. INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: Celebrating Culture Grades PreK-2: 10 Books by Various Authors Crafts of Many Cultures: 30 AUTHENTIC CRAFT PROJECTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD by Aurelia Gomez United Streaming Videos to Download: America At Its Best: We All Contribute and Make a Difference1 This program illustrates the many ways we all contribute: to our schools, our families, and our communities. It shows children how we each play an important part in the lives of those around us and how we each make a difference with everything we do. The importance of participating, volunteering, and leadership are all shown to children in ways they can understand. This program is about the role that each of us plays as a member of our community and country. Grades: Gr. 3 Runtime: 15:00 ©2003 United Learning Helpful Websites: http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/MonsonUnits/rebpreemipra/index.html
  6. 6. CIVICS AND GOVERNMENT: Understand and apply knowledge about government and political systems, and the rights and responsibilities of citizens. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Understand how nations interact with each other, how events and issues in other countries can affect citizens in the United States, and how actions and concepts of democracy and individual rights of the United States can affect other peoples and nations. CONTENT STANDARD: Understand how the United States government relates and interacts with other nations. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: Distinguish local and world issues. Background Information: Identify similarities and differences among countries and nations. INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: Great Glyphs: Neighborhood & Community: 12 Skill-Building Activities That Motivate Kids to Collect, Display, and Use Data - and Connect to the NCTM Standards by Patricia Daly United Streaming Videos to Download: How We're Different and Alike Featuring lively music, colorful animation, and appealing live-action sequences, this program tells how and why people are different and alike. Body shapes; colors of eyes, hair, and skins; likes and dislikes; mental and artistic differences - all are ways of making our world more interesting and exciting. The program also shows that while many differences exist, people are also very much alike. Moreover, the presentation explains that some people may be fearful of differences, and that their fear may turn to anger and hatred when they overlook similarities and don't take time to understand the differences and why they exist. The video concludes that it's always better to see similarities and work cooperatively, especially in a country like the United States where so many different kinds of people live together. Grades: K - Gr. 2 Runtime: 10:00 ©1994 United Learning Helpful Websites: teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/ units/Gallagher2004Fall/DifferentKindsFamilies.pdf teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/ units/socjust/ReneeNeilsen.PDF http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu//tlresources/units/Gallagher2003Fall/APHILPOT/index.html
  7. 7. ECONOMICS: Understand economic concepts and principles and how available resources are allocated in a market economy. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Understand that resources are limited (e.g., scarcity). CONTENT STANDARD: Understand the economic concept of scarcity. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: Understand that limited resources make economic choice necessary. Background Information: Identify goods that people use. (“Goods”: Objects such as food or a toy that can satisfy people’s wants.) Identify services that people do for each other. (“Services”: Actions that a person does for you, such as hair cutting provided by a barber or hair stylist, or dental care provided by a dentist.) Describe how people in the school and community are both producers and consumers. Explain that people exchange goods and services to get the things they want. Explain that people have to make choices about goods and services because of scarcity. (“Scarcity”: The idea that resources are limited in relation to people’s wants.) Understand the ways scarcity affects the choices people make in everyday situations.
  8. 8. INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: 20 Manipulative Mini-Books: Neighborhood and Community: Easy-to-Make, Interactive Mini-Books That Engage Kids in Reading and Writingand Teach Key Social Studies Concepts and Vocabulary by Kathleen M. Hollenbeck United Streaming Videos to Download: How Communities Grow and Change Many large cities grew where the land was livable and it was easy to transport goods. Visit communities that depend on farming, coal mining, oil drilling, forestry, and other industries built around natural resources. What happens to these communities when resources are depleted or demand falls? Grades: K - Gr. 3 Runtime: 15:00 ©1997 100% Educational Videos Helpful Websites: http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/Gallagher2003Fall/LSullivan/Unity%20on%20Equality.htm http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/Gallagher2003Fall/RKnudsen/index.html
  9. 9. ECONOMICS: Understand economic concepts and principles and how available resources are allocated in a market economy. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Apply economic concepts and principles to issues of personal finance. CONTENT STANDARD: Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to make reasoned and responsible financial decisions as a consumer, producer, saver, and investor in a market economy. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: Identify ways of making money to buy a desired product and what it will cost in time and energy for each option. Background Information: Practice economic decision-making. INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: Economics Grades K-2 Grades PreK - 3 Paperback Collection Item #:NTS981023 Before I Made History: Let's Drive, Henry Ford by Connie & Peter Roop United Streaming Videos to Download: How our Economy Works: All about Earning and Spending Money People work to earn money to satisfy their basic needs and wants. Help students understand the two, as well as the difference between goods and services. Explore a variety of jobs, including production and service workers, and introduce students to banks and the concept of saving money. Grades: K - Gr. 3 Runtime: 18:00 ©2001 100% Educational Videos Helpful Websites: http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/byrnes-literature/davis.html http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/Gallagher2003Fall/JDespain/index.html
  10. 10. GEOGRAPHY: Understand and use geographic skills and concepts to interpret contemporary and historical issues. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Understand the spatial concepts of location, distance, direction, scale, movement, and region. CONTENT STANDARD: Understand and use spatial concepts of geography. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: View and draw simple maps and pictures to locate, describe, and show movement among places. Background Information: Know terms used to describe distance (for example, feet, yards, meters, miles, and kilometers). Know the locations of the four hemispheres and selected countries on a map and globe. Know that a map represents a real place. Know the four cardinal directions (e.g., north, south, east, west). INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: Marvelous Map Activities for Young Learners: Easy Reproducible Activities That Introduce Important Map and Geography Skills and Help Kids Explore Their Neighborhood, Community, and Beyond by Minnie Ashcroft, Stacey Klaman United Streaming Videos to Download: Understanding Maps: Key to Everywhere Relate the three-dimensional world in which we live to the two-dimensional world of maps by taking a plane ride over a neighborhood and translating the view onto a flat map. Demonstrates points on a compass, how different types of maps show different things, what symbols and scales are, and what a globe is. Grades: K - Gr. 2 Runtime: 15:00 ©2004 100% Educational Videos Helpful Websites: teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/ tlresources/reference/geography.pdf teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/ units/socjust/ReneeNeilsen.PDF
  11. 11. GEOGRAPHY: Understand and use geographic skills and concepts to interpret contemporary and historical issues. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Use maps and other geographic tools and technologies to acquire, process, and report information from a special perspective. CONTENT STANDARD: Locate places and understand and use geographic information or relationships by reading, interpreting, and preparing maps and other geographic representations. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: Understand the purpose of maps, globes, and other geographic tools. Background Information: Learn global features (hemispheres, rivers, mountains). Know the locations of the four hemispheres and selected countries on the map and globe. INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: Marvelous Map Activities for Young Learners: Easy Reproducible Activities That Introduce Important Map and Geography Skills and Help Kids Explore Their Neighborhood, Community, and Beyond by Minnie Ashcroft, Stacey Klaman United Streaming Videos to Download: Magical Field Trip to the Mapmaker, A Through the magic of Rosie O'Flanigan, viewers are swept away on a field trip to the United States Geological Survey. Cartographers, surveyors, and scribes are introduced during an up-close look at the mapmaking process. Viewers learn that the first step in making a map is taking an aerial photograph of the land. Next, surveyors go out into the field to check the details on the photograph, record the distances between objects, and check elevations. Computers are used to "draw" the map. Then Scribers color the map to show detail, such as lakes and land contours and boundaries. Viewers learn that city planners often used overlays to help them plan and visualize new developments, such as parks and streets. A brief history of cartography is provided, as well as a look into its future. Grades: K - Gr. 2 Runtime: 18:06 ©1991 AIMS Multimedia Helpful Websites: teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlnasa/ pictures/poster/NightLights.pdf teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/nmsmithpages/ ucet/2005-12Newsletter.pdf teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/ tlresources/reference/geography.pdf
  12. 12. GEOGRAPHY: Understand and use geographic skills and concepts to interpret contemporary and historical issues. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Locate major physical and human (cultural) features of the Earth. CONTENT STANDARD: Locate major physical and human features of the Earth. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: Identify major physical features and describe how they are represented on maps, globes, and other tools. Background Information: Knows the locations of the community, city, state, and country on a map and globe. INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: Marvelous Map Activities for Young Learners: Easy Reproducible Activities That Introduce Important Map and Geography Skills and Help Kids Explore Their Neighborhood, Community, and Beyond by Minnie Ashcroft, Stacey Klaman United Streaming Videos to Download: Finding Your Way: Using Maps and Globes No matter where we travel, we often need maps to find our way. Maps convey many different kinds of information. Included are examples of political maps, road maps, topographical and physical maps, weather maps and population maps. Various terms such as longitude, latitude, equator, hemisphere and Prime Meridian are identified. Globes and maps are different and these differences are explained. Advantages and disadvantages of each are given. The program further explores the importance of indicating direction on maps and globes, the importance of understanding the concept of scale in determining distance and the importance of using landmarks, symbols or legends, as additional location tools. By using maps and globes properly, we will find a wealth of different kinds of information. Grades: Gr. 3 - Gr. 5 Runtime: 22:36 ©1990 Rainbow Educational Media Helpful Websites: http://www.proteacher.com/090027.shtml http://members.nuvox.net/josh/lessonplans.html http://www.theteacherscorner.net/lesson-plans/socialstudies/index.htm
  13. 13. GEOGRAPHY: Understand and use geographic skills and concepts to interpret contemporary and historical issues. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Compare and analyze physical (e.g., landforms, vegetation, wildlife, climate, and natural hazards) and human (e.g., population, land use, language, and religion) characteristics of places and regions. CONTENT STANDARD: Identify and analyze physical and human characteristics of places and regions, the processes that have shaped them, and their geographic significance. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: Identify physical characteristics of places and compare them. INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: Marvelous Map Activities for Young Learners: Easy Reproducible Activities That Introduce Important Map and Geography Skills and Help Kids Explore Their Neighborhood, Community, and Beyond by Minnie Ashcroft, Stacey Klaman United Streaming Videos to Download: Physical Geography "Physical Geography" examines the Earth's oceans and fresh water sources, the major continents and basic landforms, and the changes that are constantly occurring to the Earth's surface. The program also looks at the world's climates and the factors that shape those climate zones, as well as the world's natural resources and the many ways people use them. Finally, the program considers how these aspects affect not only where people live, but how they live, as well. Through live-action video footage, graphics and animation, this comprehensive program helps students better understand the Physical forms and forces that create the world around us and encourages them to apply this knowledge to gain an understanding of human, or cultural, geography. In this context, students will also be introduced to basic map and globe skills. Grades: Gr. 3 - Gr. 5 Runtime: 29:21 ©1997 United Learning Helpful Websites: http://www.proteacher.com/090027.shtml http://members.nuvox.net/josh/lessonplans.html http://www.theteacherscorner.net/lesson-plans/socialstudies/index.htm
  14. 14. GEOGRAPHY: Understand and use geographic skills and concepts to interpret contemporary and historical issues. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Understand how people and the environment are interrelated. CONTENT STANDARD: Understand how humans affect the physical environment. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: Understand how peoples’ lives are affected by the physical environment. INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: Marvelous Map Activities for Young Learners: Easy Reproducible Activities That Introduce Important Map and Geography Skills and Help Kids Explore Their Neighborhood, Community, and Beyond by Minnie Ashcroft, Stacey Klaman United Streaming Videos to Download: Basics of Geography II Part Two, "Climate and Natural Resources," examines the various climates of the world and the many factors that influence climate. The different types of natural resources found on the Earth and the ways in which they are used, as well as how climate and natural resources affect population distribution and the patterns of living of people in various regions of the world, are examined. "Basics of Geography II" helps students gain a better understanding of their world and of the diversity of the people living in it. Grades: Unknown Runtime: 23:58 ©1996 United Learning Helpful Websites: http://www.proteacher.com/090027.shtml http://members.nuvox.net/josh/lessonplans.html http://www.theteacherscorner.net/lesson-plans/socialstudies/index.htm
  15. 15. HISTORY: Relate significant events and eras in United States and world history to past and present issues and developments. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Interpret and reconstruct chronological relationships. CONTENT STANDARD: Understand, represent, and interpret chronological relationships in history. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: Understand calendar time sequences and chronological sequences within narratives. Background Information: Use terms related to time to order events sequentially that have occurred in the school. Understands calendar time (days, weeks, months, years). INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: TimeLiner Deluxe: 1-Computer License + Ready Made TimeLines CD United Streaming Videos to Download: Lifetimes of Change: Development and Growth The ideas of birth, growth, change, and decay in this gentle, sensitive program make it relevant to many areas of study, including language arts, social studies, art, and personal development -- as well as biology, for which it is designed. The program opens with the poem, The Hourglass, written by President John Quincy Adams. Four examples from the plant, fungi, and animal kingdoms are shown in a condensed timeline of their life spans: a flowering plant, a toadstool, a frog, and a human being. The concept is clearly illustrated that as time passes, every living thing changes -- in appearance and behavior. Students' perception of growth and developmental changes is reinforced, as is the concept of change as a normal process of life. Grades: Gr. 3 - Gr. 5 Runtime: 17:38 ©1996 AIMS Multimedia Helpful Websites: http://www.csun.edu/~hcedu013/plans.html http://www.pitt.edu/~poole/eledHistUS.html
  16. 16. HISTORY: Relate significant events and eras in United States and world history to past and present issues and developments. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Understand and interpret events, issues, and developments in the history of one’s family, local community, and culture. CONTENT STANDARD: Understand and interpret events, issues, and developments in local history. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: Understand events from local history. INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: 1001 Things to Spot in the Town: An Usborne Book by Anna Milbourne, Teri Gower (Illustrator) United Streaming Videos to Download: Helpful Websites: http://www.co.lincoln.or.us/ http://www.casco.net/~mchumor/holyrollers_Waldport.html
  17. 17. SOCIAL SCIENCE ANALYSIS: Design and implement strategies to analyze issues, explain perspectives, and resolve issues using the social sciences. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Define and clarify an issue so that its dimensions are well understood. CONTENT STANDARD: Identify, research, and clarify an event, issue, problem, or phenomenon of significance to society. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: Identify an issue or problem that can be studied. Background Information: Identify problems of concern from current events. Differentiate between “question” and “comment.” INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: Real Life Math Problem Solving: 40 Exciting, Classroom-Tested Problems with Annotated Solutions by Mark Illingworth Easy Activities for Building Social Skills: Dozens of Effective Classroom Strategies & Activities to Teach Cooperation and Communication, Manners and Respect, Positive Behavior & More! by Nancy Jolson United Streaming Videos to Download: Working It Out (A Sunburst Title) Equips the youngest students with age-appropriate skills for resolving conflicts by providing them with well- designed opportunities to practice four basic conflict resolution techniques. Features a music video, appealing scenarios, an engaging nurse-narrator and lively graphics to hold children's interest. Correlations Grades: K - Gr. 2 Runtime: 21:00 ©1997 Sunburst Helpful Websites: http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edcreative.htm http://www.indiana.edu/~reading/ieo/bibs/probele.html http://www.courts.wa.gov/education/lessons/index.cfm?fa=education_lessons.lpelem
  18. 18. SOCIAL SCIENCE ANALYSIS: Design and implement strategies to analyze issues, explain perspectives, and resolve issues using the social sciences. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Acquire and organize materials from primary and secondary sources. CONTENT STANDARD: Gather, use, and evaluate researched information to support analysis and conclusions. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: Gather information relating to an issue or problem. INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: Easy Activities for Building Social Skills: Dozens of Effective Classroom Strategies & Activities to Teach Cooperation and Communication, Manners and Respect, Positive Behavior & More! by Nancy Jolson United Streaming Videos to Download: Working It Out (A Sunburst Title) Equips the youngest students with age-appropriate skills for resolving conflicts by providing them with well- designed opportunities to practice four basic conflict resolution techniques. Features a music video, appealing scenarios, an engaging nurse-narrator and lively graphics to hold children's interest. Correlations Grades: K - Gr. 2 Runtime: 21:00 ©1997 Sunburst Helpful Websites: http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edcreative.htm http://www.indiana.edu/~reading/ieo/bibs/probele.html http://www.courts.wa.gov/education/lessons/index.cfm?fa=education_lessons.lpelem
  19. 19. SOCIAL SCIENCE ANALYSIS: Design and implement strategies to analyze issues, explain perspectives, and resolve issues using the social sciences. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Explain various perspectives on an event or issue and the reasoning behind them. CONTENT STANDARD: Understand an event, issue, problem, or phenomenon from multiple perspectives. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: Identify and compare different ways of looking at an event, issue, or problem. Background Information: Identify the concept of empathy. INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: Easy Activities for Building Social Skills: Dozens of Effective Classroom Strategies & Activities to Teach Cooperation and Communication, Manners and Respect, Positive Behavior & More! by Nancy Jolson United Streaming Videos to Download: Concepts in Nature: Adapting to Changes in Nature The role that humans play in creating change is questioned and analyzed from several points of view. (Classic) Grades: Gr. 3 - Gr. 5 Runtime: 14:06 ©1995 United Learning Working It Out (A Sunburst Title) Equips the youngest students with age-appropriate skills for resolving conflicts by providing them with well- designed opportunities to practice four basic conflict resolution techniques. Features a music video, appealing scenarios, an engaging nurse-narrator and lively graphics to hold children's interest. Correlations Grades: K - Gr. 2 Runtime: 21:00 ©1997 Sunburst Helpful Websites: http://teacher.scholastic.com/lessonplans/unit_pointofview.htm http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=789
  20. 20. SOCIAL SCIENCE ANALYSIS: Design and implement strategies to analyze issues, explain perspectives, and resolve issues using the social sciences. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Identify and analyze an issue. CONTENT STANDARD: Identify and analyze characteristics, causes, and consequences of an event, issue, problem, or phenomenon. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: Identify how people or other living things might be affected by an event, issue, or problem. Background Information: Identify a problem in the environment. INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: Easy Activities for Building Social Skills: Dozens of Effective Classroom Strategies & Activities to Teach Cooperation and Communication, Manners and Respect, Positive Behavior & More! by Nancy Jolson United Streaming Videos to Download: TLC Elementary School: People and the Environment What are the effects of human industry on our planet, and how can we change our ways of life to improve its health? Segments cover the causes and effects of air and water pollution and hazardous waste and the impact of recycling and other conservation efforts. Ecosystems, Populations, and Habitats—Traverses Australia and the North American prairie to find out how these areas are protected from air and water pollution. Natural Resources, Pollution, Conservation, and Recycling—Explores innovative techniques for cleaning up the environment. Humans and Their Environment—Portrays ways cities work to find solutions to reduce pollution while facing increasing amounts of waste in landfills. Water, Pollution, and Hazardous Waste—Examines the causes of air and water pollution, and discusses how recycling and reusing can preserve resources and reduce the amount of waste generated. • Ecosystems, Populations, and Habitats (5 min.) • Natural Resources, Pollution, Conservation, and Recycling (5 min.) • Humans and Their Environment (5 min.) • Water, Pollution, and Hazardous Waste (4 min.) Grades: Gr. 3 - Gr. 5 Runtime: 25:32 ©2004 Discovery Channel School Helpful Websites: http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edcreative.htm http://www.indiana.edu/~reading/ieo/bibs/probele.html http://www.courts.wa.gov/education/lessons/index.cfm?fa=education_lessons.lpelem
  21. 21. SOCIAL SCIENCE ANALYSIS: Design and implement strategies to analyze issues, explain perspectives, and resolve issues using the social sciences. COMMON CURRICULUM GOAL: Select a course of action to resolve an issue. CONTENT STANDARD: Identify, compare, and evaluate outcomes, responses, or solutions, then reach a supported conclusion. GRADE LEVEL: 1 TIME: Benchmark Standard: Identify possible options or responses, then make a choice or express an opinion. Background Information: Understand the difference between a problem and a solution. INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES RESOURCES: Text: Houghton Mifflin, Grow and Change Reproducible Books from Scholastic: Easy Activities for Building Social Skills: Dozens of Effective Classroom Strategies & Activities to Teach Cooperation and Communication, Manners and Respect, Positive Behavior & More! by Nancy Jolson United Streaming Videos to Download: You Can Solve a Problem (A Sunburst Title) When young children are faced with a problem, they often have no idea how to even begin to find a solution. Guided by problem-solving expert Professor Pickle, youngsters discover that asking the questions, “What’s the problem?” “What can I do about it?” and “What will happen?” helps them break a problem down into smaller, more manageable pieces and makes finding a solution possible. A catchy song and real-life vignettes make learning these skills fun. Blackline Masters Teacher's Guide Correlations Grades: K - Gr. 2 Runtime: 16:00 ©2000 Sunburst Got a Problem? Solve It! (A Sunburst Title) Fosters students' problem-solving skills by teaching a series of helpful steps. Using dramatized scenarios in which a mild-mannered middle school student turns herself into "Super Solver," program teaches the on-screen kids a five-step process for handling everyday problems; shows viewers how to examine a problem, decide what they would like to change, and then come up with ways to do it. Teacher's Guide Correlations Grades: Gr. 3 - Gr. 5 Runtime: 20:00 ©1997 Sunburst Helpful Websites: http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edcreative.htm http://www.indiana.edu/~reading/ieo/bibs/probele.html http://www.courts.wa.gov/education/lessons/index.cfm?fa=education_lessons.lpelem

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