State Curriculum - Social Studies

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Grade K Grade 1 Grade 2
Standard 5.0 History: Students will use historical thinking skills to understand how individuals and events have changed society over time. Standard 5.0 History: Students will use historical thinking skills to understand how individuals and events have changed society over time. Standard 5.0 History: Students will use historical thinking skills to understand how individuals and events have changed society over time.
A. Change Over Time A. Individuals and Societies Change Over Time A. Individuals and Societies Change Over Time
1. Distinguish among past, present, and future time
1. Examine differences between past and present time
1. Examine differences between past and present time
a. Identify and describe events of the day in chronological order
a. Use terms related to time to order events sequentially that have occurred in the school
a. Develop a personal timeline in each students' life
b. Describe daily events in terms of yesterday, today, and tomorrow
b. Classify events as belonging to past or present
b. Describe the relationship among events in a variety of timelines
2. Compare daily life and objects of today and long ago
2. Compare people and objects of today and long ago
2. Describe people, places and artifacts of today and long ago
a. Compare tools and toys of the past with those of today
a. Construct meaning from informational text and text features about the past
a. Gather and interpret information about the past from informational sources and biographies
b. Tell about people in the past using informational text and features
b. Collect and examine photographs of the past and compare with current photographs of similar images, such as old photographs of the school and community
b. Collect and examine photographs of the past and compare with similar, current images, such as, photographs of modes of transportation and communication
c. Observe and discuss photographs of the past and compare with photographs of similar images, such as old photographs of the school and community
   
B. Emergence, Expansion and Changes in Nations and Empires B. Emergence, Expansion and Changes in Nations and Empires B. Emergence, Expansion and Changes in Nations and Empires
C. Conflict between Ideas and Institutions C. Conflict between Ideas and Institutions C. Conflict between Ideas and Institutions
 

 

MSDE has developed a toolkit for these standards which can be found online at: http://mdk12.org/instruction/curriculum/social_studies/vsc_toolkit.html.

 

Date: 6/20/2006