|First Grade History and Social Science Sites|
Richmond's First Grade Hotlinks
Teaching Virginia Standards of Learning Hotlinks
Fairfax County Links for First Grade
"The study of people, places, and deeds associated with holidays, celebrations, and traditions.
The students will locate the following on maps and globes: continents, oceans, the United States,
Virginia, and the local community."
Family of Nations Celebration for Primary
Students learn about other cultures by becoming a representative from another country.
They use the information they gather from their resources to help them complete a rebus poem
to present to their class inviting their classmates (fellow ambassadors) to come visit their country
People Around the World
The focus of the lesson is multicultural awareness. It is important for kinder students to become
aware of diverse cultures. This unit is designed to support that learning, through literature connections
and technology. Students will discover similarities and differences between their culture and those
around the world.
Abraham Lincoln Sites for Primary Grades
Westward Expansion: Collaborative Thematic Unit
"Students will investigate the pioneer movement: modes of transportation, reasons for moving,
people involved, and the life in general."
This lesson addresses the United States flag as a symbol of freedom and liberty.
It explores the importance of flag etiquette, the history of the flag, and the meaning
behind the pledge of allegiance.
United States of America
Presidents, The White House, Betsy Ross, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Maps
Immigration and Citizenship: Collaborative Thematic Unit
Introduce the concept of immigration and citizenship by first exploring the diversity of people. By discovering that everyone is different in some way allows us to pose questions about why.
First Grade Practice Test from Raleigh Court
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Last revised on Tuesday, March 07, 2000.