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Title: Unpacking the Early Elementary Social Studies Benchmarks Education Success Starts Early


1
Unpacking the Early Elementary Social Studies
Benchmarks Education Success Starts Early
  • Concepts and Skills for Early Grades
  • Karen R. Todorov
  • Michigan Department of Education

2
You can not start before the beginning. . .
  • The benchmarks contain concepts, vocabulary, and
    skills that are necessary prerequisites to
    understanding.

3
There is no success without you
  • Teachers of Kindergarten to Grade 3 are critical
    to the success of students in social studies.

4
Knowing what to teach is the key
  • Unpacking each benchmark is a necessary first
    step
  • Creating conceptual units that build on big ideas
    is critical

5
Concepts and big ideas for History
  • Clocks
  • Weeks, months, years
  • Past, present future
  • Chronological order
  • Good character
  • Personal virtue
  • Stories from the past
  • Primary documents
  • Point of view
  • Facts
  • Interpretations
  • Evaluate the decisions of others

6
Select topics from History Themes for Grade 4
  • Prehistoric and Historic Native American cultures
  • French in Michigan
  • British in Michigan
  • Americans come to Michigan
  • Settlement and Statehood
  • Civil War
  • Natural Resources
  • Manufacturing
  • Depression and the Labor movement
  • Arsenal of democracy
  • Modern Michigan

7
History Themes for Grade 5
  • Native Cultures
  • Exploration and discovery
  • Colonization
  • Colonial Development
  • African Experiences in America
  • Early Conflicts in America
  • Causes of the American Revolution
  • American Revolution
  • Early U.S. Government
  • Expansion

8
Geography Concepts and Big Ideas
  • Human characteristics of place
  • Natural characteristics of place
  • Environment
  • Human wants and needs
  • Location
  • Community
  • Movement
  • Region
  • Place
  • Human-environment interaction
  • Country
  • Boundary
  • Major world event
  • River, mountain, desert, bay, island, plain,
    lake, peninsula, hill, plateau, valley, ocean,
    continent

9
Concepts and Big Ideas in Civics
  • Authority
  • Justice
  • Core Democratic Values
  • National Event
  • Government
  • Freedom
  • Decisions
  • International Event
  • Rules
  • Conflict
  • Influence

10
Concepts and Big Ideas in Economics
  • Production
  • Services
  • Markets
  • Economic exchanges
  • Cash
  • Consumption
  • Resources
  • Market economy
  • Coin
  • Goods
  • Distribution
  • currency

11
What social studies skills?Classify
  • Group data into categories
  • Put things in order time and importance
  • Put data in charts, graphs or illustrations

12
Interpret Information
  • State simple relationships between two things.

13
Analyze
  • Form a simple organization of key ideas related
    to a topic

14
Summarize
  • Create a definition based on information
  • Restate major ideas

15
Synthesize
  • Present visually in a chart, graph, diagram, or
    model information presented in another way
  • Communicate ideas orally and in simple sentences

16
Evaluate
  • Test the correctness of work or ideas by using a
    set of established rules.

17
Decision-making
  • Identify situations in which a decision is
    required
  • Identify some alternative courses of action and
    predict the consequences

18
Personal Skills
  • Recognize the mutual relationship between human
    beings in satisfying one anothers needs

19
Group Interaction Skills
  • Participate in making rules and guidelines for
    group life
  • Serve as a leader or follower
  • Participate in persuading, compromising,
    debating,and negotiating in the resolution of
    conflicts and differences

20
Social and Political Skills
  • Identify situations in which social action is
    required
  • Work individually or with others to decide on an
    appropriate course of action
  • Work to influence those in positions of social
    power to use core democratic values in decision
    making

21
Maps, Globes and Graphics
  • Orient a map and note directions
  • Locate places on map and globe
  • Interpret map symbols and visualize what they
    mean
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