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Big Idea

Map Skills
1.G.1.1 – Use geographic tools to identify
characteristics of various landforms and bodies of water
1.G.1.2 – Give examples showing location of places
(home, classroom, school and community)
1.G.1.3 – Understand the basic elements of geographic
representations using maps (cardinal directions and map symbols)
-Wikipedia
-Memorize
-Labyrinth
Students create a game on
matching map symbols
and then a graphic organizer.
Cardinal Directions
1.G.1.3 – Understand the basic elements of geographic
representations using maps (cardinal directions and map symbols)
-Maze
-Journal
Start are navigating the maze
with the north, south, east, or
west directions.
Rules
1.C&G.1.1 – Explain why rules are needed in the home,
school and community
-Write
Role plat of why we have rules.
National Holidays
1.H.1.3 – Explain why national holidays are celebrated (Constitution Day,
Independence Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President’s Day, etc)
-Browse
-FotoToon
-Record
-Journal
Students are creating a comic
strip about a holiday.
Goods and Services
1.E.1.2 - Identify examples of goods and services in the home, school
and community.
-Record
-Fototoon
-Write
Students are displaying goods and
service in the home and around school.
Conflict Resolution
1.C&G.1.3 – Summarize various ways in which conflicts could be resolved
in homes, schools, classrooms and communities.
-Record
-Fototoon
Creating a comic strip to example how
they would solve their conflict.
Comparing Languages
1.C.1.1 – Compare the languages, traditions, and holidays of various
cultures
-Browse (optional)
-Speak
-Paint
-Journal
Students are comparing how different
parts of the world say hello.
Population Map
1.G.2.3 – Explain how the environment impacts where people live (urban,
rural, weather, transportation, etc.).
-Browse
-Paint
-Write
Explain where people live on a population map
with a couple of statements.
Community Changes
1.H.1.1– Explain how and why neighborhoods and communities change
over time.
-Record
-Write
Conducting an interview about a community
and how places have changed over time.