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Standards to be Covered


1.    Recognize the importance of celebrations and national holidays.

2.    Recognize the importance of U.S. symbols.

3.    Define and give examples of rules and laws, and why they are important.

4.    Explain the purpose and necessity of rules and laws at home, school, and


5.    Demonstrate the characteristics of being a good citizen.  

6.    Demonstrate that conflicts among friends can be resolved in ways are consistent

       with a good citizen.

7.    Describe fair ways for groups to make decisions.

8.    Describe and give examples of seasonal weather changes, and illustrate how  

       weather affects people and their environment.

9.    Develop an understanding of how to use and create a time line.

10.  Develop an awareness of a primary source.

11.  Compare children and families of today with those of the past.

12.  Listen to and retell stories about people int he past who have shown character

       ideals and principals including honesty, courage, and responsibility.

13.  Use words and phrases related to sequentially ordered events that have

       occurred in school.

14.  Describe the relative location of people, places, and things by using positional


15.  Explain that maps and globes help locate different places and globes are a 

       model of the Earth.

16.  Identify cardinal directions(north, east, south, west)

17.  Differentiate land and water features o simple maps and globes.

18.  Locate and describe places in the school and community.

19.  Know one's own phone number, street address, city or town and that Florida is the

       state in which the students lives.

20.  Identify basic land forms.

21.  Identify basic bodies of water.

22.  Describe the different kinds of jobs that people do and the tools

       or equipment used.

23.  Recognize that United States currency comes in different forms.

24.  Recognize the people work to earn money to buy things they need or want.

25.  Identify the difference between basic needs and wants.