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VA.2.Introduction to History and Social Science
Introduction to History and Social Science
Civics 2.10. The student will explain the responsibilities of a good citizen, with emphasis on: 2.10.c) describing actions that can improve the school and community.
2.11. The student will identify George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Susan B. Anthony, Helen Keller, Jackie Robinson, and Martin Luther King, Jr. as Americans whose contributions improved the lives of other Americans. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
2.12. The student will understand that the people of Virginia: 2.12.a) have state and local government officials who are elected by voters.
2.12.b) have diverse ethnic origins, customs, and traditions, make contributions to their communities, and are united as Americans by common principles.
Economics 2.7. The student will describe natural resources (water, soil, wood, and coal), human resources (people at work), and capital resources (machines, tools, and buildings).
2.8. The student will distinguish between the use of barter and the use of money in the exchange for goods and services.
Geography 2.4. The student will develop map skills by: 2.4.a) locating the United States, China, and Egypt on world maps.
2.4.b) understanding the relationship between the environment and the culture of ancient China and Egypt. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Landmarks
2.5. The student will develop map skills by: 2.5.a) locating the equator, the seven continents, and the five oceans on maps and globes.
2.5.b) locating selected rivers (James River, Mississippi River, Rio Grande, Huang He, and Nile River), mountain ranges (Appalachian Mountains and Rocky Mountains), and lakes (Great Lakes) in the United States and other countries.
History 2.1. The student will explain how the contributions of ancient China and Egypt have influenced the present world in terms of architecture, inventions, the calendar, and written language. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Landmarks