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DC.3-5.Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills
Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills
3-5.1. Chronology and Cause and Effect 3-5.1.1. Students place key events of the historical era they are studying and interpret information contained within time lines and comparative time charts. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
3-5.1.4. Students summarize the key events of the era they are studying and explain the historical contexts of those events. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Civil War Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Pioneer Life Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Tall Tales Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
3-5.1.5. Students distinguish cause from effect and identify and interpret the multiple causes and effects of historical events. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Civil War
3-5.1.6. Students conduct cost-benefit analyses of historical and current events. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Civil War
3-5.2. Geographic Skills 3-5.2.1. Students use map and globe skills to determine the absolute locations (latitude and longitude) of places, and interpret information available through a map or globe's legend, scale, and symbolic representations. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Map Skills
3-5.2.2. Students define common map and globe terms including continent, country, mountain, valley, ocean, sea, lake, river; the cardinal directions, latitude, longitude, north pole, south pole, tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, equator, 360-degree divisions, time zones; elevation, depth, approximate distances in miles, isthmus, strait, peninsula, island, archipelago, 23-and-a-halfdegree global tilt, fall line; and compass rose, scale, and legend. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Map Skills
3-5.2.4. Students identify the human and physical characteristics of the places they are studying and explain how those features form the unique character of those places. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Landmarks
3-5.2.5. Students explain the distributions of cultures in places they study and how they create a cultural landscape.
3-5.2.8. Students explain the causes and effects of settlement patterns, including the effect of rural-tourban migrations.
3-5.2.9. Students identify and explain the process of conflict and cooperation (political, economic, religious, etc.) among people in the contemporary world at local, regional, and national levels. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Civil War
3-5.3. Historical Research, Evidence, and Point of View 3-5.3.1. Students analyze societies in terms of the following themes: military, political, economic, social, religious, and intellectual.
3-5.3.3. Students pose relevant questions about events they encounter in historical documents, eyewitness accounts, oral histories, letters, diaries, artifacts, photographs, maps, artworks, and architecture. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Map Skills Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
3-5.3.4. Students use non-text primary and secondary sources, such as maps, charts, graphs, photographs, works of art, and technical charts. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Map Skills
DC.3.Geography and History of the District of Columbia
Geography and History of the District of Columbia
3.1. Geography of D.C.: Students use cardinal directions, map scales, legends, and titles to locate places on contemporary maps of D.C and the local community. 3.1.3. Identify and locate major monuments and historical sites in and around Washington, D.C. (e.g., the Jefferson and Lincoln memorials, Smithsonian museums, Library of Congress, White House, Capitol, Washington Monument, National Archives, Arlington National Cemetery, African American Civil War Museum, Anacostia Museum, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Iwo Jima Memorial, Frederick Douglass House, Mary McCleod Bethune House, Wilson Building, and Mount Vernon). (G, P) Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Landmarks
3.2. Government of D.C.: Students understand the basic structure of the D.C. government. 3.2.2. Explain why it is necessary for communities to have governments (e.g., governments provide order and protect rights). (P)
3.2.3. Identify the different ways people in a community can influence their local government (e.g., by voting, running for office, testifying at hearings, or participating in meetings).
3.2.4. Describe the distinctions between local, state, and national government. (P)
3.3. Economy of the Local Region: Students demonstrate basic economic reasoning skills and an understanding of the economy of the local region. 3.3.1. Outline the ways in which local producers have used and are using natural resources, human resources, and capital resources to produce goods and services in the past and the present. (G, E)
3.3.2. Explain what a tax is and the purposes for taxes, and with the help of their teachers and parents, provide examples of different kinds of taxes (e.g., property, sales, income taxes). (E)
3.3.4. Define what bartering is (e.g., trading baseball cards with each other), and how money makes it easier for people to get things they want. (E)
3.4. History of D.C. (18th-20th Centuries): Emphasizing the most significant differences, students describe Washington, D.C., at the end of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. 3.4.5. Identify and research outstanding statements of moral and civic principles made in D.C. and the leaders who delivered them, that contributed to the struggle to extend equal rights to all Americans (e.g., Lincoln and his second inaugural address, Frederick Douglass and his speech against lynching at the Metropolitan AME Church, and Martin Luther King Jr. and his speeches at the Lincoln Memorial in 1957 and 1963, Rodolfo 'Corky' Gonzales at the Poor People's March). (P) Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Civil War Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Pioneer Life Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines