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DC.2.Living, Learning, and Working Now and Long Ago
Living, Learning, and Working Now and Long Ago
2.1. Geography: Students use map and globe skills to determine the absolute locations of places and interpret information available through a map or globe's legend, scale, and symbolic representations. 2.1.1. Understand how maps and globes depict geographical information in different ways. (G)
2.1.3. Identify the location and significance of well-known sites, events, or landmarks in different countries and regions from which D.C. students' families hail. (G) Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Landmarks
2.1.4. Explain the human characteristics of places, including houses, schools, communities, neighborhoods, and businesses. (G) Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Landmarks
2.2. Civic Values: Students describe the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. 2.2.2. Understand how one becomes an American citizen (e.g., by birth, naturalization). (P)
2.2.3. Define the meaning of words associated with good citizenship (e.g., politeness, achievement, courage, honesty, and reliability). (P)
2.3. Civic Values: Students explain governmental institutions and practices in the United States and other countries. 2.3.4. Identify ways in which groups and nations interact with one another to try to resolve problems (e.g., trade, treaties). (P)
2.4. Civic Values: Students understand the importance of individual action and character and explain, from examining biographies, how people who have acted righteously have made a difference in others' lives and have achieved the status of heroes in the remote and recent past. (P, S)
2.5. Civic Values: Students describe the human characteristics of familiar places and varied backgrounds of U.S. citizens and residents in those places. 2.5.1. Distinguish traditional food, customs, sports and games, and music from other countries that can be found in the U.S. today. (P, S)
2.5.2. Describe beliefs, customs, ceremonies, and traditions of the varied cultures, drawing from folklore. (P, S)
2.5.3. Explain the ways in which we are all part of the same community, sharing principles, goals, and traditions despite varied ancestry. (e pluribus unum) (P, S)
2.5.4. Understand the significance of the Statue of Liberty and how many people have come to the U.S., and continue to come here, from all around the world. (I, P, S) Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Landmarks
DC.K-2.Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills
Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills
K-2.1. Chronology and Cause and Effect K-2.1.1. Students place key events and people of the historical era they are studying in a chronological sequence and within a spatial context. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Time Lines
K-2.2. Geographic Skills K-2.2.1. Students use map and globe skills to determine the locations of places.
K-2.2.2. Students identify the human and physical characteristics of the places they are studying. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Landmarks
K-2.3. Historical Research, Evidence, and Point of View K-2.3.1. Students analyze societies in terms of the following themes: military, political, economic, social, religious and intellectual.
K-2.3.2. Students pose relevant questions about events they encounter in historical documents.
K-2.3.3. Students distinguish fact from fiction.
K-2.3.4. Students use non-text primary and secondary sources, such as maps, charts, graphs, photographs, works of art, and technical charts.