Grade 1 Social Studies
Curriculum Resources: Harcourt Social Studies-A Child's View
Unit 1: Rules and Laws
Big Idea: Rules and laws guide people to live safely and as responsible citizens.
Unit 2: Where People Live
Big Idea: People live in many different locations.
Unit 3: We Love Our Country
Big Idea: We learn about our country through our heroes, symbols, and holidays.
Unit 4: Our Changing World
Big Idea: In many ways, people today are the same as people who lived long ago, but the way people lived has changed over time.
Unit 5: Meeting People
Big Idea: Although Americans come from different backgrounds, they share some beliefs.
Unit 6: The Marketplace
Big Idea: People trade goods and services with each other, making choices about how to spend their money.