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    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.