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    Grade 4 Social Studies

    Curriculum Resources: Pennsylvania, Our Home
    Gibbs Smith, Publisher

    PA MAP
     

    Unit 1: Civics and Government
    Purpose of Government
    Documents of Statehood
    Symbols and Holidays
    Elections, Voting, and Officials
    Services Performed

    Unit 2: Economics
    Local Economic Activities and Businesses
    Competition in Business
    Taxes
    Government Involvement
    Resources, Transportation, Communication, and Technology
    Local and State Geographic Patterns
    Entrepreneurship

    Unit 3: Geography
    Geographic Tools and Maps
    Places and Regions in PA
    Physical Characteristics, Seasons and Weather
    Demographics and Human Characteristics
    Impacts of People and Physical Systems

    Unit 4: History
    Contributions of Individuals to PA History
    Documents, Artifacts and Historic Sites
    Continuity and Change
    Conflict and Cooperation