Academic Standard: Grade Level or Course

First Grade: Tennesee's Place in America
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Set: 
Social Studies (2014-2019)
Type: 
Grade Level or Course — Grade Level
Code: 
1
Grade range: 
No grade range
Groupings:
Educational Division = Primary Education
First grade students will build upon knowledge of major historical events, holidays, symbols, and individuals associated with Tennessee and the United States. Students will listen to and read folktales and non-fiction texts from across the United States to gain a better understanding of the importance of these historical concepts. They will also discuss cultures and human patterns of places and regions in Tennessee. Students will demonstrate an understanding of how individuals, families, and communities live and work together in Tennessee, the United States, and around the world. An emphasis will be placed on goods and services that originate in Tennessee. Students will demonstrate an understanding of how people interact with the environment locally and globally, which will be accomplished by building on previously learned geographic skills and concepts. This will include identifying major cities and physical features in Tennessee and the rest of the United States. Students will demonstrate an understanding of how the state and federal government functions and how government affects families.
 
Elements within this Grade Level or Course
 
Subject
 
Culture
 
Economics
 
Geography
 
Government and Civics
 
History