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3rd Grade - Social Studies

Civics and Government

Government: Basic Description
The learner will be able to give a basic description of government.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Government Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, Community Government, pp. 131-137 [Textbook].  National Government, pp. 147-157, State Government, pp. 138 - 143, Dictionary, Government Speaker
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  Chapter Content Test, Interviews with people from community, Look up definition of government, give examples of government
  
Government: Accomplish Goals
The learner will be able to describe how government can accomplish goals that could not be achieved individually.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Government Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Discussion, Discuss goals [Textbook].  Discuss a scenerio in which a goal is better achieved by the group rather than one person, Textbook, Video of town meeting
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  Class discussion, cooperative groups work to accomplish a goal
  
Law: Create/Groups
The learner will be able to identify groups of people who create laws.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Law Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, Workbook, pp. 43, 44 [Textbook].  Review Master, pp. 33, 34, Textbook, Video of government officials
  Assessment Resources
 
Tests, Chapter Test [Textbook].  Worksheet - identifying groups, Role play - meeting at a capitol building
  
Law: Enforce/Groups
The learner will be able to identify groups of people who enforce laws.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Law Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Civics and Government, policeman, judges [Textbook].  Textbook, List of rules in our school, School Resource Officer
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Relate rules to laws [Miscellaneous].  Questions based on speaker's address to students
  
Law: Apply/Groups
The learner will be able to identify groups of people who apply laws.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Law Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, p. 6 [Textbook].  County Courts, Rules of our classroom, List of laws that people obey
  Assessment Resources
 
Written Reports, Journal entry paragraph [Textbook].  Students keep a log of rules/laws they obey
  
Law: Disputes/Groups
The learner will be able to identify groups of people who handle disputes about laws.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Law Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Discussion, Discuss lawyers, judges, state officials, p. 6 [Textbook].  Picture of a courtroom, judge, attorneys, etc.
Cooperative Groups, Discussion [Cooperative Groups].  Description of jobs of judge, attorney, police
  
Law: Purposes/Describe
The learner will be able to describe the purposes of laws.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Law Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Discussion, p. 7 [Textbook].  Explain why laws are important and why they are needed, write student answers on board
Pictures, Observe for student understanding [Miscellaneous].  Poster of a classroom, city in chaos. Textbook
  Assessment Resources
 
Written Reports, Paragraph [Textbook].  Students write paragraph about what it would be like if there were no rules/laws.
  
Principles: Ideas/Values/Significance
The learner will be able to understand the significance of key ideas and values of American democracy.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Democratic Principles Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 4 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, pp. 181, 184, 218 [Textbook].  Election results from Gore/Bush 2000
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  Compare democracy to dictatorship/communism. List advantages, disadvantages
  
Citizenship: Rules/School/Write
The learner will be able to write a school rule that meets specific requirements, such as possible to follow, fair, understandable, and/or designed to protect individuals.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Citizenship Application Master 1.0 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 5 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writing, School Rules [Textbook].  Students will do this the first week of school when rules for the classroom and school are discussed. Character counts posters. Chart of classroom and school rules.
  Assessment Resources
 
Written Reports, Students make school rule list. [Textbook].  Compare lists within the classroom. Vote on which rules are most appropriate.
  
Public Service: Leadership/Powers
The learner will be able to recognize the powers of a position of leadership.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Public Service Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Pictures, Poster of U.S. Presidents [Miscellaneous].  Textbook
  Assessment Resources
 
Workbook, Worksheet - list responsibilities of leaders [Textbook].  Class election - those elected get specific responsibilities
  
Public Service: Leadership/Necessity
The learner will be able to explain why political leadership is a necessity in a democracy.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Public Service Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, p. 19 [Textbook].  
  
Public Service: Leadership/Value/School
The learner will be able to explain the value of leadership in his/her school.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Public Service Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 5 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, p. 19 [Textbook].  Discuss the role of the principal within the school, Game - "Follow the Leader", Principal as guest speaker
  Assessment Resources
 
Workbook, Worksheet/Quiz - regarding speech of guest speaker [Textbook].  Class Election
  
Public Service: Opportunity/School
The learner will be able to recognize opportunities for public service in his/her school.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Public Service Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs Bd. of Ed, September 1998, Third Grade Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Discussion, citizenship [Textbook].  Discuss how students can contribute as citizens. Explore the meaning of citizenship. Clean up playground. Textbook. Read to younger students
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  Group participation, Short paragraph
  
Public Service: Value/School
The learner will be able to explain the value of public service in his/her school.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Public Service Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs Bd. of Ed, September 1998, Third Grade Classroom
  
Public Service: Leadership Opportunities
The learner will be able to recognize opportunities for political leadership in his/her community.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Public Service Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Text, Field Trip to Courthouse [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Written Reports, Write letters to local elected officials [Textbook].  Questions concerning their duties
  
Public Service: Leadership/Value
The learner will be able to explain the value of political leadership in his/her community.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Public Service Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 1 Classroom
  
Public Service: Opportunity/Community
The learner will be able to recognize opportunities for public service in his/her community.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Public Service Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Textbook, Video of public service jobs [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Research the service and present to class [Miscellaneous].  Students choose a job and role play.
  
Public Service: Value/Community
The learner will be able to explain the value of public service in his/her community.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Public Service Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 1 Classroom
  
Public Service: Leadership Opportunities
The learner will be able to recognize opportunities for political leadership in his/her state.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Public Service Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Discussion, state leaders [Textbook].  Discuss people who are the leaders in the state, their duties, and how they were given the opportunity. Textbook
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  Write to state representative
  
Public Service: Leadership/Value/State
The learner will be able to explain the value of political leadership in his/her state.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Public Service Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, State Government, pp. 130-145 [Textbook].  
  
Local: Functions/Analyze
The learner will be able to analyze the functions of local government.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Government: Local Analysis Master 1.0 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Discussion, p. 4 [Textbook].  Name titles of government officials. Name responsibility of office holders. Video of town meeting.
Civics and Government, cooperative groups [Textbook].  Watch video - identify specific jobs, concerns, duties to which each commissioner discusses or refers. Partners present findings to class.
  
Local: Individual Participation/Name
The learner will be able to name ways individuals can participate in local government.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Government: Local Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Discussion, Voting [Textbook].  Discuss right to vote in local elections, support local officials, attend forums, etc. List of possible concerns or questions about our county/community
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  Go to town meeting. Students voice concerns about our community.
  
Local: Service Provided
The learner will be able to list important services provided by the local government.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Government: Local Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, p. 5 [Textbook].  Discuss taxes and services provided by them on the local level
  Assessment Resources
 
Review Masters, Review Masters 33, 34, Lesson 1 and 2 [Textbook].  Write letters to local officials. Ask questions about services. (See page 15)
  
State: Laws/Capital City
The learner will be able to understand that state laws are passed in the capital city.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Government: State Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 3 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, State Government, pp. 130-145 [Textbook].  Name capital city - Nashville. Discuss laws which might be passed. Map of Tennessee. List duties of Congress. Congress as guest speaker
Cooperative Groups, Question and Answer session with speaker [Cooperative Groups].  Group discussion of state officials at capital.
  
State: Governor
The learner will be able to understand that the person in charge of a state is called the Governor.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Government: State Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 3 Classroom
  Assessment Resources
 
Charts, Identify governor of TN and his responsibilities [Textbook].  Textbook - glossary. News footage of present governor
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  Look up definition of governor. List his responsibilities.
  
Federal: Presidential Elections
The learner will be able to identify the number of years between a Presidential election.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Government: Federal Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 3 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, p. 148 [Textbook].  President poster (pictures and years in office)
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  Mock election.
  
Federal: President
The learner will be able to distinguish between valid and invalid requirements for becoming President of the United States.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Government: Federal Application Master 1.0 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 3 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, pp. 147, 148 Valid Requirements [Textbook].  U.S. Government, p. 43
Civics and Government, Voting [Textbook].  Have students calculate how many years and months will pass before they can vote for the first time in a national election.
  
Rights/Responsibilities: Interaction
The learner will be able to describe the interaction between rights and responsibilities.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Citizenship: Rights/Responsibilities Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 2 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, p. 167 - Glossary [Textbook].  Writing a paragraph "Rights and responsibilities help people live and work together." List people at school who have certain responsibilities - Perform a skit that protrays those peoples' responsibilities. Classroom rules and responsibilities.
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observe and review students' compositions [Miscellaneous].  Identify the meaning of each. Give examples of how they relate to each other.
  
Rights: Conflicts/Resolution
The learner will be able to identify examples from history of conflicts about one's rights and how those conflicts were resolved.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Citizenship: Rights/Responsibilities Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 3 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, pp. 87, 88 [Textbook].  Discuss Revolutionary War, Civil War, Civil Rights Act, 19th Amendment. Martin Luther King - Video of "I have a dream" speech. Brown vs. Board of Education, buy boycott
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  Matching worksheet - Event and resolution, Paragraph - how students resolve conflict
  
Rights: Political/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize political rights.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Citizenship: Rights/Responsibilities Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 3 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Voting and Elections, Dennis Fradin, Book [Books].  Guest speaker - Voting Registrar, Textbook
Cooperative Groups, Discussion [Cooperative Groups].  Who can vote? Run for office? etc. Class participation.
  
Rights: Personal/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize personal rights.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Citizenship: Rights/Responsibilities Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 2 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Textbook, Bill of Rights, Posters [Textbook].  Constitution
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  Students list rights they have (at school, home, etc.)
  
Rights: Economic/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize economic rights.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Citizenship: Rights/Responsibilities Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Text, Guest speaker - Department of Human Services [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Workbook, Worksheets, Quiz, Journal Entry [Textbook].  
  
Responsibilities: Civic/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize civic responsibilities.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Citizenship: Rights/Responsibilities Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 5 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Textbook, Responsibilities [Textbook].  Students will identify different civic responsibilities in the classroom. Video (someone breaking the law.)
  Assessment Resources
 
Written Reports, Discussion [Textbook].  Students will explain how rights and responsibilities refer to the way members of a group use their rights and carry out their responsibilities. Groups - write paragraph - "Why we should obey laws and report those who don't"
  
Safety: Analyze
The learner will be able to analyze safety situations and procedures.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Citizenship: Safety Analysis Master 1.0 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Discussion, Safety responsibility [Textbook].  Discuss safety responsibility in the classroom, on the playground, in the home, and cafeteria. Evacuation plan for our school. (TVA)
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  Class discussion, Paragraph - procedures, why evacuate, etc.
  
Voluntarism: Examples/Name
The learner will be able to name examples of voluntarism.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Voluntarism Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Discussion, Volunteer Organizations [Textbook].  Name volunteer organizations and their purpose. Example: Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, School Organizations, Red Cross, Salvation ARmy, Hospital Workers, Peace Corps. Textbook, Worksheet, Video
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Oral Observation [Miscellaneous].  Students can report on purposes of various organizations. Worksheet - candy striper, Little League Coach, food collector, etc.
  
Voluntarism: Common Good/Explain
The learner will be able to explain how voluntarism promotes the common good.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Voluntarism Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Discussion, Volunteer [Textbook].  Have students tell what they could volunteer to do that would make a difference in their community
Adopted Text, Video [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Oral Observation [Miscellaneous].  Have students draw pictures that depict volunteers aiding people. Paragraph - "How volunteers help our community"
  
Necessity: Describe
The learner will be able to explain the basic necessity of government.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Government: Necessity Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 3, 4 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Text, p. 131 [Textbook].  Discuss the necessity of government on the local, state, and national level. Identify a problem or issue - Have students brainstorm possible solutions correlating issue to the way government operates
Civics and Government, oral assessment [Textbook].  Students compare government to how our school is run. Role play and presentations
  
Function: Society/Associate
The learner will be able to associate a government function with its effect on society.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Government: Function Synthesis Master 1.0 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 3 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Text, p. 3 [Textbook].  Discuss porpose of election, select candidates, candidate speeches, posters, ballots. Picture of our school, classroom, and students
Civics and Government, Mock Election and class discussions [Textbook].  Students identify ways school affects them. (government fun)
  
Function: Analyze
The learner will be able to analyze the functions of government.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Government: Function Analysis Master 1.0 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 1, 3 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Text, pp. 130-145 [Textbook].  Explain the purposes, structure, and responsibility of government. Cooperative Groups. Encyclopedia
  Assessment Resources
 
Tests, Ch. 6 test [Textbook].  Research paper/report. Quiz
  
Function: Purposes/Describe
The learner will be able to describe the basic purposes of government in the United States.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Government: Function Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County, 1-00, TN Standard 3 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Discussion, Discuss purpose and importance of government [Textbook].  Video: Bill of RIghts (School House Rock), Book: The Supreme Court Book: District of Columbia in Words and Pictures. Civics and Government, See: Day 5. Textbook, Encyclopedias
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observe student understanding [Miscellaneous].  Paragraph - Government purposes (work in cooperative groups) Role play
  
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Cultural Perspective

Community: Interpersonal Relationships
The learner will be able to the learner will be able to understand the dynamics of interpersonal relationships.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Community   Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed(a) Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Text, Worksheets and Review Masters [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Tests, Chapter Content Test [Textbook].  Interviews with people from community
  
Folklore: Heroes
The learner will be able to identify folk heroes that are a part of U.S. cultural history.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Folklore Knowledge Master 2.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed, Davey Crockett, Teacher Directed [Accelerated Reader].  
Paul Bunyan, John Henry, Davey Crockett, Johnny Appleseed, SVS [Video].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observe for Student Understanding [Miscellaneous].  
  
Community: Draw Conclusion/Picture
The learner will be able to use a picture to draw conclusions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Community Application Master 1.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
pictures of different kinds of communities, observe and compare [Miscellaneous].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observe for student understanding [Miscellaneous].  
  
Community: Draw Conclusion/Information
The learner will be able to use information about a person and his/her community to draw conclusions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Community Application Master 1.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
List similarities and differences between communities, Workbook [Work Books].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation, Oral Assessment, Independent Practice [Miscellaneous].  
  
Culture: Way of Life
The learner will be able to make inferences about a culture's way of life.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Culture Evaluation Master 2.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
p. 310, Discuss culture [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
Community: Housing/Similarities
The learner will be able to identify similarities in different forms of housing.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Community Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Indian Groups, Show different Indian groups and their housing [Bulletin Boards].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observe for Student Understanding [Miscellaneous].  
  
Literature: Biography
The learner will be able to identify the main idea of a biographical passage.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Humanities Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
""On the Day Peter Stuyvesant Sailed into Town, p. 232 [Literature].  
""In Coal Country" Judith Hendershot, p. 62 [Literature].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, oral assessment and observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
Culture: Define
The learner will be able to define culture.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Culture Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Discuss culture, p. 310 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
Family: Different Places
The learner will be able to understand how families differ in various places of the world.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Community: Family Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Draw, compare, and contrast families from different countries, Pictures [Miscellaneous].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, oral assessment and observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
Holidays: Significance/World
The learner will be able to understand the significance of holidays in countries around the world.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Holidays Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Books about Columbus, Pilgrims, Presidents, Martin Luther King, Troll - I Can Read About July 4, 1776 [Literature].  Crowell Holiday Book - Flag Day, The 4th of July Story by Alice Dalgliesh
Time Lines, Create or draw a time line [Miscellaneous].  
#19 Events we Celebrate, Transparency [Transparencies].  Book - "The First Thanksgiving"
  Assessment Resources
 
Written Reports, Oral Assessment, Journal Entry [Textbook].  
  
Culture: Change/Reasons
The learner will be able to list possible reasons for cultural change.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Culture Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Textbook, p. 130 [Textbook].  Talk about the movement of the early settlers and the countries they represented. Discuss the influx of various cultural groups who come to the US from other countries
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
Culture: Shared Elements
The learner will be able to examine how people share elements of their culture with others.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Culture Analysis Master 1.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Culture, Cooperative Groups [Teaching Strategies].  Cooperative groups will explore and report on various cultures and how they share with others. Writing assignment
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
Past: Live/Work/Understand
The learner will be able to understand how communities in the past lived and worked together.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Community: Past Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Pilgrims, Colonial Life in America by Margaret C. Farguhar [Literature].  Make a Colonial Village
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
Family: Live/Work/Understand
The learner will be able to understand how families live and work together, both in present and past times.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Community: Family Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Time Lines and graphs, p. 4 - 21 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Tests, Unit and Chapter tests - Ch. 9, Oral Assessment [Textbook].  
  
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Historical Perspective

Time: Vocabulary/Use
The learner will be able to use vocabulary related to the chronology of time, including ancient, modern, and/or future time.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Time Application Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Time Lines and graphs, pp. 190, 201, 218 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Workbook, Workbook, p. 62 - Skills Test - Ch. 9 [Textbook].  
  
Time: Calendar/Year/Decade/Century
The learner will be able to understand calendar time, including years, decades, and centuries.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Time Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Calendars, Recent and Past Calendars (if available) [Miscellaneous].  
  
Change: World/Time
The learner will be able to understand how world communities change over time.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Change Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, pp. 278 - 293 [Textbook].  Pen Pals, Text 273 - 292, Textbook Review Masters
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Oral Assessment [Miscellaneous].  
  
Change: Historical Photographs
The learner will be able to observe change over time through studying historical photographs.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Change Application Master 1.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
""A Trunk Full of History" by Susan Nanus, Painting: "The Grey Hills", p. 53 [Literature].  
  
Awareness: Historians
The learner will be able to understand how historians learn about the past when there are no written records.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Historical Awareness Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
5th Grade Social Studies Edition, Ch. 1, Historic site, p. 142, Artifacts [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
Analysis: Main Idea/Pictures
The learner will be able to identify the main idea from a series of pictures.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Historical Analysis Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Painting by Georgia O'Keeffe, p. 53 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
Analysis: Draw Conclusion/Pictures
The learner will be able to use pictures to draw conclusions about historical events or people.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Historical Analysis Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Time Lines, pp. 190, 201, 218 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Oral Assessment [Miscellaneous].  
  
Analysis: Cause and Effect/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize historical cause and effect relationships.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Historical Analysis Knowledge Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  
Analysis: Events/Inferences
The learner will be able to use information presented in a chart to make inferences about historical events.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Historical Analysis Evaluation Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Textbook, pp. 81, 102-103, 110, 134, 306 [Textbook].  make chart
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Oral Assessment [Miscellaneous].  
  
Time: Timeline/Use and Organize
The learner will be able to use and organize information presented in a timeline.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Time: Chronological Order Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Ch. 9, pp. 190, 201, 218-219 [Textbook].  Time Line Activities - Make a timeline to show early events in our history, Review Masters
  Assessment Resources
 
Individual Time Lines, Skills Test - Ch. 9, Oral Assessment [Textbook].  Students create their own timelines
  
Data Interpretation: Bar Graph/Analyze
The learner will be able to analyze information presented on a bar graph.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Data Interpretation Analysis Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Utilize and construct bar graphs, pp. 65, 75, 81, 83, 109, 178, 242, 318 [Textbook].  Bar Graphs will show temperature in our area and pets of students
  
Data Interpretation: Table/Read
The learner will be able to read a table.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Data Interpretation Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Tables, pp. 110, 134, 221 [Textbook].  
Tables, check tables and oral observation [Textbook].  
  
Data Interpretation: Flow Chart
The learner will be able to understand the purpose of a flow chart.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Data Interpretation Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Flowcharts, pp. 102-104, 110 [Textbook].  Making a card, 102, 103
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
Data Interpretation: Chart/Read
The learner will be able to read a chart.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Data Interpretation Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Assessment Resources
 
Charts, pp. 303, 306 [Textbook].  
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
Data Interpretation: Types
The learner will be able to identify different types of graphs, such as line graphs.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Data Interpretation Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Graphs, pp. 65, 75, 83, 109 [Textbook].  Using Line Graphs (Text) 318-319
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
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Technological Developments

Transportation: Sequence
The learner will be able to sequence modes of transportation in chronological order.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Transportation Application Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Time Lines Computer, pp. 218-219, 280-281 [Textbook].  
Time Lines, Check student time lines [Textbook].  
  
Transportation: Graphs
The learner will be able to draw conclusions about transportation from information presented in a graph.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Transportation Application Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Graphs, pp. 280-281 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
Communication: Written/Origin
The learner will be able to comprehend the origin of written communication.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Communication Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  
Science: Achievements/Various
The learner will be able to identify significant scientific achievements of various historical societies.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Math/Science Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Page was not in curriculum guide, N/A [Miscellaneous].  
  
Technology: Sequence
The learner will be able to sequence technological developments.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Technology Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Technology, p. 286 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
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United States History

State History: Settlers
The learner will be able to explain why early settlers came to his/her state.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
State History Comprehension Master 4.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
#13, Settlers [Transparencies].  
No titles listed, Indians - Cherokees, etc. Europeans 1500 [Literature].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Tests, Chapter and Unit Tests, Oral Assessment [Textbook].  
  
State History: Influence/People
The learner will be able to recognize significant people that influenced the history of his/her state.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
State History Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Tennessee Unit, CD-Rom [Technology Plan].  
  
State History: Influence/Events
The learner will be able to recognize significant events that influenced the history of his/her state.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
State History Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  
State History: Influence/Trends
The learner will be able to recognize significant trends that influenced the history of his/her state.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
State History Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  
State History: Order of Events
The learner will be able to identify the order of events within his/her state history.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
State History Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  
Figures: Introduce
The learner will be able to begin to understand the significance of historical figures, such as Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Susan B. Anthony.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Historical Figures Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Living History Series, Abraham Lincoln [Literature].  Martin Luther King, Jr., Susan B. Anthony
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
Figures: Revolutionary Leaders
The learner will be able to understand the significance of revolutionary leaders, such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Historical Figures Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Revolutionary War - George Washington, Literature [Literature].  
158, 159, 204, 205-206, Historical Figures [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
Symbols: Monuments
The learner will be able to identify major American monuments, such as building and statues.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Historical Symbols Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Historical Symbols, p. 162 [Textbook].  
#5 and #6, Transparency [Transparencies].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Tests, Chapter Test [Textbook].  
  
Symbols: Flag/Stripes
The learner will be able to understand what the stripes on the American flag represent.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Historical Symbols Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Book: Story of our Flag and American History for Children-US Fla, The Thirteen Original Colonies [Literature].  Discuss the Thirteen Original Colonies and that they are represented by the stripes on our flag.
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
Symbols: Patriotic/Understand
The learner will be able to understands the significance of historical symbols.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Historical Symbols Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Post Office, Field Trip to Post Office [Field Trip].  Visit a post office having replicas of symbols and discuss them
Adopted Text, pp. 184,185 [Textbook].  
Cooperative Groups, Patriotism [Cooperative Groups].  Have students plan a Flag Day celebration
  
Exploration: Discovery of America
The learner will be able to explain the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus and other European explorers.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Exploration Comprehension Master 2.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Text, pp. 192-194 [Textbook].  
(Living History) Christopher Columbus, Discovery of America [Video].  
  
Colonial America: Jamestown
The learner will be able to explain the settlement of Jamestown.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Colonial America Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, Colonial America [Textbook].  
(Living History) Pocahontas, Pocahontas [Video].  
  
American Indian: Daily Necessities
The learner will be able to explain how various American Indian nations obtained their daily necessities, such as food, clothing, and/or shelter.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Indigenous People Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, American Indian: Daily Necessities [Textbook].  
(American History) Native Americans, Video [Video].  
  
Plains Native Americans: Housing
The learner will be able to understand the use of tepees by the Plains Native Americans.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Indigenous People Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Make Tepees, Discuss Native housing [Miscellaneous].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
American Indian: Customs/Describe
The learner will be able to describe the customs of various American Indian nations.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Indigenous People Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Indians, Indian nations and their customs [Bulletin Boards].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
American Indians: Settlers/Affect
The learner will be able to determine the effect of new settlers on various American Indian nations.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Indigenous People Analysis Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Indians, Discuss effects of expansion upon the Indians [Teaching Strategies].  
  
Indigenous People: Environment/Explain
The learner will be able to explain how various indigenous groups adapted to their environments.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Indigenous People Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  
American Indian: Movement/Environment
The learner will be able to associate the movement of various American Indian nations with characteristics of the natural environment.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Indigenous People Synthesis Master 2.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Indians, Discuss why movement was necessary for survival [Teaching Strategies].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  
  
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Economics

Goods/Services: Needs/Wants/Vary
The learner will be able to understand how needs and wants may vary in different places.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Goods/Services Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Goods/Services, Compile list [Teaching Strategies].  Compile list of goods and services. Name goods and services, stores in our community. Maps, globes, atlas. Video of underdeveloped nation
  Assessment Resources
 
Tests, Needs/Wants [Textbook].  Assess discussion groups, Decide whether activity represents uses of goods or services, Adopted Testbook Test. Verbal responses, Participation in discussion, Paragraph comparing needs/wants in US and poor country
  
Services: Business
The learner will be able to associate a service with a type of business.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Goods/Services Synthesis Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Goods/Services, Discussion [Textbook].  Discuss where or who provides goods not provided in students' community. Pictures of various businesses. Community helper pictures/posters.
business person, Invite local business person to speak to class [Guest speaker].  
Textbook, Textbook [Textbook].  
Pictures, goods and services [Miscellaneous].  Select pictures from magazines that show examples of goods and services and label
  Assessment Resources
 
Tests, Oral assessment, Textbook Test [Textbook].  Participation in group discussion. Role play. Worksheet - match service with business
  
Goods/Services: Transportation
The learner will be able to associate methods of transportation with goods and/or services.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Goods/Services Application Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Text, p. 239 [Textbook].  Discuss how goods are transported from one area to another
Adopted Text, Discussion [Textbook].  Discuss how goods are transported from one area to another. Models of ships, trucks, planes, etc. Different catalogs, Various items (clothes, food, etc.)
  Assessment Resources
 
Tests, Textbook Test [Textbook].  Worksheets, paragraph, poster
  
Goods/Services: Distribution
The learner will be able to explain how changes in modes of transportation and communication impact the distribution of goods and services.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Goods/Services Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Text, Discussion [Textbook].  Discuss how inventions directly affect the modes of transportation and their impact on individuals in obtaining goods
  Assessment Resources
 
Written Reports, Assessment [Textbook].  Assess discussion groups. Have students write a paragraph on the effects of modern mechanization on distribution of goods
  
Income: Earning Money
The learner will be able to identify methods for earning money.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Income Knowledge Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Income, p. 240 [Textbook].  Explore the ways that modern inventions have created a demand for better trained workers. Name jobs and qualifications required. Ask students how their parents earn money. Job charts, play money, trade books
Graphs, Identify jobs and make a pie graph [Textbook].  Role play, paragraph about chosen career
  
Supply/Demand: Competition
The learner will be able to understand the cause and effect of competition.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Supply/Demand Application Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Supply and Demand, Make connection between supply and demand [Textbook].  Production Evaluation Chart, p. 221, Video of commercials advertising a similar product. Sale Papers (Wal-Mart, K-Mart)
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Oral Assessment and Assess discussion groups [Miscellaneous].  Cause/Effect worksheets, Shopping Lists and total costs
  
Economics: Money/Spending
The learner will be able to recognize methods of spending money.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Economics Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Money/Spending, Discussion [Miscellaneous].  Ask students what they buy at the stores and how they pay. Play Money, Credit Cards, Checks
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Oral Assessment [Miscellaneous].  Set up a "pretend store" - students shop using different methods. Check writing. Make budgets
  
Economics: Budget/Examine
The learner will be able to examine a simple budget.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Economics Analysis Master 1.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Graphic Organizer, Budget Plan, p. 240 [Textbook].  Graphic Organizer Salary/Budget/Needs/Wants/Savings, Handouts - break down of monthly expenses
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  Group discussion and participation. Students set and make a budget schedule
  
Economics: Decision Making
The learner will be able to explain how economic decision making is influenced by opportunity cost, scarcity, and price.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Economics Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Textbook, p. 353 [Textbook].  Analysis of gas prices over past few years. Textbook (Chapter on San Francisco & Gold Rush)
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Assess discussion groups [Miscellaneous].  Worksheet - comparing prices of various items over a long period of time
  
Economics: Resources/Economic Growth
The learner will be able to understand the importance of human, natural, and capital resources to economic growth.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Economics Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Assessment Resources
 
Charts, Textbook [Textbook].  Charts of natural resources, human contributions (jobs) Ex. trees=paper
Workbook, Worksheets, Lecture, and Discussion [Textbook].  Process of how each effects the other (human, natural, capital)
  
Employment: Work/Understand
The learner will be able to show an understanding of the world of work.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Employment Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Culture, Money Around the World 303 [Teaching Strategies].  Videos - different kinds of work - manufacturing, service jobs, corporate jobs, etc. Textbook
Cooperative Groups, Cooperative Groups [Cooperative Groups].  Role Play - incorporating different jobs in different areas of the world. Test
  
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Geography

Topography/Introduce
The learner will be able to become familiar with the topography of his/her surroundings.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth Attributes   Introduce 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed(a) Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Maps, Topographical globe, maps, textbook [Textbook].  
Graphs, Draw map [Textbook].  Draw map of playground, neighborhood, park, etc. pointing out physical and natural features
  
Concepts: Affect/Human Life
The learner will be able to describe how geography affects human life.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Geographical Concepts Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Text, pp. 49 -52 [Textbook].  Paint a mural, Maps, Weather Maps
  Assessment Resources
 
Workbook, Worksheet [Textbook].  matching, multiple choice, close sentences, class lecture/discussion
  
Concepts: Affect/Community Development
The learner will be able to describe how geography affects the development of communities.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Geographical Concepts Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Maps, Physical Features of the US [Textbook].  Map with populations labeled (1/3 of U.S. lives on Eastern Seaboard). Textbook. Map of our country
  Assessment Resources
 
Review Masters, p. 15 [Textbook].  Draw maps of our neighborhoods w/geographical features
  
Concepts: Terms/Place
The learner will be able to associate a geographical term (e.g. island) with a place (e.g., Hawaii).
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Geographical Concepts Synthesis Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Text, pp. 50-52 [Textbook].  Cooperative Learning - Make a topographical map of US Maps with labeled places. Outline maps
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  Worksheet - matching pictures to words, Label maps
  
Regions: Local Topography/Model
The learner will be able to construct a model of the topography of his/her local region.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Regions Application Master 2.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Maps, Make a topographical map of local region [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  Make salt maps
  
Physical Resources: Renewable/Feature
The learner will be able to name the features of renewable physical resources.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Physical Resources Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, pp. 57 - 59 [Textbook].  
Adopted Text, Worksheets, Video - Lumbering, fishing, etc. [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Workbook, Worksheet [Textbook].  Give examples, Quiz, List features of renewable resource
  
Physical Resources: Nonrenewable/Feature
The learner will be able to name the features of nonrenewable physical resources.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Physical Resources Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, List of nonrenewable resources - water, oil, etc. [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Workbook, Worksheet [Textbook].  Match resource to renewable or nonrenewable. Class participation. Define nonrenewable resource
  
Map: Symbols/Use/Locate
The learner will be able to use map symbols to locate places.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Map/Globe Skills Application Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Text, p. 24 [Textbook].  Identify map symbols
  Assessment Resources
 
Review Masters, Understanding the Lesson Review Master Ch. 2, p. 9 [Textbook].  Class group discussion locating places. Worksheet - map key - finding places, answering questions
  
Map: Neighborhood
The learner will be able to use a neighborhood map to find locations.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Map/Globe Skills Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Maps, globes, draw neighborhood maps [Textbook].  locate specific places
Maps, Maps of Meigs County and neighborhoods [Textbook].  
Graphs, Presentations [Textbook].  Drawing maps of own community/neighborhood
  
Map: Land Use
The learner will be able to identify land use on a map.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Map/Globe Skills Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Maps, p. 54, 57, 65, 77, 82 [Textbook].  p. 54 (physical features) p. 57 (coal and oil), p. 65 (forests), pp. 77, 82 (corn and wheat) Maps with various kinds of farming, mining, etc. labeled
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  Create bar graphs showing/identifying land uses in different areas
  
Map: Draw Conclusion
The learner will be able to use the information presented on a map to draw conclusions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Map/Globe Skills Application Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Text, p. 28 [Textbook].  Maps
Maps, Various maps [Textbook].  Maps (population, topographical, land usage, etc.)
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Observation, Observation [Miscellaneous].  Students work in cooperative groups to create maps of various kinds and present to the class
  
Map: Grid
The learner will be able to read a basic grid map.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Map/Globe Skills Application Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Text, pp. 124, 125 [Textbook].  Community Grid Map, Grid map of Washington, D.C.
  Assessment Resources
 
Maps, Grid Maps [Map].  Students work together to locate places in D.C. using grid map. Create grid map of school or playground. Define longitude and latitude
  
US Geography: State
The learner will be able to identify specific states given a map of the United States.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
US Geography Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Maps, U.S. Map - Color Specific States [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Geography, Check map for understanding [Textbook].  Each student chooses different state. They draw a picture of it and memorize its location. Look up facts about that state. Label outline map and color. Make a book of maps.
  
Populations: Settlement/Factors
The learner will be able to identify factors that affect human settlement patterns.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Populations Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Text, pp. 226, 229, 250-252 [Textbook].  Population labeled map. Tradebook - "Pilgrims"
Cooperative Groups, Group question and answer session [Cooperative Groups].  Discuss weather, natural resources, etc.) Lecture/Discussion of natural resources (water, animals (f00d), trees, etc.)
  
Human-Environment: Affect/Community
The learner will be able to describe how the environment affects the development of communities.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human-Environment Interaction Comprehension Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Text, Textbook, population and weather maps [Textbook].  
  
Human-Environment: Effect/Pictures
The learner will be able to identify a picture of how humans have altered the natural land.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human-Environment Interaction Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Text, Conservation [Textbook].  Pictures of New Amsterdam vs. New York City Today
List similarities and differences between communities, List changes [Work Books].  Students list physical changes they see when comparing the two pictures
  
Human-Environment: Adaptation
The learner will be able to analyze how people adapt to their environment.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human-Environment Interaction Analysis Master 1.5 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Assessment Resources
 
Geography, Discussion and reports [Textbook].  Discuss how we use, recycle, and preserve the environment. Write a short report about the changes that have occurred over the past 10 years in the ways that resources are used. Video of Alaska and its people.
Written Reports, Check Written Reports [Textbook].  List ways people adapt to weather, animals, lack of necessities, etc. Question and Answer session - Class Discussion
  
Earth Attributes: Hemispheres
The learner will be able to identify the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western hemispheres using the equator and prime meridian.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth Attributes Application Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, pp. 36 - 38 [Textbook].  Workbook, p. 20, Globe of Earth, Hemisphere Maps
  Assessment Resources
 
Workbook, Understanding the Lesson, p. 11 [Textbook].  Name the seven continents and four hemispheres of the earth. Ch. 2 Test. Identify equator and prime meridian on globe.
  
Earth Attributes: Latitude/Longitude
The learner will be able to differentiate between the meridians of longitude and parallels of latitude.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth Attributes Application Master 1.0 Meigs County Bd of Ed., 4-00 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Adopted Textbook, pp. 267-270 [Textbook].  Globe
  Assessment Resources
 
Workbook, pp. 76 - 77 [Textbook].  Ch. 12 Test. Create map of classroom using longitude and latitude lines. (degrees) Make up riddles, rhymes to remember longitude and latitude
  
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