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Social Studies Review TeXes Carol Klages, Ph.D.
Social Studies Content 36% of exam Standards IV-X Incorporates: HistoryGovernment GeographyCitizenship EconomicsCulture Science, Technology, and Society
Significant Historical Events Westward Movement Invasions Conquests Colonization Civil War American Revolution Texas Independence
Primary versus Secondary Sources PRIMARY First-hand Oral Photos Journal Letters Secondary Someone’s version of what happened Newspaper articles Textbooks
Geography Longitude (up/down) Latitude (around) Region (a defined part of area) Physical Environment (terrain, type of climate, etc.) Absolute location (locate any point on the earth’s surface)
Geography cont. Relative location (refer to the location of one place in terms of other places, e.g.; Victoria is south of Edna) Cardinal Rose (n,s,e,w) Scale (measure distance) Read maps
Map Skills Know Symbols Scale Direction Interpret Information
Government US Constitution Bill of Rights Power of Governments Political Systems Majority/Minority Rights Voters Informed Decisions
Government cont. Electoral Contests Executive Branch Judicial Branch Legislative Branch Marbury v. Madison Formal constitutional changes Federalism
Economics Command Economy Market Economy Opportunity Cost Consumers Division of Labor Production Process Resources
Texas Economy Oil Cattle Tourism
Citizenship Rights (vote, participate) Responsibilities (vote, participate, taxes) Customs Symbols Bill of Rights Different points of view
Citizenship cont. Democracy Voluntary participation Effective leadership Persuasion Debate
Culture Traditions Beliefs Role of family Oral tradition, music, art, etc Mythical heroes Acceptance of culture Roles of men, women in past
Culture cont. 4-8 only Diversity but unity 19 th century reforms Impact of religion
Science, Technology, and Society How technology is used at home, school, businesses How scientific discoveries affected life
Social Studies Themes.
Five Strands of Social Studies
H2.0 Nation Building & Development- Civil War -Identify and describe the causes, key people, and events of the Civil War H2.21 People, Culture & Civilizations-
Historical Themes Historical themes teach students to think conceptually about the American past and focus on historical change over time.
LA Comprehensive Curriculum
Studying Geography, Economics, and Citizenship
Fourth Grade Social Studies Guiding Questions. Unit 1: Map Skills-Examining the United States’ Place in the World 1.Can students identify and interpret.
SOCIAL STUDIES Grade Level Expectations and Textbook Alignment.
1. Methods of Social Studies. I. Geography A. INTRODUCTION -Cultures have adapted (or changed) their environment in order -Cultures have adapted (or changed)
Social Studies Jeopardy Round #2 VocabularyMAPEconomicsGovernmentGeographyHistory
Location- where something is located in a space. Absolute Location: is a places point on a globe or a map. (i.e. Latitude and Longitude) Relative Location:
How to Incorporate Social Studies Throughout the Day Based on Grades 4 – 8 (form 2) Social Studies Curriculum.
August 26 Warm Up In your notebook, list 10 essential words that you have used in studying social studies.
Social Studies Fair. EACH STUDENT MUST HAVE HIS OWN SOCIAL STUDIES FAIR NOTEBOOK!
1 st 6 Weeks Review World Cultures. 1. What are some ways people change the environment physically? Irrigation systems Building houses Cutting timber.
World Cultures – 6 th Grade 1 st 3 Weeks Test Review.
Unit Overview of Ohio Social Studies Strands For Sixth Grade Students Dr. Ron Helms Ed 617 Ron Freeman.
History What are the BIG Ideas?. What are the BIG ideas in history? Throughlines (themes) Guide us through the course material in every unit we study.
Location - Position on the earth’s surface Place - Describes the unique physical and human characteristics Interaction between People & Environment – How.
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