• Social Studies will be integrated into ELA and may also be project based. 
     
    Civics: Understands a community is made up of people with different cultural perspectives: Cultural Treasure Box and Native American Unit (Pacific Northwest Tribes).
     
    Economics: Understands economic systems are influenced by laws, values and customs of a culture. We will focus on a Government Unit studying the three branches of government.
     
    Geography: Understands cultural characteristics of regions in North America; Understands elements all cultures share: Native American Unit (Pacific Northwest Tribes) and basic understand of geography concepts.
     
    History: Understands how various cultural groups have shaped history.
     
    Social Studies Skills: Uses questions to find information in technology and print resources.
     
    Materials: 
    Story Works 
    Social Studies Textbook: Communities
    Supplemental Materials