A ninety-five (95) page booklet that will help First Grade Teachers address all 14 of Ohio's Social Studies Standards for Grade 1.
This booklet is complete with the explanation of each standard and a section of printable pages for your students to delve deeper into the meanings.
Ohio has many unique geographical features, historical peoples and famous people. Maps will help your students visualize the past and make connections to their own homes, towns, and communities. Which Native American Indian tribe lived where you live now? What body of water do you live closer to?
Can you spot the canals that joined Lake Erie to the Ohio River so that goods and people could be transported better?
Maps will help you students understand why Marietta was the first settlement and why Cincinnati was downstream to it. The importance of flatboats and then keels will make sense to the young children with pictures and maps.
A Map of a famous amusement park, Cedar Point, will be a fun way to learn while finding roller coasters. Students will use KEYS to find and locate camping places in Hocking Hills, an Ohio park.
Making sense of time, past and present and arranging pictures in sequential order will be real with pictures of famous Ohioans like the Wright Brothers! Students will become good at finding what came first and labeling those pictures such as a horse before a bike, and a wagon before a truck.
Comparing primary source pictures of our Ohio Civil War Generals will enable your children to become observant and pay attention to details. They will assemble a time line of Ohio History with an assortment of color coded events of people, and history.
Working with goods and services, consumers and producers, children will see how important Ohio is in producing goods! Using tally marks, they will be guided to find these items at their own homes!
Rules are important and can vary according to the place, time and circumstance. Demonstrating this to children and sharing they will be able to compare and understand why it is permitted to run outside, but not in the classroom. Why it is okay to be quiet in a classroom and yet they can be loud and boisterous at a kickball game.
This work book will be a valuable resource and can be modified to working together on pages or asking children to work in small groups as your classroom needs dictate.
Some of the answers do vary, so discussion and sharing ideas is the goal.