The activities in this resource can be used to introduce the Georgia Standards of Excellence:
SS1CG1 Describe how the historical figures in SS1H1a display positive character traits such as: fairness, respect for others, respect for the environment, courage, equality, tolerance, perseverance, and commitment.
The lessons are designed to introduce the positive character trait without referencing the historical figures. The author of this product thought students needed background knowledge of the positive character trait before studying the historical figures in SS1H1a.
This product includes a 5-day Teacher's Guide. The guide lists activities for each day. The lessons are introduced with The Easy-to-Read Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper. This text is not included in your purchase. The author of Perseverance (Social Studies Extensions) defines perseverance as working for a goal and not quitting. This is based on her teaching experiences with the historical figures. This resource also includes: