Virtual Field Trips

K-4 Social Science /History



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Susan Hartwell

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Curriculum Snapshot:
Topic:Social Studies
Themes: Virtual Field trips
Curriculum Areas:History/Social Science
Grade Level(s):K, 1, 2, 3, 4
Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks
History and Social Science (2003)
Grade 1
True Stories and Folk Tales from America and From Around the World
United States Leaders, Symbols, Events, and Holidays
1.3. Identify and explain the meaning of American national symbols. (H, C)
A. the American flag
B. the bald eagle
C. the White House
D. the Statue of Liberty
Grade 2
E Pluribus Unum: From Many, One
2.9. With the help of the school librarian, identify and describe well-known sites, events, or landmarks in at least three different countries from which students? families come and explain why they are important. (H, G, C)
Grade 3
Massachusetts and its Cities and Towns: Geography and History
3.9. Identify historic buildings, monuments, or sites in the area and explain their purpose and significance. (H, C)
Grade 4
North American Geography with Optional Standards for One Early Civilization
4.12. Identify and describe unique features of the United States (e.g., the Everglades, the Grand Canyon, Mount Rushmore, the Redwood Forest, Yellowstone National Park, and Yosemite National Park). (G)
4.13. Identify major monuments and historical sites in and around Washington, D.C. (e.g., the Jefferson and Lincoln Memorials, the Smithsonian Museums, the Library of Congress, the White House, the Capitol, the Washington Monument, the National Archives, Arlington National Cemetery, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Iwo Jima Memorial, and Mount Vernon). (G)
4.24. Describe the climate, major physical characteristics, and major natural resources of Mexico and explain their relationship to the Mexican economy. (G)


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