BPS District Social Studies Standards Book

K-12 Grade Levels

Grade 01


glossary icon1st Grade Social Studies
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First GradeIn 1st grade, your child will be studying about their school and family . A high-quality Social Studies program is essential for all students. It provides a foundation for intelligent and precise thinking. Social Studies should also prepare every student to contribute to society as an informed citizen. To be a responsible and productive member of today’s society, a student needs to have a broad, connected, and useful knowledge of Social Studies.

SST-01.1 Standard 1:

Skills and Resources

    • SST-01.1.01 Identify basic components of maps and globes
    • SST-01.1.02 Identify current event sources


SST-01.2 Standard 2:

Important Historical Events

    • SST-01.2.01 Compare past and present family life over time
    • SST-01.2.02 Define chronological terms for broad categories of historical time
    • SST-01.2.03 Identify the people and events honored in United States holidays
    • SST-01.2.04 Describe the interaction of Native Americans with the Pilgrims


SST-01.3 Standard 3:

Economic Concepts


SST-01.4 Standard 4:

Government and Citizenship

    • SST-01.4.01 Apply good citizenship in the school environment
    • SST-01.4.02 Explain the purpose for rules in home, school, and community


SST-01.5 Standard 5:

Concepts of Geography

    • SST-01.5.01 - Identify Earth's geographical landforms


SST-01.6 Standard 6:

Human Development and Behavior

    • SST-01.6.01 Identify similarities and differences among various families