SST-01.1.01

1st Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 1: Skills and Resources

SST-01.1.01 Identify basic components of maps and globes (i.e., cardinal directions, map key, symbols).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • can identify cardinal directions. 
  • I can identify and use a map key / legend.
  • I can identify symbols on a map.

Proficiency Rubric

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to a proficient score of 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth understanding and application of knowledge regarding more complex material.   -The student is able to create a map using cardinal directions, a map key and symbols.  The student is able to explain the map to others.  This is done independently.  
  3.5 In addition to a proficient score of 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth understanding of knowledge on the content.  
3.0 The student identifies cardinal directions (north, south, east and west), reads a map key and identifies symbols on a map.   -The student can express his/her knowledge through words or writing.  
  2.5 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0 The student identifies cardinal directions and/or symbols on a map with only 1-2 errors.   -
  1.5 The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0 The student shows limited understanding of symbols and/or directions on a map.   -
  0.5 The student cannot tell or show any understanding about maps.  

Resources

Websites

Discovery Education

Elementary Social Studies

Parents Helping Students

Helping Your Child With Social Studies

Social Studies in First Grade 

 

Vocabulary

  • map
  • symbol
  • cardinal directions
  • north, south, east, west
  • map key or legend

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