SST-01.5.01

1st Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 5: Geography

SST-01.5.01 Identify Earth’s geographical landforms (e.g., islands, mountains, plains, hills, bodies of water).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify Earth's geographical landforms.  

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 does independent research and shares information on various geographical landforms.  
  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 correctly identifies all landforms.   -The student will show his/her understanding through a paper and pencil assessment.  
  2.5 The student correctly identifies 6 of the 7 landforms.  
2.0 The student correctly identifies 5 of 7 landforms.   -
  1.5 The student correctly identifies 4 of 7 landforms.  
1.0 The student correctly identifies 3 of 7 landforms.   -
  0.5 The student correctly identifies 2 or less of the 7 landforms.  

Resources

Websites 

Discovery Education

Elementary Social Studies

Parents Helping Students

Helping Your Child With Social Studies

Social Studies in First Grade 

 

Vocabulary

  • island
  • mountain
  • plains
  • hill
  • bodies of water

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