1st Grade Social Studies and Civics Curriculum Questions

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This SOCIAL STUDIES and CIVICS resource provides parents and homeschooling families with 105 progressive curriculum questions and answers that align with elementary learning targets and content standards for 1st Grade.
It encompasses geography, history, early American heritage and exploration, and peoples and cultures of the world. The Civics questions aim to heighten children’s awareness regarding the role of government, citizens, and the importance of becoming contributing members of the community, the state, and the nation.
Why Ask Me Smarter? Because it is kid-engaging in that the BRAIN cannot resist a question! Because it is a simplified and stream-lined format in interpreting an elementary school curriculum and prescribed learning targets! Because learning is optimized through progressive questioning and spaced retention! Because many of the questions reflect “I Can” statements per grade level. Because it is a simple but important resource that serves to empower children with essential knowledge.
Can you locate our state on a map? What is the capital of the United States? What is the capital of our state? What language is spoken in Mexico? What types of things can you find in a city? Do you think that all countries share the same customs? What is the date and month of America’s Independence Day? What are some basic needs that people have? What is the value of one quarter? Who in the community delivers letters and packages to your home and wears a uniform? Are rules and laws in place to keep us safe? Whose job is it to establish laws: the citizens or the government? Do we have a state government with elected leaders? Do all citizens have civic duties in their community, state, and country?
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Donna M. Roszak is a resident of Wisconsin where she lives with her husband and two sons. In between taking care of her family and teaching Spanish, she writes simplified versions of school curriculum guides. She has lived and studied in both Spain and Mexico, and has led student groups to both Spain and Peru.

She believes that all home-schooling families share in her passion for helping children learn and grow, for empowering them with the reinforcement of essential knowledge and facts, and for providing them the tools to become life-long learners and informed members of our global society. Ask Me Smarter! Just the facts, never mind the bells and whistles!

1st Grade Social Studies and Civics Curriculum Questions