1 1 Grade 4-Social Studies Sparta Area School District A.4.1 Use reference points, latitude and longitude, direction, size, shape, and scale to locate positions on various representations of the Earth s surface Reference points using an atlas, globes, & maps Compass Rose Map scale Map key Latitude & longitude Equator & Prime Meridian Hemispheres Locate and use compass rose Locate and use map scale Locate and use map key Use latitude and longitude to find exact locations Use coordinates to find exact locations Identify equator, Prime Meridian, and hemispheres Daily Geography Practice (GEO) Globes Various kinds of maps/atlas Social Studies Textbook Map Videos (AV Center) Periodicals Various maps help us find our places in the world. Every map has a map key, map scale, and compass rose. Maps can be used to find exact locations. Coordinates, latitude, and longitude can be used to find exact locations. The equator and Prime Meridian divide our world into 4 hemispheres.
2 2 What are the different kinds of maps? Why do we use the map key, map scale, and compass rose on a map? How are maps used to find exact locations? How are coordinates, latitude, and longitude used to find exact locations? How can the equator and Prime Meridian be used to locate the 4 hemispheres? Geography A.4.2 Locate on a map or globe physical features such as oceans, continents, (include rivers, and lakes) mountain ranges, and landforms: natural features such as resources, plant and animal life and human features such as cities, states and national borders Social Studies Standard A Geographical Features Landforms (mountains, valley, plain, plateau, peninsula, island, bluff, marsh, oceans, rivers, bay, harbor, lake, sea) Continents (seven continents, Americas: North, Central, South) Regions of Wisconsin States Wisconsin Cities Understand and identify landforms Identify continents and understand Americas Understand that the landforms created the regions in Wisconsin Name and locate the 5 regions of Wisconsin Locate the 50 states Identify and locate important cities in each region Textbooks Daily Geography Practice (GEO) Globes Various kinds of maps/atlas Map videos (AV Center) Periodicals L.M.C. Teacher Resource Center
3 3 The Earth is made up of land formations and bodies of water. You live on a planet, continent, in a country, in a specific region, in a state, county, and city. Landforms in Wisconsin created the 5 regions. There are 48 continental states, plus Alaska and Hawaii. Each region has important cities. Which bodies of water and land formations make up the Earth? Where in the world do you live, starting with the Earth and ending in your own city? What landforms are found in Wisconsin and where are they located? Using a map, how would you locate the 50 states in the U.S.A.? What are some important cities in Wisconsin? Geography A.4.5 Use atlases, databases, grid systems, charts, graphs, and maps to gather information about the local community, Wisconsin, the United States, and the world Charts Graphs Grid Systems Read and understand charts, graphs, grid systems. Use charts, graphs, and grid systems to gather information Textbook Math Expressions Charts Graphs Computers Excel Periodicals
4 4 People use charts, graphs, and grid systems to gather information. Charts, graphs, and grid systems are way to visually show information that has been gathered. Information can be compared using charts, graphs, and grid systems. Creating a chart, graph, and/or grid system is a good way to portray information. Why are charts, graphs, and grid systems used to gather information? How are charts, graphs, and grid systems used to gather and show information? How do we use charts, graphs, and grid systems to compare information? How does creating a chart, graph, and/or grid system help to portray information? History B.4.1 Identify and examine various sources of information that are used for constructing an understanding of the past, such as artifacts, documents, letters, diaries, maps, textbooks, photos, paintings, architecture, oral presentations, graphs, and charts Prehistoric people Native Americans Archeologist Artifacts Examples of written history: ex: documents, letters, diaries, maps, and visuals Graphs and charts Understand the difference between prehistory and history Understand how various artifacts are used to explain the history of our state. Read and interpret information using graphs and charts Textbook Maps Videos Examples of documents, letters, photos, paintings, and architecture Charts and Graphs
5 5 Periodicals UW-La Crosse Archaeological Center An archaeologist is a scientist who studies and interprets artifacts. Prehistoric history is before written records and history is recorded. History is recorded by studying artifacts, documents, letters, diaries, maps, textbooks, photos, paintings, architecture, oral presentations. Graphs and charts can be used to compare information. Why are archeologists important? What is the difference between prehistory and history? How are artifacts used to help us understand our history? How are graphs and charts used to compare and contrast information? History B.4.4 Compare and contrast changes in contemporary life with life in the past by looking at social, economic, political, and cultural roles played by individuals and groups E.4.13/ E.4.14/ E.4.4 Investigate and explain similarities and differences in ways that cultures meet human needs that may lead to understanding or misunderstanding among people Native American people Explorers Fur Trade Revolutionary War Lead Mining Pioneers Immigrants Statehood Wisconsin State Symbols Wisconsin Flag Lumbering Civil War Farming Industrial Revolution World Wars (1917) (1942) Roaring Twenties
6 6 Explain the difference between prehistoric people and later Native Americans tribes Name some of the first important Wisconsin explorers Explain how the fur trade industry was important Wisconsin history Describe the major events of the Revolutionary War Describe the life of a pioneer in Wisconsin Explain how immigrants contributed to the growth of Wisconsin Explain how Wisconsin became a state Explain the events of the Civil War in Wisconsin Explain how people lived before and after the industrial revolution in Wisconsin Explain how the world wars influenced life in Wisconsin Describe life in the roaring twenties Textbook Videos Periodicals Notebook software Pictures and Photographs Guest speakers Wisconsinhistory.org Monroe County Historical Museum Ho-Chunk Nation There were many different native people who once lived in Wisconsin, Paleo, Archaic, Mound Builders, Chippewa, Menominee, and Winnebago Indians. Explorers and Missionaries were some of the first people to come to Wisconsin. The fur trade industry was important to Wisconsin. There were major events during the Revolutionary War that affected the history of Wisconsin Pioneers came to Wisconsin Immigrants contributed to the growth of Wisconsin Wisconsin the 30 th state The Civil War impacted the history of Wisconsin The industrial revolution made life easier in Wisconsin World War 1 and II influenced life in Wisconsin The roaring twenties was a good time in Wisconsin
7 7 Who were the Native American people that once inhabited Wisconsin? Who were the first explorers and missionaries to come to Wisconsin? How did the fur trade industry affect the economy of Wisconsin? What were the major events of the Revolutionary War? What was life like for the pioneers in Wisconsin? How did immigrants contribute to the growth of Wisconsin? How did Wisconsin become a state? What contributions did Wisconsin have in the Civil War? How did the industrial revolution make life easier in Wisconsin? How did World War I and II influence life in Wisconsin? What made the roaring twenties a good time in Wisconsin history? Political Science and Citizenship C.4.1 Identify and explain the individual's responsibilities to family, peers, and the community, state, and nation including the need for civility and respect for diversity Rules Laws Diversity Melting Pot Citizen Family Community State Nation Cooperation Rights/Freedoms Volunteer Discuss what it means to be a good citizen Name the rights and responsibilities you have as a citizen of Wisconsin Understand that rules, laws and government keep us safe Understand that we live in a country with diverse populations of people Daily Geography Practice (GEO)
8 8 Globes Various kinds of maps/atlas Social Studies Textbook Videos (AV Center) Leveled Readers School House Rock Melting Pot Rules, laws and government keep us as citizens safe. We have responsibilities and rights as citizens of Wisconsin. Our country consists of diverse populations. How do citizens participate in our community? What are our responsibilities and rights as a citizen of Wisconsin? Why are we a country of diverse populations? Political Science and Citizenship C.4.4 Explain the basic purpose of government in American society, recognizing the three levels of government Laws Government US Constitution Citizenship Democracy Voting State branches of government Legislative Legislator House of Representatives Senate Judicial Jury/ Judge Executive
9 9 Mayor/ Governor/ President Veto Political Parties Candidate Local/ State/ National Government State capital, Madison Bill of Rights Bills Amendments Taxes Identify our type of government, democracy, and it s branches Summarize the responsibilities of each branch of government Define the purpose of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights Locate the capital of our state government Know that political parties exist in our country Explain why levels of government (national, state, local) are needed Explain why citizens pay taxes Daily Geography Practice (GEO) Social Studies Textbook Videos (AV Center) Wisconsin State Capital Wisconsin Government for Kids/ website United Stated Constitution Monroe County Courthouse Historical Museum Government books (4 th grade planning room) Elected officials Wisconsin Government Website Wisconsin Blue Book There are 3 branches of government. The legislative branch makes the laws. The executive branch carries out the laws. The judicial branch interprets the laws.
10 10 We live in a democratic society. The Constitution and Bill of Rights are important to all levels of government. The capital of our state government is Madison. Republicans and Democrats are the two major political parties in our country. The 3 levels of government are local, state and national. Citizens pay taxes to support the government. What are the roles of the 3 branches of government? What does it mean to live in a democratic society? How are the Constitution and Bill of Rights important to our government? What are the two major political parties? Why 3 levels of government are needed? Why do citizens pay taxes? Economics/Behavioral Sciences D.4.5/ D.4.3 Distinguish between private goods and services that are part of the global economy and explain their use in Wisconsin. D.4.7 Describe how personal economic decisions, such as deciding what to buy, what to recycle, or how much to contribute to people in need, can affect the lives of people in Wisconsin, the United States, and the world E.4.15 Describe instances of cooperation and interdependence among individuals, groups, and nations, such as helping others in famines and disasters Region Consumer Entrepreneur Product Goods Services Labor Supply and Demand Economy Currency Business Natural Resources Human Resources
11 11 Capital Resources Recycling Volunteering Disasters/ Natural Disasters Identify the difference between goods and services Define 3 types of resources: natural, human and capital Understand how economics affect Wisconsin Explain how supply and demand affects our economy Daily Geography Practice (GEO) Globes Various kinds of maps/atlas Social Studies Textbook Videos (AV Center) Junior Achievement Community Service Projects A business is an organization that makes products- called goods and services that are sold to people, other businesses, and the government. A product can be a good (an item of value) or a service (work done to help others). An economy is the study of how people get the goods and services they need and want. There are 3 types of resources used in business. Supply and Demand affects businesses in Wisconsin. We must recycle. Volunteers are important locally, state wide and nationally. What are goods and services? What is the economy of Wisconsin like? What are the 3 resources used in businesses? What is supply and demand? Why is recycling important to us? What does it take to be a good volunteer?
12 12 Behavioral Science E.4.10 Give examples and explain how the media may influence opinions, choices, and decisions. Media Mass Media Opinions Facts Choices Decisions Explain how the mass media influences public opinion Explain how the internet helps us connect to the rest of the world Realize that our opinions can be influenced by the media Realize that all mass media is not factual Social Studies Textbook Videos (AV Center) Internet Newspapers Magazines Periodicals Commercials Newspapers in Education Week Mass media influences public opinion. Internet connects us to the rest of the world. Mass Media is not always factual. What methods do the media use to change public opinion? How does the internet connect us to the world? How do we determine what information is fact or opinion