The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship:
Students learn about the values of fair play and good sportsmanship and respect for the rights and opinions of others.
Geography of the Community:
In first grade geographic literacy is developed, by building on students’ sense of their neighborhood and the places students regularly go to shop, play, and visit.
Symbols, Icons, and Traditions of the United States:
First-grade students deepen their understanding of national identity and cultural by learning about national and state symbols. They learn to identify and understand American symbols, landmarks, and essential documents, such as the flag, bald eagle, Statue of Liberty, U.S. Constitution, and Declaration of Independence, and know the people, ideas, and events associated with them.
Life Today and Long Ago:
Students learn about times past with an emphasis on continuity and change. They compare different times and places and how certain aspects of life change over time while some things stay the same.
Cultural Literacy: One Nation, Many People
This standard focuses on the people from many places, cultures, and religions who live in the United States and who have contributed to its richness.
Economics: Goods and Services:
In first grade, students acquire a beginning understanding of economics. Students learn about the use of money to purchase goods and services and the specialized work that people do in order to manufacture, transport, and market such goods and services.