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Mahomet-Seymour Schools

 Curriculum

Social Studies - Grade 2

 

 

 

Communities

 

The learner will be able to identify rural, pioneer, suburban, local and urban communities.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to describe changes, physical features and movement of people in communities.

 

  

 

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Geography and Maps

 

The learner will be able to distinguish world, continent, nation, country, state, and city.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to identify directions north, south, east and west.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to understand meaning of globe, map, and pictures.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to interpret bar graphs, pictographs and time lines.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to define natural resources and how to preserve them.

 

  

 

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Significant Men and Women

 

The learner will be able to know significance of the following people and holidays pertaining to them: Christopher Columbus, George Washington, Abe Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., Sally Ride, Harriet Tubman, Susan B Anthony, and Ben Franklin.

 

  

 

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Government

 

The learner will be able to understand the structure of our government.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to define and describe the use of taxes.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to identify service workers.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to identify governmental leaders.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to identify and explain flag etiquette.

 

  

 

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Transportation

 

The learner will be able to define transportation.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to recognize different types of transportation.

 

  

 

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Citizenship

 

The learner will be able to identify classroom rules.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to explain reasons for city and national laws and understand the consequences of actions.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to understand the voting process.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to explain steps to problem solving--identify the problem, identify a plan, individual makes a decision, evaluate the plan.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to discuss relationships with others.

 

  

 

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Economic Principals

 

The learner will be able to explain how we depend on others including resources and their uses and trading.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to distinguish between 'want' and 'need'.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to distinguish between service workers and volunteers.

 

  

 

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Holidays

 

The learner will be able to describe the customs and traditions of the following holidays: Labor Day, Veterans' Day, Thanksgiving, and Memorial Day.

 

  

 

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