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Delaware: 1st-Grade Standards

  • DE.1.C1. Content Standard: Civics

    Students will examine the structure and purposes of governments with specific emphasis on constitutional democracy.

    • 1.C1.1. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain why leaders are important to people.

    • 1.C1.2. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain why elections are held to choose leaders.

    • 1.C1.3. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain why authority is needed.

    • 1.C1.4. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain how people in authority are responsible to those under the authority.

    • 1.C1.5. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain how people in authority are respected by those under the authority.

  • DE.1.C2. Content Standard: Civics

    Students will understand the principles and ideals underlying the American political system.

    • 1.C2.1. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain why people should respect others.

    • 1.C2.2. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain how people show respect for others.

  • DE.1.C3. Content Standard: Civics

    Students will understand the responsibilities, rights, and privileges of United States citizens.

    • 1.C3.1. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain the difference between responsibilities, rights, and privileges.

    • 1.C3.2. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain why people have responsibilities as citizens.

  • DE.1.C4. Content Standard: Civics

    Students will develop and employ the civic skills necessary for effective, participatory citizenship.

    • 1.C4.1. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain why people would work together to do something.

    • 1.C4.2. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain how people can best work together.

  • DE.1.E1. Content Standard: Economics

    Students will analyze the potential costs and benefits of personal economic choices in a market economy.

    • 1.E1.1. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students identify different types of resources used to produce goods and services.

    • 1.E1.2. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain why resources are scarce.

    • 1.E1.3. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students identify the next best option when a choice is made and explain reasoning for the choice.

    • 1.E1.4. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain why scarce resources cause people to make choices.

  • DE.1.E2. Content Standard: Economics

    Students will examine the interaction of individuals, families, communities, businesses, and governments in a market economy.

    • 1.E2.1. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain different ways that people trade.

    • 1.E2.2. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain why people trade.

  • DE.1.E3. Content Standard: Economics

    Students will understand different types of economic systems and how they change.

    • 1.E3.1. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students identify changes in human wants from the past to now.

    • 1.E3.2. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain why and how people use different resources.

  • DE.1.E4. Content Standard: Economics

    Students will examine the patterns and results of international trade.

    • 1.E4.1. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students identify examples of specialization.

  • DE.1.G1. Content Standard: Geography

    Students will develop a personal geographic framework, or 'mental map', and understand the uses of maps and other geographics.

    • 1.G1.1. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students identify the different ways maps and globes model the world.

    • 1.G1.2. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain how maps and globes use symbols to represent distance and direction.

  • DE.1.G2. Content Standard: Geography

    Students will develop a knowledge of the ways humans modify and respond to the natural environment.

    • 1.G2.1. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students identify different land, water, and weather features displayed on maps, globes, and photographs.

  • DE.1.G3. Content Standard: Geography

    Students will develop an understanding of the diversity of human culture and the unique nature of places.

    • 1.G3.1. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students identify how people live in different locations around the world.

    • 1.G3.2. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students identify how cultures are similar or different.

  • DE.1.G4. Content Standard: Geography

    Students will develop an understanding of the character and use of regions and the connections between and among them.

    • 1.G4.1. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students identify types of regions.

    • 1.G4.2. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain the differences between places and regions.

  • DE.1.H1. Content Standard: History

    Students will employ chronological concepts in analyzing historical phenomena.

    • 1.H1.1. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students tell time with a clock and calendar.

    • 1.H1.2. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain how chronological order helps people in daily life.

  • DE.1.H2. Content Standard: History

    Students will gather, examine, and analyze historical data.

    • 1.H2.1. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students identify artifacts and documents that people used in the past.

    • 1.H2.2 Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students identify differences between artifacts and documents.

  • DE.1.H3. Content Standard: History

    Students will interpret historical data.

    • 1.H3.1. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students identify historical accounts as descriptions of the past.

    • 1.H3.2. Performance Indicator / Gle:

      Students explain the use of an artifact or document.

 
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