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Social Studies

Introduction

Butterfly grade one social studies syllabus book has life skills and general civic awareness presented in easy to understand format.

This book includes key life skills from the most recognised 4H model of life skills. Each life skill is developed with the help of stories and events from real life. Each life skill has sufficient practice material to help children develop that particular life skill. The life skills included in this book are:

  1. Critical thinking
  2. Self motivation
  3. Healthy life style choices
  4. Keeping record
  5. learning to learn
  6. Planning
  7. Team work

This social studies book also incorporates civic skills recommended by numerous international curriculums. Again, each civic skill is developed through activities and worksheets provided at the end of the chapter. The civic skills included in this social studies syllabus book are:

  1. Solving problems
  2. Resolving conflicts
  3. Finding opportunities
  4. Managing resources
  5. Observing places
  6. Sequencing events

The contents  come from interesting stories from our home and environment. The content included in this book are age appropriate, relevant and interesting for children of this age.

Content of the Book

Common Core Standards

Class 1 (Social Studies)

Students should be able to:

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1.Reading: Literature

Key Ideas and Details

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.1
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.2
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
 

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2.Craft and Structure

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.5
Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.

 

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3.

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.7
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.

 

 

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.9
Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.
 

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4.

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.10
With prompting and support, read prose and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1.

 

 

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5.

Reading: Informational Text

Key Ideas and Details:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.1
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.2
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.3
Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
    

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6.

Craft and Structure:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.4
Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.

 

 

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.6
Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.
 

 

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7.

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.7
Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.

 

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.8
Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.
 

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8.

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.10
With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.

 

 

 

 

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9.Reading: Writing

Text Types and Purposes:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.1
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.

 

 

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.2
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
 

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10.

Production and Distribution of Writing:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.5
With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.

 

 

 

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11.Research to Build and Present Knowledge:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.8
With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

 

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12.Reading: Speaking & Listening

Comprehension and Collaboration:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.1
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.

 

 

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.1.A
Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
 

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.1.B
Build on others’ talk in conversations by responding to the comments of others through multiple exchanges.
 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.1.C
Ask questions to clear up any confusion about the topics and texts under discussion.
 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.2
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.3
Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood.
 

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13.

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.4
Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.

 

 

 

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