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Grades K-4 History

Standard 2.Understands the history of a local community and how communities in North America varied long ago
  Level Pre-K (Grade Pre-K)
   1. Not appropriate at this level
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   1. Understands changes in community life over time (e.g., changes in goods and services; changes in architecture and landscape; change in jobs, schooling, transportation, communication, religion, recreation)
   2. Understands the contributions and significance of historical figures of the community
   3. Understands the daily life and values of early Hawaiian or Native American cultures
   4. Understands the daily life of a colonial community (e.g., Plymouth, Williamsburg, St. Augustine, San Antonio, Post Vincennes)
   5. Understands life in a pioneer farming community (e.g., the Old Northwest, the prairies, the Southwest, eastern Canada, the Far West)  A 
  Level II (Grade 3-4)
   1. Knows of problems in the community's past, the different perspectives of those involved, the choices people had, and the solutions they chose
   2. Knows geographical settings, economic activities, food, clothing, homes, crafts, and rituals of Native American societies long ago (e.g., Iroquois, Sioux, Hopi, Nez Perce, Inuit, Cherokee)  A 
   3. Understands the historical development and daily life of a colonial community (e.g., Plymouth, Williamsburg, St. Augustine, San Antonio, Post Vincennes)
   4. Understands the challenges and difficulties encountered by people in pioneer farming communities (e.g., the Old Northwest, the prairies, the Southwest, eastern Canada, the Far West)
   5. Understands how geographical features contributed to the establishment and growth of communities such as mining towns (e.g., Sacramento) and trading settlements (e.g., New Orleans, Vincennes, Astoria)  A 
   6. Understands daily life of diverse ethnic groups in urban areas long ago (e.g., a free African American community in Philadelphia, an Italian community in New York, a Chinese community in San Francisco)
   7. Knows the history of the local community since its founding, the people who came, the changes they brought, and significant events over time
   8. Understands changes in land use and economic activities in the local community since its founding (e.g., changes in technology, the work people did, transportation, local resources)
    

 A  = Assessment items available