Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fourth Grade. Famous Explorers

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Vermont Standards

VT.6.10. Citizenship: Types of Government: Students compare and evaluate the philosophical underpinnings and the workings of different types of governments, including constitutional governments, in various times in their local community, in Vermont, in the United States, and in various locations world wide.
H&SS3-4:14. Grade Level Expectation: Students act as citizens by:
3-4:14.f. Describing the roots of American culture, its development and many traditions, and the ways many people from a variety of groups and backgrounds played a role in creating it.
VT.6.2. Critical Evaluation: Uses of Evidence and Data: Students understand the varied uses of evidence and data, and use both to make interpretations concerning public issues.
H&SS3-4:6. Grade Level Expectation: Students make connections to research by:
3-4:6.b. Proposing solutions to problems and asking other questions.
VT.6.3. Critical Evaluation: Analyzing Knowledge: Students analyze knowledge as a collection of selected facts and interpretations based on a particular historical or social setting.
H&SS3-4:1. Grade Level Expectation: Social and Historical Questioning: Students initiate an inquiry by:
3-4:1.a. Asking relevant and focusing questions based on what they have seen, what they have read, what they have listened to, and/or what they have researched (e.g., Why was the soda machine taken out of the school? Why is the number of family farms in Vermont growing smaller?).
H&SS3-4:6. Grade Level Expectation: Students make connections to research by:
3-4:6.b. Proposing solutions to problems and asking other questions.
VT.6.4. History: Historical Connections: Students identify major historical eras and analyze periods of transition in various times in their local community, in Vermont, in the United States, and in various locations world wide, to interpret the influence of the past on the present.
H&SS3-4:3. Grade Level Expectation: Research Plan: Students design research by:
3-4:3.a. Identifying resources for finding answers to their questions (e.g., books, videos, people, and the Internet).
H&SS3-4:6. Grade Level Expectation: Students make connections to research by:
3-4:6.b. Proposing solutions to problems and asking other questions.
VT.6.6. History: Being A Historian: Students use historical methodology to make interpretations concerning history, change, and continuity.
H&SS3-4:3. Grade Level Expectation: Research Plan: Students design research by:
3-4:3.a. Identifying resources for finding answers to their questions (e.g., books, videos, people, and the Internet).
H&SS3-4:6. Grade Level Expectation: Students make connections to research by:
3-4:6.b. Proposing solutions to problems and asking other questions.
VT.6.9. Citizenship: Meaning of Citizenship: Students examine and debate the meaning of citizenship and act as citizens in a democratic society.
H&SS3-4:14. Grade Level Expectation: Students act as citizens by:
3-4:14.f. Describing the roots of American culture, its development and many traditions, and the ways many people from a variety of groups and backgrounds played a role in creating it.