OK.4.CS. REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY - CONTENT SKILLS
4.CS.1. The student will analyze the physical, cultural, political, economic, and the historic features and places of the regions of the United States.
4.CS.1.2. The student will identify and analyze the cultural and historic features of the United States.
4.CS.1.2.D. Describe the diverse but unified nature of the American people by identifying the distinctive contributions to American culture of Native Americans, African Americans, major European groups, major Spanish-speaking groups, and Asian Americans.
4.CS.2. The student will examine Native American groups and European explorations and settlements impacting the development of the major regions of the United States.
4.CS.2.1. Identify the major Native American groups and their ways of life in each region including traditional housing and economic activities, customs and storytelling, viewpoints on land usage and ownership, and their contributions to American culture and history.
OK.4.PALS. UNITED STATES STUDIES - REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY - PROCESS AND LITERACY SKILLS (PALS) FOR LEARNING
4.PALS.1. The student will develop and demonstrate Common Core informational text reading literacy skills.
4.PALS.1.A. Key Ideas and Details
4.PALS.1.A.1. Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
4.PALS.1.A.2. Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
4.PALS.1.A.3. Explain events, ideas, or historic and geographic concepts based on specific information in the text.
4.PALS.1.B. Craft and Structure
4.PALS.1.B.4. Determine the meaning of social studies-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to United States geography and history.
4.PALS.1.B.5. Describe the overall structure (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, geographic/historic problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text.
4.PALS.1.B.6. Compare and contrast a firsthand (primary source) and secondhand account (secondary source) of the same event or topic.
4.PALS.1.C. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
4.PALS.1.C.7. Interpret qualitative and quantitative information and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text.
4.PALS.2. The student will develop and demonstrate Common Core writing literacy skills.
4.PALS.2.A. Text Types and Purposes
4.PALS.2.A.1. Write opinion pieces on United States Regional and History topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
4.PALS.2.A.2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
4.PALS.2.A.3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
4.PALS.2.B. Production and Distribution of Writing
4.PALS.2.B.4. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
4.PALS.2.B.6. With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
4.PALS.2.B.7. Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of United States regional geography and history.
4.PALS.2.B.8. Recall and gather relevant information from experiences or print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.
4.PALS.2.B.9. Draw evidence from literary or informational social studies texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.