National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies (NCSS)
TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
SOCIAL STUDIES PROGRAMS SHOULD INCLUDE EXPERIENCES THAT PROVIDE FOR THE STUDY OF THE PAST AND ITS LEGACY.
PROCESSES - Learners will be able to:
Ask and find answers to questions related to the past in school, community, state and regional contexts.
INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT AND IDENTITY
SOCIAL STUDIES PROGRAMS SHOULD INCLUDE EXPERIENCES THAT PROVIDE FOR THE STUDY OF INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT AND IDENTITY.
PRODUCTS - Learners demonstrate understanding by:
Studying important people in the community and nation, at the present time or in the past, to list qualities that make them special.
National Center for History in Schools (NCHS)
Topic 3: The History of the United States: Democratic Principles and Values and the People from Many Cultures Who Contributed to Its Cultural, Economic, and Political Heritage
Regional folklore and culture contributions that helped to form our national heritage.
The student understands folklore and other cultural contributions from various regions of the United States and how they help to form a national heritage.
Topic 4: The History of Peoples of Many Cultures Around the World
Selected attributes and historical developments of various societies in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe.
The student understands the cultures and historical developments of selected societies in such places as Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe.