The unique two-part Core/Extend lesson organization makes this Social Studies Student Book flexible, yet comprehensive. Each Core lesson delivers standards-based content, and the Extend lessons provide the opportunity to dig deeper for greater understanding.
Unit 1: People and Places Lesson 1: All Kinds of Groups Lesson 2: Living Together Lesson 3: Cities and Suburbs Lesson 4: Rural Communities
Unit 2: Places Near and Far Lesson 1: Your Address Lesson 2: Land and Water Lesson 3: Weather and Climate Lesson 4: Regions Lesson 5: Resources
Unit 3: Ways of Living Lesson 1: Families from Many Places Lesson 2: Sharing Cultures Lesson 3: America’s Symbols Lesson 4: We Celebrate Holidays
Unit 4: People at Work Lesson 1: Needs, Wants, and Choices Lesson 2: Work Lesson 3: Goods and Services Lesson 4: People Save Money Lesson 5: From Field to Market Lesson 6: People and Nations Trade
Unit 5: America’s Past Lesson 1: First Americans Lesson 2: Explorers Travel the World Lesson 3: Jamestown and Plymouth Lesson 4: A New Country Lesson 5: Past Heroes Lesson 6: Communities Change Lesson 7: Communication Changes
Unit 6: America’s Government Lesson 1: Government and People Lesson 2: Citizens Make a Difference Lesson 3: Laws Lesson 4: Leaders Lesson 5: National Government Lesson 6: Our Nation and the World