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Social Studies

Children will begin to gain an understanding of the larger world through social studies. In addition, they will begin to understand themselves, their relationships, and their responsibilities to themselves and to others.

Fourth-grade studies include:

Themes

  • Native American Studies
  • New Hampshire
  • US Geography
Skills and Processes
  • Participate in discussion of world and local events
Map Skills
  • Read maps and globes
  • Make maps
  • Interpret a variety of maps
Research Skills
  • Locate information on a topic using a variety of sources
  • Record information
  • From notes summarize and present information
Understandings
  • Similarities and differences
  • Historical growth
  • Cultural diversity and equity issues
  • Forces of supply and demand