Learning Resource Type

Classroom Resource

The President

Subject Area

Social Studies

Grade(s)

1

Overview

This activity is recommended for first grade and allows students the opportunity to identify with local leaders in their community and state and discover their roles in their community. Students can begin to understand how problems are solved within their own community and who is responsible for solving them.

    Social Studies (2010) Grade(s): 1

    SS10.1.3

    Recognize leaders and their roles in the local community and state. (Alabama)

    Unpacked Content

    UP:SS10.1.3

    Vocabulary

    • recognize
    • describe
    • understand
    • identify
    • community helpers
    • mayor
    • city council
    • governor
    • capital
    • state
    • map

    Knowledge

    Students know:
    • The roles of leaders in the community and state including the governor and mayor.
    • The purpose of state map and that Alabama's capital is Montgomery.
    • Vocabulary: community helpers, mayor, city council, governor, capital, state, map

    Skills

    Students are able to:
    • Describe the roles of public officials in the state of Alabama and leaders in the local community.
    • Use a map to find location of Alabama and its capital Montgomery.
    • Describe and list examples of community helpers.
    • Recognize the role of a leader. Identify the capital on a state map.

    Understanding

    Students understand that:
    • Leaders in the local community and state, including mayor and governor, have certain roles.
    • The capital of Alabama is Montgomery.
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    Learning Activity

    Resource Provider

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    Resource Provider other

    College Career & Civic Life (C3)
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    CUSTOM
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