Social Studies



First Grade Social Studies Resources

First Grade Curriculum:
Description of Course
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills

Scope and Sequence

Instructional Strategies:
Handbook for Grades K-3

Annotated Bibliographies for K-5
Children's Literature  - Aligned by Social Studies Strand

Other Curriculum Resources:
TEKS Biographies
TEKS Glossaries

Assessment Resources:
Grades K-5

Constitution Day Resources:
Primary documents, lesson plans, and stories for kids

Celebrate Freedom Week
Lesson Plans for K-5

Professional Social Studies Organizations:
Links to Local, State and National Organizations

Professional Listservs:
Get the latest from TEA and Region XIII Social Studies Teams

Links and Resources:

Vocabulary Picture Matching Game - 1st Grade (Word Document)
Postcard Geography
Relationships Within Places
Helpful Hints for Planet Earth
Public Transportation
History of Airplanes
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government
Inventions II
Meet Amazing Americans
Texas Parks and Wildlife for Kids
Make a Timeline Online

Historical Figures:
Sam Houston
Sam Houston
Sam Houston
Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln
Alexander Graham Bell
Alexander Graham Bell
Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison

National Holidays:
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Independence Day
Veterans' Day

United States

For more information about the Social Studies curriculum, contact:

Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Department
Georgetown Independent School District
603 Lakeway Drive, Georgetown, TX 78628
(512) 943-5000