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Parent Connections for Social Studies - First Grade Semester 2 - Studying the Past

Teacher Teresa explains why we examine the past.

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How does learning about the past help us in the present? Let’s think like historians!

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Investigators will discover how inventions and technology has influence the way we work, communicate, and live.

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In Studying the Past, students will discover how historical figures contributed to our nation. Students will create calendars and timelines to chronicle events and the contributions of people, including Sam Houston, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Martin Luther King Jr., in history.

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Junior historians will also find out how people such as Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, Garrett Morgan, and Richard Allen exhibited individualism and inventiveness!

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Books that Connect!

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1st Grade - Unit 4