Fourth Grade Social Studies

2009-2010: The Study of Michigan
2010-2011: Regions of the United States (currently under development)

Fourth Grade Social Studies curriculum is under development for the 2010-2011 school year and will align with the State of Michigan GLCE focus, Regions of the United States.  The following text describes the Fourth Grade Social Studies curriculum for the 2009-2010 school year.

The Geography of Michigan
What is Michigan's Geography?
How has the geography of Michigan impacted people's lives?
How have individuals and Groups adapted to and modified the geography of Michigan?

The History of Michigan
How have events in the past affected Michigan?
How have decisions made in the past affected Michigan?
How has Michigan changed over time?

Michigan Government
How do laws affect the lives of young people?
What are the rights and responsibilities of Michigan citizens?
Why do we have local, state, and national governments?

Other Resources:

Social Studies Grade Level Content Expectations for Fourth Grade 342kb PDF externallink.gif

AAPS Fourth Grade Social Studies Curriculum Map 135kb PDF

4th Grade Report Form 497kb PDF


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