Monday January 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, schools closed
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, school is close
In “Communities around the World,” students learn about communities around the world. They also learn about citizenship around our world. Students bring with them knowledge about their communities.
Grade 4 Social Studies is focused on New York State and local communities and their change over time. They study geography, history, economics, and government. Fourth grade students will make and learn about local connections. They learn about the State’s history from before the European colonial era to the modern period. They make connections to present-day New York State and the local community.
Grade 5 Social Studies is focused on the history and geography of the Western Hemisphere. This includes how cultures developed, civilizations, and empires. They will learn the interaction between societies. They will compare the government and economic systems of modern nations. They also learn elements of archaeology. There are seven Key Ideas that cover a time span from prehistory into modern times. Students will make local connections throughout the course.