Social Studies Students will… ·Understand how historical events and social changes impact people, culture, and events. ·Understand basic economics including goods, services, production, distribution, supply and demand. ·Understand principles of democracy; individual and community. ·Understand demonstrate knowledge of geographic elements (maps, charts, locations, physical features, patterns).
Ways you can help… ·Look at a map of Washington State. Find Lake Washington, Puget Sound, Seattle, etc. ·Together calculate distance between cities. Examine an atlas, discuss the different types of maps, and their uses. ·Discuss leadership experiences each of you may have had. Talk about how leadership occurs in your home, community, and state. ·Discuss a major family decision (vacation, purchase). ·Use a world map to locate areas of the world where products are imported and/or exported.