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Courses Elementary School Online Social Studies

Second Grade Social Studies, First Semester (ESS1111B)

In second grade, students in this course will begin to explore the basic fundamentals of social studies including culture, geography, and economics.  Students will explore the Ancient Cultures of China, Africa, and the Celts.  Students will explore these cultures through ancient folk tales and fables.  Learners will create a photo book that describes the significant events in their own life.  They will also examine the importance of geography and direction.  Students will learn how to locate boundaries while using a world map.   Students will identify the places that were discussed in the previous lessons including Africa, China, and the British Isles. They will develop a rudimentary understanding of map symbols as they locate continents, the equator, and oceans.   Students will also learn to identify on a road map where they live, rivers, mountain ranges and lakes nearby their homes.   Learners will follow a step-by-step approach for successfully completing each lesson, which includes storytelling, repetition, projects, arts and crafts, and videos.

Required Course Materials - Not Provided by NDCDE

This course may require materials identified in the lists listed below. NDCDE does not supply any additional required materials and it is the student's responsibility to supply all materials required.

Course Syllabus

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North Dakota State Course Codes (MIS03)

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Course Duration and Extension

This course is designed to be completed in a 20 week semester. Students may extend the time for completion to 40 weeks by purchasing one of the following course extensions ...

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