Integrated SS/ELA CurriculumThe integrated Social Studies/English Language Arts (ELA) Curriculum is a web-based, user-friendly curriculum developed by teachers from the Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES region and beyond. The curriculum development process was guided by expert social studies and technology consultants. Following a continuous improvement model, the curriculum is updated annually. The content of the curriculum is based on the New York State Social Studies Framework, integrates the Common Core Standards for Language Arts and Literacy in Social Studies/History, and uses an Understanding by Design template.For more information go to http://www.pnwboces.org/SSELAKindergarten: Getting To Know Myself and Others
Unit One: Myself and Others
Unit Two: How Can I Be a Good Citizen?
Unit Three: Understanding EconomicsGrade 1: My Family and Other Families Now and Long AgoUnit One: Rules and LawsUnit Two: “We Are Family”Unit Three: Unity in CommunityUnit Four: What Do I Need? What Do I Want? How Do I Get It?Grade 2: My Community and Other United States CommunitiesUnit One: Active CitizenshipUnit Two: Rural, Urban, and Suburban CommunitiesUnit Three: Geography of CommunitiesUnit Four: Change and Interdependence in CommunitiesGrade 3: Communities Around the WorldUnit One: GeographyUnit Two: United StatesUnit Three: Brazil
Unit Four: ChinaUnit Five: KenyaUnit Six: Making a Difference around the WorldGrade 4: New York State History and Government
Unit One: The Three Worlds: Native Americans, Europeans and Africans Meet in New York StateUnit Two: The Impact of the Colonial and Revolutionary War PeriodsUnit Three: National and Local GovernmentUnit Four: Change Comes to New York StateGrade 5: The Western HemisphereUnit One: A New World RisingUnit Two: European Exploration and SlaveryUnit Three: Geography in the Western HemisphereUnit Four: What is Government Anyway? Case Studies in the Western HemisphereUnit Five: You Need It? You Want It? Do You Have It?Unit Six: Hands across the HemisphereGrade 6: The Eastern HemisphereUnit 1: Neolithic RevolutionUnit 2: River Valley CivilizationsUnit 3: Classical Civilizations
Unit 4: Comparative World ReligionsUnit 5: Mediterranean WorldUnit 6: Interactions across the Eastern Hemisphere