History Content Standards for Grades K-4

Topic Standards
Topic 1: Living and Working Together in Families and Communities, Now and Long Ago Standard 1: Family Life Now and in the Recent Past; Family Life in Various Places Long Ago
Standard 2: History of Students’ Local Community and How Communities in North America Varied Long Ago
Topic 2: The History of the Students’ Own State or Region Standard 3: The People, Events, Problems, and Ideas that Created the History of Their State
Topic 3: The History of the United States: Democratic Principles and Values and the Peoples from Many Cultures Who Contributed to Its Cultural, Economic and Political Heritage Standard 4 : How Democratic Values Came to Be, and How They Have Been Exemplified by People, Events, and Symbols
Standard 5: The Causes and Nature of Various Movements of Large Groups of People into and within the United States, Now and Long Ago
Standard 6: Regional Folklore and Cultural Contributions That Helped to Form Our National Heritage
Topic 4: The History of Peoples of Many Cultures around the World Standard 7: Selected Attributes and Historical Developments of Various Societies in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe
Standard 8: Major Discoveries in Science and Technology, Their Social and Economic Effects, and the Scientists and Inventors Responsible for Them