1st 9 Weeks
Chapter 1 - Exploring Social Studies
SS.G.1.1 Use maps to explain physical and cultural attributes of major regions throughout American history.
SS.G.1.2 Use appropriate geographic tools and terms to identify and describe significant places and regions in American history.
SS.G.4.2 Use geographic tools and terms to analyze the effects throughout American history of migration to and within the United States.
SS.G.4.4 Interpret databases, case studies, and maps to describe the role that regions play in influencing trade, migration patterns, and cultural/political interactions in the United States throughout time.
Chapter 2 - Exploring the Americas
SS.A.2.1 Compare the reasons European countries colonized North America
SS.A.1.2 Analyze charts, graphs, maps photographs and timelines. Analyze political cartoons and determine cause and effect.
SS.E.3.1 Evaluate domestic and international interdependence.
SS.A.2.5 Discuss the impact of colonial settlement on Native American populations.
Chapter 3 - Colonial America
Chapter 4 - Life in the American Colonies
SS.A.2.2 Compare the characteristics (including economic) of the New England, Middle and Southern colonies.
SS.A.2.4 Identify the impact of key colonial figures on the colonies.
SS.A.2.5 & 2.7 Discuss the impact of settlement on Native American populations and the contributions of key groups on the culture of colonial America.
SS.A.2.6 Examine the causes, course and consequences of the French and Indian War.
SS.A.3.16 Explain key events in Florida during the colonial period.
SS.A.3.1 Explain the change in British policies after the French and Indian War.
SS.A.3.2 Explain the American reaction to the change in British policies.
Even with Hurricane Irma, no changes were made to the pacing guide except that the 9 Weeks Exam for Quarter 1 was canceled.
2nd 9 Weeks
Chapter 5 - The Spirit of Independence
Chapter 6 - The American Revolution
SS.A.1.1 Provide supporting details for an answer from text, interview for oral history,, check validity of information from research/text, and identify strong versus weak arguments.
SS.A.3.3 Summarize the contributions of the Founding Fathers during the American Revolution.
SS.A.3.4 and 3.5 Identify and explain the contributions of groups who helped the Americans win the Revolutionary War.
SS.A.3.6 Analyze the causes, course and consequences of the American Revolution.
SS.A.3.7 Explain the structure, content and consequences of the Declaration of Independence.
SS.A.3.8 Summarize the effects that various groups and individuals had on social and political motivation during the American Revolution.
SS.C.1.4 Identify the evolving forms of civic and political participation from the colonial period through reconstruction.
SS.G.1.2 Use appropriate geographic tools and terms to identify and describe significan places and regions in American History.
Chapter 7 - A More Perfect Union
Chapter 8 - The Constitution
Chapter 9 - The Federalist Era
SS.A.1.5 Identify, within both primary and secondary sources, the author, audience, format, and purpose of significant historical documents.
SS.A.3.9 Summarize the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and explain why it led to the Constitutional Convention.
SS.A.3.10 Analyze the compromises made during the Constitutional Convention
SS.A.3.11 Compare and contrast the positions of the Federalist and Anti-Federalist and explain how the issue led to the writing of the Bill of Rights.
SS.A.3.12 Summarize the precedents and impact of George Washington’s presidency.
SS.A.3.13 Summarize the major events that took place during John Adams presidency.
SS.A.3.15 Examine the lives of underrepresented groups during the early national period. Apply the rights and principles contained in the Constitution and Bill of Rights to the lives of citizens today.
3rd 9 Weeks
Chapter 10 - The Jefferson Era
Chapter 11 - Growth and Expansion
SS.A.3.14 Summarize the major events that took place during Thomas Jefferson's presidency.
SS.A.4.1 Explain the events that led to western expansion and resulted in our current U.S. boundaries.
4th 9 Weeks
Chapter 14 - North and South
SS.A.4.5 and 4.6 Summarize the causes and consequences of the 19th century transportation and technology revolutions.
SS.A.4.7 Explain how the New England textile industry was affected by the technological improvements of the era and its effect on its workers.