P.S. 274 Kosciusko
Maritza Ollivierra-Jones, PRINCIPAL
800 BUSHWICK AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY 11221Phone: 718-574-0273
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Instruction in the Social Studies content area involves all Grades Pre K to 5th grade students. The lessons are aligned with the NYS standards and core curriculum. The lessons & activities include the social studies skills of Geography, Sequence & Chronology, Research & Writing skills, Comprehension skills, Technology, Presentation skills, and Organizing information.
1st: Community Workers, Types of communities (City, Farm, Town), Different types of Transportation (air, land, water), map skills, changes over time
2nd: Making various maps to show where they live (in a Neighborhood, Town, State, Country, Continent), Landforms (Land and Water), How people depend on their environment, Pollution (Land, Water, Air)
3rd: Exploring the culture and ancient civilization of Egypt, Africa and then China.
4th: Slavery, Civil War, Map Skills, Helping to focus on the writing skills and Social Studies content
5th: States and regions of the U.S., Exploration of the Americas by European countries, Early Colonization and government forms, Westward expansion, Canada