SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM

2015 2016

Grade 4

 

Topics

 

Objectives

1st quarter

Introduction to Geography

Longitude and latitude

Map work

World map

Defining the basic themes of geography

Understanding the use of and distinguishing between longitude and latitude

Effective use of an atlas

Following grid reference and cardinal points

2nd quarter

Landforms

Pakistan- location, history, landforms, climate, wildlife,

agriculture, natural resources, industry and related map work

Defining and identifying different landforms

Inferring from historical and geographical data on Pakistan

3rd quarter

Introduction to History

 

Ancient Civilizations

Understanding how the past affects us.

Developing vocabulary of historical terms.

Recognizing why all early civilizations grew along river plains.

Following growth and development of Mesopotamia and ancient Egypt.

4th quarter

IVC

 

 

 

Environment

 

Lahore

Recognizing the IVC as the oldest civilization in the world.

Relating to our rich cultural heritage.

Identifying important IVC sites.

Exploring the individuals role in conservation and environmental management.

Exploring the history and culture of Lahore.