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					                                   2004-2005 Pittsylvania County Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

Grade/Course Virginia Studies Grade 4                                                  Grading Period                1st Six Weeks

 Time                                             SOL                                                                    Curriculum Map (Documentation
                      Unit/SOL                              Strand             Resources               Assessments
Frame                                              #                                                                 of/Adjustments to the Written Curriculum)


          SOL VS. 1 – Includes skills for
          historical and geographical
          analysis which is included in
          specific activities related to all
          strands

2 weeks   I. Geography – Map Skills              VS.2      Geography    CF: pgs. 2-6
             Interpreting maps                                         CG
             Cardinal and ordinal directions                           Social Studies VA, pg. 8-72
             Relative locations of continents                          Atlas of Virginia
               and oceans                                               Nystrom 5 region desk
             Kinds of maps                                             maps
             Virginia rivers and other bodies
               of water
             Neighboring states

          II. Regions of Virginia
2 weeks
              Tidewater
              Location                          VS.2                   CF: pgs. 2-6, 41-42
              Physical characteristics          VS.9                   Social Studies VA,
              Natural resources                 VS.10                  pgs. 42-45,
              Industries
              Major cities and reasons for
                 growth
              Importance of Navy and
                 shipbuilding
              Import/export




CF refers to the DOE Curriculum Framework; CG refers to the Pittsylvania Co. School Division Curriculum Guide



Revised 6/04
Grade/Course Virginia Studies Grade 4                                                    Grading Period 1st Six Weeks/Beginning of 2nd Six Weeks

 Time                                              SOL                                                                   Curriculum Map (Documentation
                        Unit/SOL                            Strand             Resources               Assessments
Frame                                               #                                                                of/Adjustments to the Written Curriculum)
              Regions of Virginia (continued)     VS.2      Geography   CF: pgs. 2-6, 41-42
2 weeks       Piedmont                                      Economics   Social Studies VA,
               Location                                                pgs. 46-49
               Physical characteristics
               Natural resources
               Industries/Products               VS.9/10
               Major cities and reason for
                growth


2 weeks   Blue Ridge Mountains                    VS.2      Geography   CF: pgs. 2-6, 41-42
             Location                                      Economics   Social Studies VA,
             Physical characteristics                                  pgs. 50-53
             Natural resources
             Industries/Products                 VS 9/10
             Major cities and reason for
              growth


          Ridge and Valley
             Location                            VS.2                  CF: pgs. 2-6, 41-42
             Physical characteristics                                  Social Studies VA,
             Natural resources                                         pgs. 54-58
                                                  VS 9/10
             Industries/Products
             Major cities and reason for
              growth


          Appalachian Plateau
             Location                            VS.2                  CF: pgs. 2-6, 41-42
             Physical characteristics                                  Social Studies VA,
             Natural resources                                         pgs. 60-63
             Industries/Products                 VS 9/10
             Significance of coal industry and
              exportation of coal




CF refers to the DOE Curriculum Framework; CG refers to the Pittsylvania Co. School Division Curriculum Guide

Revised 6/04
 Grade/Course Virginia Studies – Grade 4                                                Grading Period                Second Six Weeks, continued


  Time                                              SOL                                                                   Curriculum Map (Documentation
                          Unit/SOL                           Strand              Resources              Assessments
 Frame                                               #                                                                of/Adjustments to the Written Curriculum)
1 Week       III. Virginia Indians                  VS.2    History      Social Studies VA,
              Location of tribes                   VS.3                 Chap. 3
              Language groups                                           CF: pgs. 7-8
              Influences on colonists                                   CG
              Adaptations to environment
2 Weeks      IV. Jamestown
                                                    VS.3    History      CF: 9-15, 20
              Location and reasons for
                                                    VS.4    Economics    CG
                 settlement
                                                            Civics       Social Studies VA,
              Political (Power)                                          Chap. 4 ,5 & 6
              Social influences from England
              Economic
              Charter of Virginia company of
                 London
              Influence of English
              Money in colonial society

1 Week       V. Westward Expansion in Virginia      VS.4    History      CF: 16-19
              Movement of capital to                       Economics    CG
                Williamsburg                                             Social Studies VA,
              Exploration of western territory                          Chap. 7
              Contributions of German and                               Atlas of VA
                Scots-Irish




 CF refers to the DOE Curriculum Framework; CG refers to the Pittsylvania Co. School Division Curriculum Guide


 Revised 6/04
 Grade/Course Virginia Studies – Grade 4                                                Grading Period        3rd Six Weeks

  Time                                                SOL                                                             Curriculum Map (Documentation
                            Unit/SOL                          Strand          Resources             Assessments
 Frame                                                 #                                                          of/Adjustments to the Written Curriculum)
5-6 weeks   VI.   Reasons for American Revolution:    VS.5   History   Social Studies VA,
for VS.5          French and Indian War                                Chapters 7 and 8;
and VS.6          Taxation without representation                     Chapter 9, Lessons 1 and 2
(VI-IX)           Conflicts over trade

            VII. Virginia’s Role in American          VS.5   History   CF: pgs. 21-28
            Revolution                                                 CG
                Virginia’s Actions:
                  Boycotts of English goods
                   Formation of militias
                   Committee of Correspondence
                   Virginia Convention
                 Virginia Patriots:                  VS.6   History
                  Patrick Henry
                  George Washington                          Civics
                  Thomas Jefferson
                 Roles of African Americans:
                  James A. Lafayette
                 Important American Documents:
                  Declaration of Independence
                  Virginia Statute for Religious
                  Freedom
                  Virginia Declaration of Rights

            VIII. Formation of New Nation             VS.6   History
                United States Constitution                  Civics
                Influence of Virginia Declaration
                 of Rights and Virginia Statute for
                 Religious Freedom on Bill of
                 Rights
                Influential Virginians:
                  James Madison
                  George Mason
                  Thomas Jefferson
                  George Washington
                 Washington’s Presidency

            IX.   Westward Expansion of Nation
                 Louisiana Purchase
                 Cumberland Gap
                 Movement south & west for new
                  land
                 Virginians carried cultures and
                  traditions with them.

 Revised 6/04
Grade/Course Virginia Studies- Grade 4                                                 Grading Period                        4th Six Weeks

 Time                                                  SOL                                                                Curriculum Map (Documentation
                         Unit/SOLs                             Strand            Resources             Assessments
Frame                                                   #                                                            of/Adjustments to the Written Curriculum)
3 Weeks    X. Civil War                                VS.7   History     Social Studies VA,
               Terminology (as concepts are taught)                      Chapter 9, Lesson 3, and
                 Union                                                    Chapter 10
                 Confederate                                              CF: Pgs. 28-31
                 Free State                                               CG
                 Slave State
                 Abolition
                 Secession
              Compare and contrast the North
               and South:                                     Civics
                Slavery
                Economics
              Abolitionist Movement:
                John Brown
                Nat Turner
                Harriet Tubman
              Formation of West Virginia
              Secession of states and formation       VS.7   History
               of Confederacy
              Battles
               Bull Run (Manassas)
                Fredericksburg
                Richmond
                Sea Battle of Monitor& Merrimack              History
              Civil War Generals
               Robert E. Lee
               U.S. Grant
               ―Stonewall‖ Jackson

1 Week     IX. Reconstruction                          VS.8   History     CF: pgs. 32-33
               Social and economic impact:                               CG
               Destruction of land and farms                              Social Studies VA,
               Collapse of economy and money                              Chapter 11, Lesson 1
               Impact of freed slaves—
                   Sharecropping
                   Freedmen’s Bureau
               Movement to cities for jobs
              Political impact:                       VS.9   History
               Adoption of new VA Constitution                Economics
               gave voting rights to African
               American men


CF refers to the DOE Curriculum Framework; CG refers to the Pittsylvania Co. School Division Curriculum Guide

Revised 6/04
Grade/Course Virginia Studies- Grade 4                                                  Grading Period             End of 4 th Six Weeks / 5th Six Weeks

 Time                                                    SOL                                                            Curriculum Map (Documentation
                         Unit/SOLs                                Strand          Resources          Assessments
Frame                                                     #                                                        of/Adjustments to the Written Curriculum)
3 weeks    XII. 20th Century Virginia                   VS. 8   History       CF: pgs. 34-39
               Segregation and impact of Jim                   Economics     Social Studies VA,
                Crow laws                                                      Chap. 11, Lesson 2
               Shift from agricultural to industrial                         CG
                society
               Advancements in areas of                VS.9    History       CF: pg. 42
                transportation, communication           VS.10                 Social Studies VA,
               Economic changes –continued                                   Chaps. 11 & 12
                migration to cities from rural areas
               Civil Rights Movement:                                        Social Studies VA,
                Terminology(see Resource guide)                               Chapters 12 and 13
                Influence of African American
                Soldiers in WWII
                Brown vs. Board of Education
                Massive Resistance Movement
                Influential Virginians
                      Maggie Lena Walker
                      Harry F. Byrd, Sr.
                      L. Douglas Wilder
                       Arthur Ashe


           XIII. Three Branches of VA Government        VS.10   Civics        Social Studies VA,
               Executive                                                     Chap. 13, Lesson 2
               Legislative (General Assembly)                                CF: p. 40
               Judicial                                                      CG


2 weeks    XIV. SOL Review Prior to SOL Test            All     All strands   Social Studies VA,
prior to      Review regions, cities, industries,      SOLs                  entire textbook;
SOL test       natural resources, using maps,                                 CF
               charts, and graphs.                                            Atlas of VA
              Review and sequence major events                               Other selected
               in Virginia’s history using timelines.                         resources (see CG)
              Review and identify important
               Virginians and place them in
               appropriate historical context.
              Review important terminology
               referenced in TRG


CF refers to the DOE Curriculum Framework; CG refers to the Pittsylvania Co. School Division Curriculum Guide

Revised 6/04
 Grade/Course Virginia Studies – Grade 4                                        Grading Period                   6 th Six Weeks


 Time                                                SOL                                                     Curriculum Map (Documentation
                       Unit/SOL                             Strand       Resources         Assessments
Frame                                                 #                                                  of/Adjustments to the Written Curriculum)

        XV.      SOL review prior to test (cont.)



        XVI. Teacher Selected Enrichment
 3-4    Activities that may include the following:   N/A   N/A       Designed and
weeks    Historical Fiction Novels                                  developed by
         Travel brochures of Virginia                               individual teachers
             designed by students to review facts                    depending on
         Local history and government units                         activities chosen
         States of the United States




 Revised 6/04

				
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