Term: 2 Semesters
Accomodated/Modified Available: Yes
3rd Grade Oklahoma Studies introduces the student to the amazing history and culture of Oklahoma. The course begins with a primer on social studies skills such as reading maps. Students then explore the diverse geographic regions of Oklahoma. Civics and government are the focus of module 2. This is followed by Oklahoma history, beginning with the state’s prehistory and early contact between Native Americans and Europeans. Students will learn how the Trail of Tears brought the Five Tribes to Oklahoma and then survey the rapid chain of events that transformed Oklahoma from frontier to statehood. After covering recent historical events, the course concludes with a look at Oklahoma’s economic industries and cultural contributions.