Unit 1 : The Geography of New York State
Essential Question: Why does geography matter?
Unit 2 : Native Americans: First Inhabitants of New York State
Essential Question: What makes a complex society?
Unit 3 : Colonial and Revolutionary Periods
Social Studies Go back to the days of the Pilgrims and Native American and their First Thanksgiving. On this link you will find videos, letters, and pictures about daily life in Plimoth and aboard the Mayflower. (Super Cool!!!) http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/?eml=OT/e/20101118/email///ThanksgivingLetter3//Wampanoag/signups/////
Essential Question: What motivates people to explore and colonize other lands?
Unit 4: Freedom and the New Nation:
Federal, State and Local Government
Essential question: What does it mean to be free?