Social Studies - 4th Grade
Students will understand how Utah's history has been shaped by many diverse people, events, and ideas.
Describe ways that Utah has changed over time.
Students will learn about the importance and impact of immigration to the building of the United States of America.
Immigration in Utah
Students will understand why the Chinese and Irish immigrated to the U.S. and Utah and what they did when they got here.
Rethinking First Contact: the Effects of European...
The student will combine their knowledge of Christopher Columbus with information about first
contact among the Great Basin tribes to understand the many consequences of contact between
Indians and Europeans in the Great Basin.
Shoshone Seasonal Land Use and Culture
The student will be able to analyze the relationship between the culture and environments of
the Northwestern Shoshones. The student will also understand the importance of oral tradition
to the transmission of Shoshone culture.
The Bear Dance as an Expression of Ute Culture
The student will learn about Ute culture by investigating the Bear Dance tradition.
The Trade Economy of the Southern Paiutes
The student will be able to identify the subsistence practices of the Southern Paiutes and analyze
the economic and social connections between the different bands of Southern Paiutes in Utah.
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