Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Social Studies in Grade 1

At this time, the new Elementary Integrated Curriculum (EIC) is used in schools on a voluntary basis for Kindergarten and Grade 1. Schools not volunteering are using the curriculum established by MCPS prior to the EIC. To determine which curriculum your child is using please contact your child's school.

For the most recent progress and updates to the EIC, visit

Select the Unit Overview to view the Essential Questions, Enduring Understanding, MSDE Content Standards, & Unit Outline for each unit of grade1 Social Studies.

Unit 1: "Making Rules: Making Decisions"

Unit 2: "Geography: Changes in the Way We Live"

Unit 3: "Economics and Me"

Unit 4: "Decisions in the Past: Telling About Ourselves"

Click here to log in