Utilize timelines to sequence key events in Florida history.
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 4
Strand: American History
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5021060: Social Studies Grade 4 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond (current))
7721015: Access Social Studies - Grade 4 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2023, 2023 and beyond (current))
5010240: Theatre – Intermediate 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2020 (course terminated))
5004240: Theatre Intermediate 2 (Specifically in versions: 2020 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.4.A.9.AP.1: Complete a timeline to sequence major events in Florida history.

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Lesson Plans

Florida's Three Branches of Government: Part 2:

This is Part 2 of a two-part lesson series where students explain the structure and function of Florida’s three branches of government while placing the contributions of significant individuals to Florida on a timeline.  The students will also write an expository paragraph/essay explaining Florida's three branches of government.

Type: Lesson Plan

An Introduction to Florida's Constitution:

In this lesson plan, students will first learn about Florida's state Constitution via a brief slideshow.  Then, students will visit stations to learn about the 6 different versions of Florida's Constitution, and they will fill in a timeline to demonstrate their knowledge. 

Type: Lesson Plan


Portraits in Patriotism - Ivonne Blank: Elementary School:

Ivonne Blank immigrated to the United States in 1961 as part of Operation Pedro Pan, the largest exodus on unaccompanied minors in the Western Hemisphere. Ms. Blank talks about how difficult it was waiting for her parents and living in an orphanage in Denver, CO. Her parents later left the island by boat, were rescued by the Coast Guard, and resettled in the United States. After the family was reunited, they were able to rebuild their lives with support from their community. Ms. Blank went on to become a lifelong educator and U.S. citizen.

Type: Video/Audio/Animation

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