Fourth Grade Social Studies: Utah Studies
Standard I: Students will understand the relationship between the physical geography in Utah and human life.
Objective 1: Classify major physical geographic attributes of Utah.
Objective 2: Analyze how physical geography affects human life in Utah.
Objective 3: Analyze how human actions modify the physical environment.
Standard II: Students will understand how Utah’s history has been shaped by many diverse people, events, and ideas.
Objective 1: Describe the historical and current impact of various cultural
groups on Utah.
Objective 2: Describe ways that Utah has changed over time.
Objective 3: Investigate the development of the economy in Utah.
Standard III: Students will understand the roles of civic life, politics, and government in the lives of Utah citizens.
Objective 1: Describe the responsibilities and rights of individuals in a
representative government as well as in the school and community.
Objective 2: Analyze the different ways people have organized governments
in Utah to meet community needs.