The standards for first-grade students include an introduction to the lives of American leaders and their contributions to the United States. Students should recognize basic map symbols and construct a simplemap of a familiar area. The students should study the economic concepts of goods and services,consumers and producers, and making economic choices. Students should learn to apply the traits of a good citizen and recognize that communities in Virginia have local governments and include people who have diverse ethnic origins, customs, and traditions, who make contributions to their communities, and who are united as Americans by common principles.
-from Virginia Standards of Learning