Little 1st Grade Social Studies Thinkers Curriculum

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Little 1st grade Social Studies Thinkers  is a complete Social Studies curriculum specifically for First Grade.  It’s everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your students.  It is cross-referenced and written to address the main topics of many 1st grade Social Studies Standards.

This full year-long curriculum contains lessons for the whole year. There are 5 full unit plans and 2 mini-units.

——– WHAT’S INCLUDED IN EACH UNIT?——-
-A complete Teacher Guide
-Printable/projectable Books for Read-Alouds
-Step-by-step Lesson Plans (Twelve, 35-minute lesson plans per regular unit )
-Essential Question and Learning Target posters
-Anchor Charts
-Whole group Games and Activities
-Craftivities and Culminating Unit Activity
-Student Workbook that follows each lesson
-Quick Check for every lesson
-Primary-appropriate Assessment and Rubric for scoring
-Parent Letter
-A COMPLETE unit PowerPoint to guide your teaching during each and every lesson (all books, targets and workbook pages are included in the powerpoint to help you save paper)

UNIT 1: RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP
Lesson 1: RULES
Lesson 2: LAWS
Lesson 3: RESPECT AND RESPONSIBILITY
Lesson 4: CHOICES WE MAKE
Lesson 5: FRIENDSHIP
Lesson 6: HONESTY
Lesson 7: WORKING TOGETHER
Lesson 8: PERSEVERANCE
Lesson 9: SPORTSMANSHIP
Lesson 10: REVIEWING RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP
Lesson 11: CRAFTIVITY
Lesson 12: ASSESSMENT
Bonus Lesson: FRIENDSHIP FRUIT SALAD

UNIT 2: FAMILIES, LONG AGO AND TODAY
Lesson 1: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE
Lesson 2: LEARNING ABOUT THE PAST
Lesson 3: LIFE LONG AGO & LIFE TODAY: HOMES, CLOTHES, TRANSPORTATION
Lesson 4: LIFE LONG AGO & LIFE TODAY: FOOD, ENTERTAINMENT, TECHNOLOGY
Lesson 5: LIFE LONG AGO & LIFE TODAY: SCHOOLS AND THE ROLES OF WOMEN
Lesson 6: LIFE LONG AGO & LIFE TODAY: FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES
Lesson 7: DIVERSE COMMUNITIES
Lesson 8: OUR FAMILIES
Lesson 9: FAMILY AND CULTURAL TRADITIONS
Lesson 10: FAMILY OR PERSONAL TRADITIONS CRAFTIVITY
Lesson 11: REVIEW
Lesson 12: ASSESSMENT

UNIT 3: HOLIDAYS AROUND THE WORLD
Lesson 1: TRADITIONS, CULTURE, AND CELEBRATIONS
Lesson 2: MEXICO – LAS POSADAS
Lesson 3: GERMANY – SAINT NICHOLAS DAY AND CHRISTMAS
Lesson 4: ITALY – CHRISTMAS
Lesson 5: SWEDEN – SAINT LUCIA DAY
Lesson 6: INDIA – DIWALI
Lesson 7: ISRAEL – HANUKKAH
Lesson 8: AUSTRALIA – CHRISTMAS
Lesson 9: UNITED STATES – KWANZAA
Lesson 10: AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST – EID AL-FITR
Lesson 11: CANADA AND UNITED STATES – CHRISTMAS
Lesson 12: ASSESSMENT AND CRAFTIVITY

UNIT 4: COMMUNITY ECONOMICS
Lesson 1: WORKING IN A COMMUNITY
Lesson 2: EARNING MONEY
Lesson 3: WANTS AND NEEDS
Lesson 4: GOODS AND SERVICES
Lesson 5: NATURAL RESOURCES
Lesson 6: PRODUCERS AND CONSUMERS
Lesson 7: SUPPLY AND DEMAND
Lesson 8: MONEY CHOICES
Lesson 9: COMMUNITY ECONOMICS AND THE FLOW OF MONEY
Lesson 10: SPENDING AND SAVING CRAFTIVITY
Lesson 11: REVIEW
Lesson 12: ASSESSMENT

UNIT 5: GEOGRAPHY
Lesson 1: TOOLS FOR GEOGRAPHY
Lesson 2: ALL ABOUT MAPS
Lesson 3: MANMADE STRUCTURES
Lesson 4: LANDFORMS
Lesson 5: BODIES OF WATER
Lesson 6: MAKING A MAP
Lesson 7: OUR CONTINENTS
Lesson 8: OUR OCEANS
Lesson 9: WHERE WE LIVE: COUNTRY AND CITY
Lesson 10: OUR PLACE IN THE WORLD CRAFTIVITY
Lesson 11: REVIEW
Lesson 12: ASSESSMENT

MINI-UNIT A: PILGRIMS AND NATIVE AMERICANS
Lesson 1: PEOPLE AND EVENTS THAT WE CELEBRATE
Lesson 2: LEARNING ABOUT THE PILGRIMS
Lesson 3: LEARNING ABOUT THE NATIVE AMERICANS (WAMPANOAG)
Lesson 4: THE FIRST THANKSGIVING
Lesson 5: THANKSGIVING TODAY & CRAFTIVITY (2-day lesson)
Lesson 6: REVIEW AND CULMINATING ACTIVITY (2-day lesson)

MINI-UNIT B: AMERICA
Lesson 1: LEARNING ABOUT LAWS
Lesson 2: AMERICAN SYMBOLS
Lesson 3: THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Lesson 4: VOTING
Lesson 5: PRESIDENTS OF THE PAST (2-day lesson)
Lesson 6: REVIEW AND CULMINATING ACTIVITY (2-day lesson)