Little Kindergarten Social Studies Thinkers Curriculum

$79.95

Little Kindergarten Social Studies Thinkers  is a complete Social Studies curriculum specifically for Kindergarten.  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 Kindergarten 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: CITIZENSHIP
Lesson 1: RULES
Lesson 2: LAWS
Lesson 3: GOOD CHOICES/BAD
Lesson 4: FRIENDSHIP
Lesson 5: SHARING AND TAKING TURNS
Lesson 6: FRIENDSHIP CRAFTIVITY
Lesson 7: WORKING HARD & TRYING OUR BEST
Lesson 8: COOPERATION
Lesson 9: BEING A HELPFUL CITIZEN
Lesson 10: WAYS TO BE A GOOD CITIZEN
Lesson 11: ASSESSMENT
Lesson 12: CULMINATING ACTIVITY

UNIT 2: THEN AND NOW
Lesson 1: PAST, PRESENT, and FUTURE
Lesson 2: PEOPLE LONG AGO
Lesson 3: LIFE LONG AGO: HOMES
Lesson 4: LIFE LONG AGO: TRANSPORTATION AND ENTERTAINMENT
Lesson 5: LIFE LONG AGO CRAFTIVITY
Lesson 6: COOKING AND CHORES LONG AGO
Lesson 7: JOBS AND RESPONSIBILITIES LONG AGO
Lesson 8: GOING TO SCHOOL LONG AGO
Lesson 9: THEN AND NOW
Lesson 10: THEN AND NOW: HOW WOULD LIFE BE DIFFERENT?
Lesson 11: UNIT ASSESSMENT
Lesson 12: CULMINATING ACTIVITY

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

UNIT 4: MY COMMUNITY
Lesson 1: MY NEIGHBORHOOD- PLACES AND HOMES
Lesson 2: MY NEIGHBORHOOD- PEOPLE AND FAMILIES
Lesson 3: PLACES IN A COMMUNITY
Lesson 4: PLACES IN A COMMUNITY CRAFTIVITY
Lesson 5: COMMUNITY HELPERS
Lesson 6: MORE COMMUNITY HELPERS
Lesson 7: WHY PEOPLE WORK
Lesson 8: WANTS AND NEEDS
Lesson 9: WANTS AND NEEDS REVIEW & CRAFTIVITY
Lesson 10: HOW WE HELP OUR COMMUNITY
Lesson 11: UNIT REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT
Lesson 12: CULMINATING ACTIVITY

UNIT 5: OUR WORLD
Lesson 1: POSITIONAL WORDS
Lesson 2: WHAT IS A MAP?
Lesson 3: MAPPING OUR CLASSROOM
Lesson 4: MAP SYMBOLS
Lesson 5: MY TOWN/CITY ON A MAP
Lesson 6: GLOBES AND MAPS
Lesson 7: OUR CONTINENTS
Lesson 8: OUR OCEANS
Lesson 9: OUR COUNTRY
Lesson 10: MY PLACE IN THE WORLD
Lesson 11: UNIT REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT
Lesson 12: CULMINATING ACTIVITY

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)