Complete Grade One Social Studies Unit by The Classy Sisters The Local Community meant to complement your SS unit.
This unit is presented in a PDF file. You can play a PDF just like a powerpoint file.
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10 Complete Lessons spanning 77 Powerpoint frames.
Complete Student Workbook Package
and Teacher Guide with assessments
This unit hits all of the new Ontario Social Studies Curriculum expectations but would benefit from personalized instruction.
Each Lesson contains learning goals, success criteria, discussion questions, a mini-lesson, a hands-on activity and review.
Complete with a culminating activity, observation checklists, self-assessments and rubrics.
Lesson One: My Community
Learning Goal: I can identify features of my community.
Activity: My Community Graphic Organizer
Lesson Two: Location
Learning Goal: I can describe the location of my house and school.
Activity: Class game
Lesson Three: Mapping my Community
Learning Goal: I can construct a map of my classroom.
Activity: Group activity creating a map.
Lesson Four: Service Workers in the Community
Learning Goal: I can identify service workers in my community.
Activity: Service Worker Match-Up
Lesson Five: Services in my Community
Learning Goal: I can identify services in my community.
Activity: An Important Community Service Writing prompt
Lesson Six: Our Changing Communities
Learning Goal: I can identify how communities in Ontario have changed over time.
Activity: My City in 100 Years Graphic Organizer
Lesson Seven: Natural Features in my Community
Learning Goal: I can identify natural features in my community.
Activity: Graphic Organizer: City Planning-Park Creation Activity
Lesson Eight: How we Impact our Environment
Learning Goal: I can identify the positive and negative effects we can have on our environment.
Activity: Respect our Parks poster
Lesson Nine: Review of Lessons 1-8
Activity: Word Search, Colouring Page and Role-Play game
Lesson Ten Culminating Activity: An Important Service in my Community Project
With this project, students get to choose and research an important service in their community. There are parent handouts, rough drafts, self-evaluations and rubrics to work on at home and school. Students can choose from a poster board, a non-fiction book or a song to create to demonstrate their learning.
Bundled Teacher Guide, Locked-Image Power Point File, and Student Workbook in a zip folder.