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Little 1st grade Social Studies Thinkers YEAR-LONG CURRICULUM

Karen Jones
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    Description

    Little 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 aligned to the main topics of many 1st grade Social Studies Standards. 

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

    The units included are:

    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 WAMPANOAG

    Lesson 1: PEOPLE AND EVENTS THAT WE CELEBRATE

    Lesson 2: LEARNING ABOUT THE PILGRIMS

    Lesson 3: LEARNING ABOUT THE WAMPANOAG

    Lesson 4: THE HISTORY OF 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)

    ----------------------WHAT’S INCLUDED?--------------------------

    UNIT COMPONENTS:

    -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)

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    Each unit in this curriculum contains a PowerPoint that guides each lesson and contains the learning targets, read aloud books, some activities, and student workbook pages. You can upload the PowerPoint to your Google Drive, open it in Google Slides, and save as a Google Slide document. (Please note, slides will not contain movable pieces.)

    I also have a tutorial for using resources with the Seesaw app. You can find that HERE.

    ----------------------BUYING FOR A TEAM?--------------------------

    LICENSING TERMS: This purchase includes a license for one teacher only for personal use in their classroom. Licenses are non-transferable, meaning they can not be passed from one teacher to another. No part of this resource is to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. If you are a coach, principal, or district interested in transferable licenses to accommodate yearly staff changes, please contact me for a quote at karen@mrsjonessclass.com .

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    Click below to view each unit individually:

    UNIT 1: Responsible Citizenship

    UNIT 2: Families, Long Ago & Today

    UNIT 3: Holidays Around the World

    UNIT 4: Community Economics

    UNIT 5: Geography

    MINI UNIT A: Pilgrims and Native Americans

    MINI UNIT B: America

    Thank you!

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    Little Thinkers Social Studies is an original teaching curriculum created and copyrighted by Karen Jones.

    Total Pages
    2000+
    Answer Key
    N/A
    Teaching Duration
    1 Year
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