Little Social Studies Thinkers CURRICULUM {Kindergarten Social Studies}

Karen Jones
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PreK - K, Homeschool
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Karen Jones
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Little Social Studies Thinkers  is a complete curriculum specifically for Kindergarten.  It's everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your kinder friends.  It is cross-referenced and aligned to the main topics of Kindergarten Social Studies Standards. 

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Click here for the full FIRST GRADE Little Social Studies Thinkers Curriculum

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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: CITIZENSHIP

Rules and Laws

How to be a Good Citizen

Good Choices and Bad Choices

Friendship, Sharing and Taking Turns

Cooperation

Working Hard and Trying Our Best

UNIT 2: THEN AND NOW

Past, Present, and Future

How People Lived Long Ago

Homes, Transportation, and Entertainment Long Ago

Cooking, Jobs, and Responsibilities Long Ago

Going to School Long Ago

Then and Now

UNIT 3: HOLIDAYS AROUND THE WORLD

Customs and Traditions

Mexico: Las Posadas

Germany: Christmas

Italy: Christmas

Sweden: Saint Lucia Day and Christmas

India: Diwali

Israel: Hanukkah

Australia: Christmas

United States: Kwanzaa

Africa/Middle East: Eid al-Fitr

Canada/U.S.: Christmas

UNIT 4: MY COMMUNITY

Types of Communities (rural, suburban, city)

Diverse Families in a Community

Important Places in a Community

Community Helpers/Jobs

Why People Work

Wants and Needs

UNIT 5: OUR WORLD

Positional Words

Maps and Map Symbols

The Globe

Our Continents

Our Oceans

Our Country

My Place in the World

MINI-UNIT A: PILGRIMS AND NATIVE AMERICANS

Celebrating Important Events

Learning about the Pilgrims

Learning about the Wampanoag

The First Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Today

MINI-UNIT B: AMERICA

Basics of American government

Laws and voting

Important Presidents of the past

Patriotic symbols and more

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UNIT COMPONENTS:

-A complete Teacher Guide

-Printable/projectable Books for Read-Alouds

-Step-by-step Lesson Plans (Twelve, 35-minute lesson plans per 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

-Kinder-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: Citizenship

UNIT 2: Then and Now

UNIT 3: Holidays Around the World

UNIT 4: My Community

UNIT 5: Our World

MINI-UNITS:

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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