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Little Social Studies Thinkers UNIT 3: Holidays Around the World (Kindergarten)

Karen Jones
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  1. 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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This is a complete Holidays Around the World / Christmas Around the World Unit!

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. 

-------------------GET THE FULL YEAR-LONG CURRICULUM HERE--------------------

Little Social Studies Thinkers FULL YEAR CURRICULUM for KINDERGARTEN

----------------FIND FIRST GRADE LITTLE SOCIAL STUDIES THINKERS HERE-----
Little Social Studies Thinkers FULL YEAR CURRICULUM FOR FIRST GRADE

UNIT 3: Holidays Around the World teaches students about traditions and customs. It takes children on a tour all around the world to learn about holidays, celebrations, and traditions in different countries and continents. This unit explicitly teaches these holidays:

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

Here are the components of the Unit:

-A complete Teacher Guide

-11 printable/projectable Books for Read-Alouds

-Step-by-step Lesson Plans (Twelve, 35-minute lesson plans in all)

-Essential Question and Learning Target posters

-Anchor Charts

-Whole group Games and Activities

-Craftivity 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 visuals, activities and workbook pages are included in the powerpoint to help you save paper)

Here is an outline of the lessons for UNIT 3:

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

*Please download the preview to see all that is included, including samples of everything!*

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Click below to view additional units:

UNIT 1: Citizenship

UNIT 2: Then and Now

UNIT 3: Holidays Around the World

UNIT 4: My Community

UNIT 5: Our World

K-1 MINI-UNITS:

MINI UNIT A: Pilgrims and Native Americans

MINI UNIT B: America

Total Pages
12 lessons, PowerPoint, 11 books
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 month
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