The units in this bundle can be used to introduce the Georgia Standards of Excellence:
SS1CG1 Describe how the historical figures in SS1H1a display positive character traits such as: fairness, respect for others, respect for the environment, courage, equality, tolerance, perseverance, and commitment.
The lessons are designed to introduce the positive character traits without referencing the historical figures. The author of this product thought students needed background knowledge of the positive character traits before studying the historical figures in SS1H1a.
Each unit includes a 5-day Teacher's Guide. The guide lists activities for each day. The lessons are introduced with anchor texts.The texts are not included in your purchase.
The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
David Goes to School by David Shannon
Sheila Rae, the Brave by Kevin Henkes
The Easy-to-Read Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper
Keywords: Whitney Kicklighter, first grade, respect, courage, perseverance, fairness, historical figures, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Ruby Bridges, George W. Carver, Lewis and Clark, Sacagawea, social studies extensions