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KinderSocialStudies Kindergarten Social Studies Curriculum Bundle

Tara West
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K - 1st, Homeschool
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KinderSocialStudies™ Curriculum Units- a kindergarten AND first grade comprehensive social studies curriculum designed for a classroom's whole-group instruction! If inquiring about this bundle for a homeschool setting, feel free to email me directly with any questions or for a sample at [email protected]!

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This is a bundle of (5) $10 units! When you purchase the bundle you are saving 20%!

What is KinderSocialStudies?

KinderSocialStudies Curriculum is a social studies curriculum for primary aged students. KinderSocialStudies is an engaging social studies curriculum with young learners in mind! KinderSocialStudies encourages young learners to think “outside the box” and prove their thinking through hands-on and engaging learning experiences. KinderSocialStudies is based upon five units: Rules, United States/Community Helpers, Maps, Countries, and Economics. Each unit is broken down to 10 lessons and each lesson can take from 1-2 days to complete. This gives you 50 days of instruction. The units cover at least two weeks of instruction. The lesson plan has the listed objective, “I can” statement, vocabulary, detailed activity lesson plans and all necessary student follow-up practice sheets.

KinderSocialStudies encourages a daily routine, but please know that as the teacher you can adjust the lessons and make them best work for your daily schedule and time allotment. Within each lesson the students will partake in a quick lesson opener, whole-group skill lesson and the students will take part in a follow-up task. Please note that all student follow-up practice sheets can be shrunk and placed into a student journal. All of the follow-up sheets are also differentiated so that you can use these units anytime during the school year, and they will be applicable to your writers or nonwriters. You can also choose to have students track their daily activities in their journal with or without the included response sheets.

What is included?

- 2 weeks of lesson plans per unit (10 days of instruction)

- Daily differentiated practice sheets (can be used for writers and non-writers)

- Vocabulary Cards

- *Whiteboard* Books (book per unit)

- Journal labels

- Necessary cards/teaching add-ons

- Anchor charts

- Crafts and SO much more (view the preview)

- Differentiated Assessments (K-1)

What units are included?

Unit One: Rules

Unit Two: United States

Unit Three: Maps

Unit Four: Cultures

Unit Five: Economics

Let's Take a Look at the Lessons!

Unit 1: Rules

Unit 1- Lesson 1: Rules (Define)

Unit 1- Lesson 2: Rules (necessary)

Unit 1- Lesson 3: Rules & Laws

Unit 1- Lesson 4: Authority Figures

Unit 1- Lesson 5: Fairness and Equality

Unit 1- Lesson 6: Responsibility

Unit 1- Lesson 7: Honesty

Unit 1- Lesson 8: Courage

Unit 1- Lesson 9: Respect

Unit 1- Lesson 10: Class Rules

Unit 2: United States/Communities

Unit 2- Lesson 1: American Symbols

Unit 2- Lesson 2: Presidents

Unit 2- Lesson 3: American Flag

Unit 2- Lesson 4: Democracy

Unit 2- Lesson 5: Respecting Rights

Unit 2- Lesson 6: Communities

Unit 2- Lesson 7: Helping the Community

Unit 2- Lesson 8: My Community

Unit 2- Lesson 9: Community Helpers

Unit 2- Lesson 10: Meet a Community Helper

Unit 3: Maps

Unit 3- Lesson 1: Maps (Define)

Unit 3- Lesson 2: Maps (Reading)

Unit 3- Lesson 3: Maps (Creating)

Unit 3- Lesson 4: Compass & Directions

Unit 3- Lesson 5: Class Sized Map

Unit 3- Lesson 6: Landforms/Water

Unit 3- Lesson 7: Globe

Unit 3- Lesson 8: Climate

Unit 3- Lesson 9: Following Maps

Unit 3- Lesson 10: Maps and Me

Unit 4: Countries

Unit 4- Lesson 1: Indonesia

Unit 4- Lesson 2: Vietnam

Unit 4- Lesson 3: The Netherlands

Unit 4- Lesson 4: Greece

Unit 4- Lesson 5: Australia

Unit 4- Lesson 6: Nigeria

Unit 4- Lesson 7: South Africa

Unit 4- Lesson 8: Argentina

Unit 4- Lesson 9: Peru

Unit 4- Lesson 10: Nicaragua

Unit 5: Economics

Unit 5- Lesson 1: We Have Wants

Unit 5- Lesson 2: We Have Needs

Unit 5- Lesson 3: Wants vs. Needs

Unit 5- Lesson 4: Money

Unit 5- Lesson 5: Saving and Spending

Unit 5- Lesson 6: Goods and Services

Unit 5- Lesson 7: Consumers

Unit 5- Lesson 8: Producers

Unit 5- Lesson 9: Supply and Demand

Unit 5- Lesson 10: Economics and I

What about the standards?

There is no one set of standards for social studies. This unit has been based upon the compilation of many state standards. Those state standards were cross-checked to verify the most common occurring standards. If the strand appeared in first grade, the first grade standard was met within the unit as well. If you have specific standards questions please reference the detailed lesson overview list above and/or email [email protected]

Ah, I love this but I teach PreK/First/Sped

You will notice that this packet is marked as Pre-K, Kindergarten and First Grade! This is not something I do often or lightly! I find it very frustrating to purchase a packet and it not be grade level appropriate. I have included two differentiated versions to all practice sheets. These two versions work for non-writers (coloring) and writers (writing 3-4 simple sentences). Please note that NO student materials and NO teacher materials have the "KINDER" name on them so you do not have to worry about this! As teachers we are the only ones to ultimately make the decision as to know if it will work for our kids, if I can help with this decision please let me know! Please note that I have included alternate unit and bundle covers for these units. One version says 'FirstieSocialStudies' and one says 'Social Studies'.

I am not from the United States, what about me?

Unit 1, week 1 is the only week that is unique to the United States! In unit 2, week 2 the students will be learning about communities which can be applied to any country and not just the United States! Let me know if you have any further questions about this!

>>> If inquiring about this bundle for a homeschool setting, feel free to email me directly with any questions at [email protected]!

Be sure to view the preview for lots of pictures!

Are you interested in my additional content studies curriculum programs?

I also have content curriculum programs for science, STEM and health! You can see how these four programs puzzle together for the year by downloading my freebie KinderCurriculum Map

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