Kindergarten History and Social Studies

General Information

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Pacing and Scope & Sequence Suffolk Public Schools Pacing and Scope & Sequence Documents
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Kindergarten Refrigerator Cards Refrigerator card for SOL home review
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Kindergarten Pacing Guide SPS Recommended Pacing
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Virginia Department of Ed Standards and SOL-based Instructional Resources
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VDOE SOL Resources VDOE Recommended Resources
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Rockingham County Public Schools Social Studies kindergarten resources
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Prince William County Suggested Activities Contains suggested activities for each objective
Connecting Books to SOL's A database of over 2,000 works of literature and their connection to the Virginia Standards of Learning
Zoom into Maps This activity introduces historical maps from the American Memory collections.





K.1 The student will recognize that history describes events and people of other times and places by a)   identifying examples of past events in legends, stories, and historical accounts of Powhatan, Pocahontas, George Washington, Betsy Ross, and Abraham Lincoln; b)   identifying the people and events honored by the holidays of Thanksgiving Day; Martin Luther King, Jr., Day; Presidents’ Day; and Independence Day (Fourth of July). 

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Lights Out! Read the clue and uncover the holiday or famous American with the tourch.
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Holiday Poster Set Use as a poster, foldable or interactive notes
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Famous American Poster Set Use as a poster, foldable or interactive notes
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Pocahontas Who is Pocahontas?
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My Famous Americans Interactive activity
Famous Americans Sorting activity
Famous Americans Sorting activity
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Question-Answer Challenge

Question-Answer activity
The First Thanksgiving Learn how the Pilgrims reached America and lived to celebrate the first Thanksgiving

K.2 The student will describe everyday life in the present and in the past and begin to recognize that things change over time.

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Past and Present Poster Set Use as a poster, foldable or interactive notes
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Past - Present Image Sorts
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Thansgiving Yesterday and Today Past and Present ways to celebrate the holiday
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My Holiday Interactive activity

K.3 The student will describe the relative location of people, places, and things by using positional words, with emphasis on near/far, above/below, left/right, and behind/in front.

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Position Create flash cards for positional words
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Moveable Animals Move animals on the page to reinforce spatial concepts
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Moveable Animals: Big and Small Move animals on the page to reinforce spatial concepts

K.4 The student will use simple maps and globes to a) develop an awareness that a map is a drawing of a place to show where things are located and that a globe is a round model of the Earth; b) describe places referenced in stories and real-life situations; c) locate land and water features.

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Can You Read a Map? Use the map to answer questions

K.5 The student will develop an awareness that maps and globes a) show a view from above; b) show things in smaller size; c) show the position of objects.

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K.6 The student will match simple descriptions of work that people do with the names of those jobs.

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Your Neighborhood Who are the people in your neighborhood?
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What's My Job? Match the community worker to the job
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Firefighter Fran Choose what Firefighter Fran should wear
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Workers and Their Hats Click and drag the names of the workers to their correct hats
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What's My Job? Drag and drop the worker on the correct job
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Community Workers Click the workers to learn more about their jobs.

K.7 The student will a) recognize that people make choices because they cannot have everything they want; b) explain that people work to earn money to buy the things they want.

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Economics Poster Set Use as a poster, foldable or interactive notes
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Goods and Services Sort Make a matching game or cut and paste sort (Enrichment activity)
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Wants & Needs Sort Click and drag the wants and needs
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Goods and Services Drag and drop to the correct circle (Enrichment activity)
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Wants and Needs PowerPoint to review concept of wants and needs
Wants and Needs Interactive activity
Wants and Needs Interactive activity

K.8 The student will demonstrate that being a good citizen involves a) taking turns and sharing; b) taking responsibility for certain classroom chores; c) taking care of personal belongings and respecting what belongs to others; d) following rules and understanding the consequence of breaking rules; e) practicing honesty, self-control, and kindness to others; f) participating in decision making in the classroom; g) participating successfully in group settings.

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Citizenship Poster Set Use as a poster, foldable or interactive notes
Citizenship Study Guide Information and quizzes
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Citizenship Essential knowledge
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My Neighborhood A story is read about places to buy things in the neighborhood
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Cindy the Citizen Crab Cindy the Crab visits the police station and learns some things about good citizenship

K.9 The student will recognize the American flag and the Pledge of Allegiance and know that the president is the leader of the United States.

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My Pledge of Allegiance Book Students create their own book to learn the Pledge of Allegiance - they can create their own images or use these examples
Symbols of America Online quiz about the symbols of America (Enrichment activity)
American Symbols Sorting activity

Review

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Activity
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Review Cards Matching or cut and paste review cards
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Question Packet Question and Answer Packet
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Kindergarten Skills Fine motor skill practice
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Melissa Matusavich Poster Sets Kindergarten poster sets
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Worksheet Generator Free printable worksheets
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Kindergarten Refrigerator Cards Refrigerator card for SOL home review

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