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Kindergarten to Grade 3 Social Studies Lesson Plans
- Abraham Lincoln's House - In this
lesson, students will make their own version of his home. This tasty
treat is a great way for students to visualize where one of our
greatest leaders grew up.
- American Symbols Matching Game -
This lesson will not only familiarize students with the various
symbols of our country, but they will learn some fun facts about
each symbol along the way.
About Oregon- Students will get a better understanding of the state
of Oregon by learning about the facts about each topic and why these particular
objects were picked for these positions.
Flag - This lesson teaches children the answers and lets them make
a flag that represents who they are.
Bounce - The objective for this lesson is for the students to explore
and recite the cardinal directions accurately while still managing to
in Sweden- At the end of this lesson students will be able to compare
and contrast their family's Christmas traditions with Swedish Christmas
Children's Games - How much fun can we have while using our imagination?
This lesson will stimulate students' creativity and give them a glimpse
into the lives of children from the Colonial era, when no electronic devices
Maps - Students will be able to determine important places in the
Gender-Equitable Classroom - Motivate students to creatively and critically
think about their personal aspirations by engaging them in a variety of
Your Family Tree - Students will learn about their family members
and characteristics of each member.
Are... - The student will be able to create a collage showing different
roles within a family and how those family members support each other.
from Around the Globe - All kids love their playtime, or do they?
Ever wonder what games children play in other countries? Students will
have an opportunity to learn this and more as they work together in the
to Know Your School - Students will create a model of their school,
classroom, cafeteria, library and computer lab. Students will further
create a life size map of the school.
Jewish holiday-Hanukkah similarities and differences.
Tubman's Life - The students will also be able to work cooperatively
in a group while sequencing events and matching sentences.
in Your Community - This is an opportunity for students to gain an
understanding of the makings of a "community" and the people who give
of their time and talents to help others.
Others - TLW discuss ways their families and communities can work
together to meet basic needs.
Have, Who Has? - My main goal for my lesson is for each of my students
to be able to identify and define each vocabulary word, term, or person
presented in the review and feel fully prepared for their test the next
to Native American Housing- This lesson draws attention to the most
prominant types of housing that Native Americans lived in prior to colonization
and narrows scope to the Plains Tepee.
Interests- What students want to learn about particular job interests?
About Timelines - Timelines are an important tool in helping us to
understand history. In this lesson, students make a timeline of events
that happened in their class.
talk about Gender Bias - Provide students with opportunities to think
critically about gender equality in the classroom.
a Map - Where am I? Maps are valuable tools for figuring that out.
Knowing how to draw and read a map is even better! Students will have
lots of fun as they discover the importance of these skills in the following
the Garden - The purpose of this lesson is to have the students' gain
an understanding of maps.
and My School Community - Students will list ways they can help out
in their school community by creating a "helping hand mobile."
Culture- We aim to get the class to enjoy what they are doing while
learning at the same time.
Community - Have the students identify different communities, and
things within the community.
Americans and the Home- The aim is to get the participants to work
together in a group or as an individual and to understand the differences
in measurements and how making food in the home reflects the people that
live in the home.
American Dwellings - Students will find different shapes in the structures
of Native American dwellings.
American Village - This lesson lets students use their creativity
and imagination. They work together to create a replica of a Native American
Geographic Explorer- To have the students work together to gain information
and Wants- How does money affect people?
Eat Sour Watermelons - After this lesson students will learn cardinal
directions, and understand the importance of using a map in order to get
to a destination.
Jobs - Big Question How are we going to build a community in our classroom?
in our School Community - The student will be able to describe the
location of various classroom objects.
Slide Show - Who Am I? - Students will be able to recognize community
helpers and what they do.
- This section of US History focuses on the rights of the American slaves.
Building in Milton - The students will understand how the geography
of the area influenced the development and the demise of the industry
of ship building.
Food Drive - To make the children aware of the importance of community
Soup Stone - Students will identify that sharing is a way to show
you are a friend.
Thirteen Colonies - Students will be able to locate the originally
thirteen colonies on a map.
Value of Community and Self - Appreciate their own uniqueness and
being part of a community.
Am I? - Students will be able to recognize community helpers and what
Are The Native Americans? - Students will learn how to make a Native
Who Created the Constitution?
- Super Series
- Explorer Leaders
The Constitution and Mistakes?
- Checks and Balances
- Branches of Government
50 Kindergfarten to Grade 2 Social Studies Lesson Plans