****SIMPLY SOCIAL STUDIES – FIRST GRADE ****
Unit 3 – Basic Needs & Provisions
What is Simply Social Studies all about?
Simply Social Studies is a Social Studies curriculum that covers grade appropriate concepts and objectives for First Grade. (Kindergarten is also available and can be found HERE).
What’s included in this unit of Simply Social Studies?
This unit of Simply Social Studies includes detailed lesson plans with ELA and Math extensions & suggestions, book suggestions, craftivities, anchor chart ideas, materials list, two editable power points, printable lesson reviews/assessments, and MORE!
What objectives are covered in this unit of Simply Social Studies?
Simply Social Studies Unit 3 for First Grade covers the concept of basic needs and how families provide those needs as well as wants. This unit also covers the concept of what it means to have a job, earn/spend/save money, and how a job well done lends itself to providing for a families wants and needs. The unit is broken down into eleven lessons including:
NEEDS & WANTS
FAMILIES MEET OUR BASIC NEEDS
MY FAMILY, YOUR FAMILY
WE WANT MORE!
SAVE OR SPEND – WANTS VS. NEEDS
WE WORK HARD
JOBS AT HOME
JOBS AT SCHOOL
JOBS IN THE COMMUNITY
JOBS ARE IMPORTANT
WHEN I GROW UP (CULMINATING ACTIVITY)
Where can I find MORE Simply Social Studies units?
More Simply Social Studies units will become available throughout the course of the 2017 school year and will be posted as they are created.
Unit 1: Good Citizenship
Unit 2: Families & Communities
Unit 3: Basic Needs, Wants, & Family Provisions (coming soon
Unit 4: On The Map (coming soon)
Unit 5: Where We Live (coming soon)
Unit 6: Inventors & Inventions (coming soon)
Unit 7: Basic Economics (coming soon)
Unit 8: Technology at Home & Work (coming soon)
But wait!!!! There’s MORE!!!
Special Simply Social Studies mini-units will also be released during the 2017 school year and will be geared to target BOTH Kindergarten AND First Grade objectives and concepts. These units will include
Mini Unit 1: Choosing a Leader (Elections & Voting) – added!
Mini Unit 2: Thanksgiving History, Customs, & Traditions added!
Mini Unit 3: Holidays Around the World – added!
Mini Unit 4: Celebrating America – coming soon
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