****SIMPLY SOCIAL STUDIES – FIRST GRADE ****
Unit 5 – On the Map
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, six power point stories to correspond with lessons, printable lesson reviews/assessments, and MORE!
What objectives are covered in this unit of Simply Social Studies?
Simply Social Studies Unit 5 for First Grade covers the concept of positional words, cardinal directions, maps, map features, & our place in the world. This unit also covers the concept of reading, using, and creating maps. The unit is broken down into twelve lessons including:
RELATIVELY SPEAKING (POSITIONAL WORDS)
UNDERSTANDING MAPS & GLOBES
LAND AND WATER
USING A MAP KEY/LEGEND
READING A MAP
USING A MAP
CREATING A MAP
ME ON THE MAP
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
Unit 4: On The Map
Unit 5: Where We Live
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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