***SIMPLY SOCIAL STUDIES – KINDERGARTEN & FIRST GRADE ****
MINI UNIT – THANKSGIVING THEN & NOW, HISTORY, CUSTOMS, & TRADITIONS
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 and Kindergarten.
What’s included in this mini unit of Simply Social Studies?
This mini 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?
THis mini unit covers concepts related to the First Thanksgiving. From the voyage in 1620 from Europe to New England, this mini unit covers life on The Mayflower, pilgrim life after settlement, a look at the Wampanoag tribe & their contributions to the first Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving then vs. THanksgiving now, and a bonus lesson on giving thanks and gratitude.
The unit is broken down into six lessons including:
ALL ABOUT THANKSGIVING
THANKSGIVING THEN & NOW
GIVING THANKS & GRATITUDE
Is there anything else included I should know about?
Yes! There is! Two power points are included to accompany two of the lessons in the unit.
Where can I find MORE Simply Social Studies units?
More Simply Social Studies units will become available throughout the course of the 2016-2017 school year and will be posted as they are created.
Unit 1: Being a Good Citizen
Unit 2: Alike & Different
Unit 3: Community Helpers
Unit 4: Basic Needs & Going to Work (coming soon)
Unit 5: On the Map (coming soon)
Unit 6: Where We Live (coming soon)
Unit 7: Technology & How We Live (coming soon)
FIRST GRADE UNITS
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 2016-2017 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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