Kindergarten Social Studies

Instructor: Andrea Woltje                 E-mail: awoltje@usd223.org
Phone: 785-348-5531                         Office Hours: 8:00 am to 3:45  pm
Office: Linn Public School                 Year: 2018-2019

Texts: Social Studies/Pearson

Description:  Social Studies concepts and skills are integrated into thematic units.

Learning/Developmental Goals: This course is designed to prepare the students for the Kansas State Assessments administered in upper grades.

Learning Outcomes: The student will demonstrate mastery in the following thematic units using formal and informal assessments, along with teacher observations.

Chapter 1: My Family, My School 
Cooperation  Citizenship U.S. symbols & monuments

Chapter 2: Everybody Works
Needs vs. Wants Community Workers Buying & Selling 

Chapter 3: What do Maps Show? 
Places on Earth  Land & Water  Human & physical map characteristics Map Symbols

Chapter 4: Our Traditions
Celebrations are different & alike World cultures 

Chapt. 5
What are National Holidays? 
Honor special people & events Compare cultural holidays Patriotism

Evaluation of Student Progress:
The evidence of progress will include:
*class participation
* work samples
* project demonstration
*Social Studies lesson quiz
*Show-n-Tell participation

No standard letter or numerical grades are assigned in Kindergarten
The following is used: 

M=Mastery
S=Satisfactory
I=Improving
NP=Needs Practice

      

***Due to the makeup of the class, individual level of student mastery involved, & calendar activities for the year, the amount of material covered is subject to change.