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First Grade Lesson Plans for History and Social Studies Subjects

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The “Colors of Us” are compared to food in this similar/different diversity lesson

  Title – Diversity: Concepts of Similar and Different By – Sara Jones Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – K-2 (Note: “The Colors of Us” is a fun, positive book about 7-year-old Lena & her mom observing differences in the …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

K, 1, 2  

The history of U.S. voting rights is presented here

  Title – Voting Rights Lesson Plan By – Elizabeth Furu Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – K-5 OBJECTIVE: Students will: Understand an election will take place on Nov. 2 Understand Constitution grants and protects right to vote Understand why …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

This lesson idea is on How People Travel

Title – How People Travel By – Cathie Arnold Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – pre-k-1 This is a hands on lesson that focuses on the children’s understanding of all kinds of travel. In advance have several pictures of types of …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1  

Here’s a 4th of July lesson involving making a simulated fireworks display

  Title – 4th of July Art Project By – Scott Dan Subject – Social Studies, Art Grade Level – K-5 M333 Art Lesson Plan 11/2/98 FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS DISPLAY Materials Needed: 1. 12 x 18 sheets of construction paper, light …

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Subjects:

Art, Social Studies  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

Here students use their senses to write Thanksgiving cinquain poems

Title – Thanksgiving Cinquain By – Fortune A. Concepcion Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 1-3 Goal: The students will be able to describe Thanksgiving through their senses. Objective: At the end of the lesson, …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

1, 2, 3  

Students use a map grid here to find out “Where am I” in comparison to other landmarks

Title – Where am I? By – Janette Palacios Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – 1 Texas Essentials Knowledge and Skills Social Studies Standards: 113.3(5)a. Create and use simple maps to identify the location of places in the classroom, school …

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Social Studies  

Grade:

1  

This lesson involves an experiment with volcano explosions

  Title – Volcano Explosions By – Debbie Haren Primary Subject – Science Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – K – 3rd grade Making a Volcano Materials: Styrofoam cups Food coloring Baking Soda Vinegar Saran Wrap rubber bands Each child …

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Subjects:

Science, Social Studies  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3  

In this lesson idea, students will develop a family tree out of construction paper

Title – Family Tree By – Kristen Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – 1st Each student should cut a tree trunk & glue it to a background paper. Have half-sheets of red, orange, yellow, & brown construction paper available. Each student …

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Social Studies  

Grade:

1  

This Economics lesson involves students starting their own Classroom Businesses

  Title – Classroom Businesses By – Betty Klein Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – 1-4 Economics Students learn about the concepts of wants, needs, money, division of labor, opportunity cost, supply, demand, goods, and services. Students …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4  

This reading comprehension lesson centers on Veteran’s Day and the book “Granddad Bud – A Veterans Day Story”

Title – Veteran’s Day Story and Comprehension Activities By – Sharon Ferry Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – 1-4 Introduction: This lesson centers around the book Granddad Bud – A Veterans Day Story by Sharon …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4  

This exercise brings awareness about family diversity to the younger population

  Title – Family Diversity Activity By – Megan Nichols Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – 1-5 Objective: To educate young people about family diversity in an ever-changing society. Materials: Paper   Crayons, Markers or Pencils Activity: 1. Ask children/students …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

This mapping lesson makes students aware of their surroundings at school and at home

Title – My School By – Dana Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – K-2 Lesson Summary: Young children need to understand his/her surroundings, knowing that, it is important for the young children of your classroom to know the surroundings of …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

K, 1, 2  

A lesson on the American Flag and its Symbols

  Title – The American Flag By – Rebecca Croft Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Art Grade Level – K – 2 Objective: Students will be able to name the number of stars, the number of red stripes, the …

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Subjects:

Art, Social Studies  

Grades:

K, 1, 2  

“Transportation All Around You” is the title of this lesson on the same topic

Title – Transportation–It’s All Around YOU! By – Amy Kuklis Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – 1-2 TRANSPORTATION …Its all Around YOU!! Description: This lesson is designed to make the kids aware of all the different forms of transportation. This lesson …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

1, 2  

Here’s a idea that uses colored joint compound to mimic Van Gogh’s heavy brushstrokes

Title – Artists By – Kelly Primary Subject – Art Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – PreK-5 I do a theme on Artists with a 5th grade class. I choose different artists and examples of their work. During circle, we …

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Subjects:

Art, Social Studies  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

Winter Holidays Around the World

Title – Winter Holidays Around the World By – Denise Todd Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – Kindergarten-1st Concept/Topic: Winter Holidays are not celebrated the same everywhere. Kentucky Academic Expectations: 1.2-Students make sense of a variety of materials read. 1.3-Students …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

K, 1  

Stellaluna teaches school citizenship in this lesson

Title – Stellaluna and Social Studies By – Natasha Pratt Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subject – Language Arts Grade Level – K-1 Teaching Strategy: Whole Group (class of 8) Time Required: 30-60 minutes I. Concepts To evaluate the responsibilities of …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

K, 1  

Here are song lyrics for a Veteran’s Day assembly

Title – Veteran’s Day Lyrics By – Christi Woodrow Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 1 – 4 Procedure: This is a great song to sing at a Veteran’s Day Assembly. We sing “ America, the …

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Subjects:

Music, Social Studies  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4  

In this lesson, students conduct the entire election process from scientifically picking a cookie candidate to campaign and vote for – through tallying the votes

Title – Cookie Election By – Linda Downs Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – 1 Objective: Compare and contrast the decision making processes involved in making personal preferences. Students will collect data based on observations and interviews, …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grade:

1  

This idea uses the bookCarpenter, Carpenter, What Do You Seeas a career exploration tool

Title – Carpenter, Carpenter What Do You See By – Missy Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – K – 3 Developmental Goal: learning different jobs Materials: pre-made flip chart Paper Crayons Procedure: Read the story …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3  

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