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Pre-Kindergarten and Preschool Lesson Plans for History and Social Studies

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Teach about the Oceans of the World with this part

Title – Ocean Unit By – Debbie Haren Subject – Science, Social Studies Grade Level – PreK-3 It is time now to discuss the types of Oceans in the world. Discuss together and brainstorm about the names of all the oceans in …

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Subjects:

Science, Social Studies  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2, 3  

Geo-spiders are made while discussing conflicts in this Anansi related lesson

  Title – Geo-Spider By – Line Ferris Primary Subject – Math Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – Pre-K, Kindergarten Objectives/Standards: Children will be able to: Say a simple greeting in a language other than their own (PT & LE: …

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Subjects:

Math, Social Studies  

Grades:

PreK, K  

This is an idea for a shoebox fundraising parade to benefit hurricane victims

  Title – Mardi Gras Shoebox Parade By – Cheryl Goodwin Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Art Grade Level – PreK-K This idea was sent to us from a Mom’s Club consisting of over forty stay-at-home mothers. They plan …

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Subjects:

Art, Social Studies  

Grades:

PreK, K  

These PK-12 lesson plan ideas on emotions, expressions, and reactions yield altruistic activity in various subject areas and grades

Title – Academic and Altruistic Lessons for all Subject/Grade Levels By – Teacherplanner Primary Subject - Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Computers & Internet Secondary Subjects -  Grade Level – PreK-5 with modifications Notes: Here is a list of PK-12 lesson plan ideas …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Math, P.E. & Health, Science, Social Studies  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

In “Steal the Dinosaur Eggs,” students practice teamwork, fair play, and following the rules

  Title – Steal the dinosaur egg By – Tia Bosua Gruenenfelder Primary Subject – Health / Physical Education Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – PreK-1 Objects: Tennis balls, hula hoops, 4 long benches This PE lesson was presented during …

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Subjects:

P.E. & Health, Social Studies  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1  

This is a transportation themed dramatic play activity centers plan

  Title – Dramatic Play-Transportation By – Anna Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Music, Art, Language Arts Grade Level – Preschool MOVIE IDEA: Dumbo PROP BOX IDEAS: engineer hat   red, white, and green flags   cardboard boxes painted …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music, Social Studies  

Grade:

PreK  

This idea involves exploring World Transportation with Toys

  Title – Transportation for the world By – Debbie Haren Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – Pre-K and Kindergarten Materials: small manipulatives of cars, airplanes, trucks and busses. Small race cars and a play mat for …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

PreK, K  

Here is a great election idea from a combined pre-school/after school care facility

  Title – Election at School By – Michelle D’Onofrio Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Math, Language Arts Grade Level – Pre-k – 1 My pre-school has children from 6-weeks to after school care age, so to include everyone, …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1  

Toddlers and preschoolers press their hands and feet into service for this patriotic flag activity

Title – Hands-on Flag and Stand Up for America Activity By – Lisa Howard Primary Subject – Art Secondary Subjects – Math, Social Studies Grade Level – Preschool & Up Procedure: A simple art activity for toddlers and preschoolers is the American …

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Subjects:

Art, Math, Social Studies  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1  

This idea is called “Veterans In My Family” and is great for Veteran’s Day or Memorial Day

  Title – Veterans in My Family By – Clara Southerland Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – PreK-5 Objective: To create a visual of students’ family members who are/were veterans. To develop an appreciation for people who …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

With this idea students develop “My Book About Me”

Title – My Book About Me By – Debbie Haren Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – Preschool-1st grade Materials: 5 sheets of paper per student. A marker or pen. Crayons or markers Procedure: Make up …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1  

This lesson explores “The Color of We” with puppetry, poetry and paint-mixing

Title – Color of WE By – Nan Ray Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – Pre K – 2 ACTIVITY: 1. Introduce four multi-racial puppets to the class. Ask for 4 volunteers who want to use a puppet to read …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2  

A brief idea on Taste for 12-18 month old toddlers

Title – Taste By – Mollie Tucker Subject – Social Studies, Science Grade: PreK Unit: Senses Objectives: TCW be introduced to bitter, sour, sweet, and salty foods and/or drinks. Materials: pretzels, jam, baker’s chocolate, and a lemon variety of other foods that …

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Subjects:

Science, Social Studies  

Grade:

PreK  

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 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  

This lesson on anger uses the book “When Sophia Gets Angry

Title – Anger By – Debbie Haren Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – Preschool – 2nd grade Materials: The book: “When Sophia Gets Angry-Really-Really Angry By: Molly Bang Objective: To help others realize how other …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2  

A brief idea on Touch for 12-18 month old toddlers

Title – Touch By – Mollie Tucker Subject – Social Studies, Science Suggested Age – 12-18 months Unit: Senses Objectives: TCW be introduced to sensory descriptors, including smooth, rough, hard, soft, cold, and warm. TCW understand that objects can be described with …

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Science, Social Studies  

Grade:

PreK  

This one involves celebrating different cultures’ holidays

Title – Family Involvement-MultiCultural/Holiday Ideas By – Audrey Pruitt Subject – Social Studies  Grade Level – PreK-7  This is a letter that will be sent out during the first couple of weeks of school. It will ask for parent help in planning …

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Social Studies  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  

Start the new year off with a scavenger hunt

Title – Back to School Scavenger Hunt By – Barbara Silva Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Math, Social Studies, Language Arts Grade Level – pre-k To help pre-K’s get to know their classroom and one another, have a scavenger …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Math, Social Studies  

Grades:

PreK, K  

Here’s a Transportation idea focusing on Semi Trucks

Title – Transportation by Semi Truck By – Debbie Haren Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – Preschool and Kidergarten Activity: Discuss how important semi trucks are for getting items from one place to another. Talk about how …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

PreK, K  

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