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Mahomet-Seymour Schools

 Curriculum

Social Studies - Grade K

 

 

 

Home and Family

 

The learner will be able to identify similarities and differences in people’s characteristics, habits and living patterns.

 

  

 

The learner will understand that each of us belongs to a family and recognize that families vary.

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

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Significant Americans and Government

 

The learner will be able to name famous persons and what they are known for.

 

  

 

The learner will become aware of local and national holidays.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to understand voting as a way of making choices.

 

The learner will have an understanding of what it means to be a leader.

 

The learner will recognize and demonstrate the reason for rules.

 

The learner will participate in voting as a way of making choices.

 

The learner will recall information about the immediate past.

 

The learner will show some awareness of time and how the past influences people’s lives.

 

The learner will become aware of how people in different places have different experiences.

 

  

 

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Geography

 

The learner will be able to locate objects and places in the community.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to express beginning geographic thinking (ex:  maps, globes).

 

  

 

The learner will be able to show the awareness of the relationships between people and where they live.

 

  

 

The learner will begin to develop an awareness of ways people depend on and interact with the environment (ex: farming, industry).

 

The learner will explore the differences between urban and rural.

 

  

 

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Jobs

 

The learner will identify community workers and the services they provide.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to describe some people’s jobs and what is required to perform them.

 

The learner will become aware of the difference between needs and wants.

 

The learner will begin to understand the use of trade or money to obtain goods and services.

 

The learner will begin to understand how people rely on others for goods and services.

 

  

 

 

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