Social Studies – K, 1st, and 2nd Grades

Below you will find Kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade Social Studies lessons.  The SOL is listed along with the purpose of each lesson to help you find an appropriate lesson.  Please check in from time to time as we update our webpage as we create new content.

Cardinal Direction Corners1.4, 2.6Review cardinal directions through a game of 4 corners and the introduction of the song, “Compass Rumpus.”
Landforms Relay2.5bLocate selected rivers (James River, Mississippi River, Rio Grande), mountain ranges (Appalachian Mountains and Rocky Mountains), and lakes (Great Lakes) in the United States.
Active Ancient China2.1Explain how the contributions of ancient China have influenced the present world in terms of
architecture, inventions, and written language.
Famous Face RaceK.1a, 1.2, 2.11Practice correctly identifying famous Americans by their name/face and by their contribution to society.
'Fit'tingly Famous Americans2.11Identify contributions these individuals made that changed the lives of Americans.
Native American Pow Wow2.2Identify information pertaining to the 3 different Native American Tribes; Powhatan, Lakota, Pueblo.
Past Present and Future PlayK.2, 1.1Review the difference between past, present and future by sorting picture correctly.


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