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Kindergarten History: Click on the SOL number for additional resources (New History SOLS starting in 2010)

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Teacher Resources ideas, SOL flash cards, posters, bubble sheet, textbook resources, online manipulatives, web sites, etc.

K.1 The student will recognize that history describes events and people of other times and places.
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K.2The student will describe everyday life in the present and in the past and begin to recognize that things change over time.
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K.3The student will describe the relative location of people, places, and things by using positional words, with emphasis on near/far, above/below, left/right, and behind/in front.
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K.4 The student will use simple maps and globes.
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K.5The student will develop an awareness that maps and globes.
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K.6 The student will match simple descriptions of work that people do with the names of those jobs
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K.7The student will identify the difference between basic needs (food, clothing, and shelter) and wants (things people would like to have); recognize that people use money to purchase goods.
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K.8The student will demonstrate that being a good citizen.
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K.9 The student will recognize the American flag, the Pledge of Allegiance, and that the President is the leader of the United States.
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Objective:

K.1 The student will recognize that history describes events and people of other times and places by
a) identifying examples of past events in legends, stories, and historical accounts of Powhatan, Pocahontas, George Washington, Betsy Ross, and Abraham Lincoln;
b) identifying the people and events honored by the holidays of Thanksgiving Day; Martin Luther King, Jr., Day; Presidents’ Day; and Independence Day (Fourth of July).

SOL Review

1. Famous Americans SOL Picture Test Use the drop down menus to match the names of the Famous Americans to their pictures

2. George Washington Millionaire Game

3. 10 SOL Questions on Martin Luther King test

4. Millionaire Game on Martin Luther King

Interactive Activities

 

1. Abraham Lincoln Online Voice Thread (Slideshow with voice instruction)

2. Holiday Games and Coloring Pages Fun

3. Thanksgiving Slideshow, WebQuest and Information

4. George Washington Online Voice Thread (Slideshow with voice instruction)

5. Martin Luther King Online Voice Thread (Slideshow with voice instruction)

6. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

7. Primary Source Search Engine (Find primary source pictures and documents)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. SOL Kindergarten Pictures, Information & Quiz Excellent webpage with resources

2. Kindergarten Virtual Museum on Presidents

SMARTBoard Activities

1. SOL K.1 Instructional Notebook Lesson with pictures and animations

2. Thanksgiving interactive Notebook

3. Lincoln & Washington Instructional Notebook

4. Thanksgiving today and Long Ago Notebook (Zipped-use Firefox)

5. Columbus Notebook lesson

6. Lincoln Notebook lesson

7. George Washington Notebook lesson

8. Martin Luther King Notebook lesson

Powerpoints

1. SOL K.1 PowerPoint Teaching powerpoint with review quiz at end

2. SOL Holidays PowerPoint Quiz Mulitple-choice quiz

3. Martin Luther King SOL Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates

1. Famous Americans SOL K.1 -Drag the pictures to the Washington, Lincoln, Ross, or Pocahontas box (Picture Preview)

2. SOL K.1 SOL K.1 Holidays-Drag the pictures to the correct holiday box (Picture Preview)

3. Compare George Washington and Abraham Lincoln by dragging in Pictures and words to correct Venn (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Life of King in 8 min.

2. Presidents' Day: Washington and Lincoln Facts about the day and Washington & Lincoln (15 min.)

3. Animated Hero Classics: Pocahontas (26:14)

4. Animated Hero Classics: General George Washington (29:20)

5. US Celebrations (13min) Presidents' Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Martin Luther King Day

6. Animated Hero Classics: William Bradford:The First Thanksgiving (27:43)

Lesson Plans

 

1. SOL K.1a Strategies Teaching strategies and ideas

2. SOL K.1b Strategies Teaching ideas and strategies

3. Download Martin Luther King Lesson Plan PDF format

Assessments & Strategies

 

Teacher Resources

1. Buy the Book, "Abraham Lincoln Lawyer, President, Emancipator" by Pamela Hill
Nettleton

2. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

K.2 The student will describe everyday life in the present and in the past and begin to recognize that things change over time.

SOL Review

 

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. Transporatation comparing past to present

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Past vs. Present Interactive Notebook Lesson with pictures

2. Long ago Thanksgiving SMARTBoard Notebook (zipped file-use Firefox)

3. Now vs Then Notebook (Zipped-use Firefox)

4. Past and Present Review Notebook

5. Past and Present Instructional & Review Notebook

Powerpoints 1. Pictures of transporation from the past until now
Kidspiration Templates 1. Order pictures of transportation from past to present (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles 1. Long Ago, Yesterday, and Today (15min)
Lesson Plans 1. SOL Strategies K.2 Good teaching ideas
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

K.3 The student will describe the relative location of people, places, and things by using positional words, with emphasis on near/far, above/below, left/right, and behind/in front.

SOL Review

 

Interactive Activities

 

1. Here and There, Near and Far Interactive learning

2. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

 

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Relative Location SMARTBoard Notebook

2. Location using Virginia Symbols Notebook

Powerpoints  
Kidspiration Templates 1. Location Above and right practice with pictures (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles 1. Beginning Social Studies Vocabulary (13min) teaches above/below, left/right, and behind/in front.
Lesson Plans 1. Geography Lessons Activities and Coloring pages
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources

1. Ed Mouse Finds Out About Direction book

2. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

K.4 The student will use simple maps and globes to
a) develop an awareness that a map is a drawing of a place to show where things are located and that a globe is a round model of the Earth;
b) describe places referenced in stories and real-life situations;
c) locate land and water features.

SOL Review

1. Reading a Map SOL Practice

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

 

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Labeling a Park Map with X's to represent different items on the map

2. Draw a map of your school and classroom

Powerpoints  
Kidspiration Templates 1. Draw a map activity Select the Building pictures from the drop down orange arrow (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Understanding Maps: Key to Everywhere (15min).

2. Math Monsters: Mapping (15min.)

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies

 

Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

K.5 The student will develop an awareness that maps and globes
a) show a view from above;
b) show things in smaller size;
c) show the position of objects.

SOL Review

1. Reading a Map SOL Practice

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

 

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Labeling a Park Map with X's to represent different items on the map

2. Draw a map of your school and classroom

Powerpoints  
Kidspiration Templates 1. Draw a map activity Select the Building pictures from the drop down orange arrow. (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Understanding Maps: Key to Everywhere (15min).

2. Math Monsters: Mapping (15min.)

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies

 

Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

K.6 The student will match simple descriptions of work that people do with the names of those jobs.

SOL Review

1. Match People to their Service Drag people to their service

2. Community Helpers Webquest

3. Several Kindergarten Interactive -activities

4. Dress Fran the Firefighter-interactive

5. Ben's Guide to the Community Neighborhood Interactive

6. Interactive Picture test on What's my job?

7. Community Helpers Multiple Choice 10 question test

8. Excellent interactive Community Helpers- Audio questions and picture answers

Interactive Activities

 

1. Learn about Community Helpers-Listen to the sentences read about each community job.

2. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

 

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Community Helpers Notebook Practice

2. Community SOL Helpers Notebook (Zipped-use Firefox)

3. Community Helpers Review Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Community Helpers-Visiting the Dentist

2. Picture Community Helpers-view pictures of community helpers

Kidspiration Templates 1. Dentist-match 4 words to the sentences about the Dentist (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Play and Discover with Digger and Splat: Jobs People Do (17:31)

2. Service Workers: And the Services They Provide (17min)

Lesson Plans 1. Community Helpers Theme Activities and Crafts
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources

1. Lesson Plan on SOL K.6 with interactive links

2. Community Helpers Coloring Pages print off for your students to color

3. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

4. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

K.7 The student will
a) recognize that people make choices because they cannot have everything they want;
b) explain that people work to earn money to buy the things they want.

SOL Review

1. Needs and Wants Picture Table with quiz

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

 

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Needs and Wants Matching and US Coin naming SMARTBoard Notebook
Powerpoints 1. SOL Money Instructional PowerPoint-Earning, Saving, Spending Money. A history of money through the years for Kindergarten.
Kidspiration Templates

1. Wants vs. Needs-Drag pictures to appropriate box (Picture Preview)

2. Needs & Wants Drag pictures to the right box (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Difference Between Wants and Needs, The (16min)

2. Learning About Money (15min)

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies

 

Teacher Resources

1. Buy Book "Spending and Saving" By Mary Hill (Scholastic).

2. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

K.8 The student will demonstrate that being a good citizen involves
a) taking turns and sharing;
b) taking responsibility for certain classroom chores;
c) taking care of personal belongings and respecting what belongs to others;
d) following rules and understanding the consequence of breaking rules;
e) practicing honesty, self-control, and kindness to others;
f) participating in decision making in the classroom;
g) participating successfully in group settings.

SOL Review

 

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

 

SMARTBoard Activities

1. Citizenship Practice Notebook
Powerpoints 1. Be a good citizen Instructional PowerPoint This would have to be adapted for kindergarten.
Kidspiration Templates 1. Citizenship (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles 1. TLC Elementary School: Understanding Good Citizenship (24:15)
Lesson Plans 1. Lesson plan on Good citizenship
Assessments & Strategies

1. SOL k.8 Citizen Instructional Strategies

Teacher Resources

1. Study Guide, Story and Questions on Good Citizen

2. Citizenship Resource Guide for Kindergarten Adobe pdf document

3. Good Citizens in Action Adobe pdf document

4. Books to help with teaching citizenship: Shannon, David, David Gets in Trouble and Shannon, David, David Goes to School

5. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

6. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

K.9 The student will recognize the American flag and the Pledge of Allegiance and know that the president is the leader of the United States.

SOL Review

1. Symbols of America Multiple choice test

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. Pledge of Allegiance Words

2. Flag, Pledge, American Symbols Pictures and short sentences describing them

3. History of the Pledge of Allegiance Good information

SMARTBoard Activities

1. SOL K.9 SMARTBoard Notebook
Powerpoints 1. US Symbols Excellent SOL Instructional PowerPoint
Kidspiration Templates 1. American Symbols (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles 1. US Symbols has a clip called Flag (5:26)
Lesson Plans 1. Enchanted Interactive Flag Activities and Coloring Pages
Assessments & Strategies

 

Teacher Resources

1. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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SOL Review

 

1. http://www.quia.com/pages/solk.html SOL Kindergarten grade webpage

2. Download SOL Social Studies Vocabulary PowerPoint

3. Download SOL Picture Review PowerPoint

4. Learn about Virginia & Famous Virginians SOL Review Picture PowerPoint

5. Refrigerator SOL Review Cards for Social Studies in Adobe Acrobat

6. SOL Kindergarten Study Guide with pictures and information

7. Senteo/SMART Response SOL History Test

8. Senteo/SMART Response SOL Review


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Teacher SOL Resources:

1. Print PDF SOL Posters Kindergarten grade Social Studies colorful posters created for each SOL)

2. Download Social Studies SOL Flash Cards Word Document Flash Cards for Kindergarten

3. SOL Cards & Games Kindergarten grade SOL Review cards, games, and units)

4. VODE Resources

5. Download Jeopardy Powerpoint Game Template Fill in the questions and answers and have fun playing Jeopardy! 25 questions board

6. Download Millionaire Powerpoint Game Template Fill in the questions and answers and have fun playing Millionaire!

7. Find SMARTBoard Notebook Ready Made Lessons Enter the subject, grade, and Virginia Standards. Excellent SMARTBoard resource

8. Our World Let's Go! (Hardcover) by Joy Masoff Excllent SOL History Textbook for Kindergarten with easy to read sentences and great pictures

9. Superb Suffolk Teaching Activities and Resources

10. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources

11. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

12. Primary Source Search Engine (Find primary source pictures and documents)


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