Preschool Social Studies
Preparing students for the 21st century cannot be accomplished without a strong and sustaining emphasis on the social studies. The social studies provide cornerstone skills that are the key to opening doors for a more diverse, competitive workforce and responsible citizenry. Students use critical thinking, self-assessment, reasoning, problem-solving, collaboration, research, and investigation to make connections in new and innovative ways as they progress through social studies education. These standards outline the knowledge and skills needed to help young people develop the ability to make informed and reasoned decisions for the public good as citizens of a culturally diverse, democratic society in an interdependent world.
|Standards and Grade Level Expectations|
|History||1||Change and sequence over time||Geography||1||Develop spatial understanding, perspectives, and connections to the world|
|Economics||1||People work to meet wants||2||Recognize money and identify its purpose (PFL)|
|Civics||1||Individuals have unique talents but also work with others in groups||2||Rules and their purpose in allowing groups to work effectively|
Thompson School District Curriculum Placemats
Thompson placemats provide specific information regarding the skills Preschool students will be able to master by the end of the school year.