In Kindergarten Social Studies, homeschoolers will cultivate a sense of national pride by learning about their role as citizens in their local communities and in a national framework.  Kindergarteners will develop a fundamental understanding of their rights as American citizens, learn how to celebrate diversity, and learn about American traditions and holidays that we all hold dear.  This homeschool course is a fun introduction to what makes America so special and will provide a valuable framework for learning about lands outside of American shores in future courses. 

Course Outline:

  1: Introduction

  2: Who Am I?

  3: Family

  4: Communities

  5: Review Week

  6: Fun Week: Columbus Day!

  7: Diversity

  8: Geography

  9: Maps

10: Review Week

11: America

12: Citizenship

13: Rules

14: Review Week

15: American Pride

16: American Traditions

17: American Leadership

18: Fun Week: New Years

19: American History

20: Fun Week: Martin Luther King, Jr.

21: Review Week

22: Native Americans

23: The First Meeting

24: Fun Week: Holidays

25: Fun Week: Honoring Presidents

26: American Advances

27: Review Week

28: Needs and Wants

29: Rights and Privileges

30: Summer Holidays!

31: Fun Week: Independence Day

32: The Easter Season

33: Environment

34: Caring for America

35: Final Projects

36: Course Wrap-Up

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