Early Kindergarten

Objectives Overviews Early Kindergarten: Social Studies


Your early kindergarten student will learn to compromise, share, and respect others by learning to:

  • Share with others
  • Demonstrate appropriate social interactions with others
  • Divide things equally among groups
  • Discuss the needs and wants of his family

Your early kindergarten student will recognize roles and customs by:

  • Identifying the type of house in which he lives
  • Drawing a picture of his house
  • Recognizing family traditions

Your early kindergarten student will learn about time in relation to daily life by:

  • Sharing goals and ideas of things he’d like to accomplish
  • Labeling and reading a calendar
  • Telling about a big event in his life
  • Creating a calendar of the events in his life

Your early kindergarten student will understand geographical thinking by learning to:

  • Identify familiar places
  • Use direction words
  • Describe characteristics of where he lives
  • Identify symbols used on maps
  • Read basic maps

Your early kindergarten student will learn to manage his behavior and interact with others in his community by:

  • Cleaning up his own messes
  • Demonstrating proper safety choices
  • Recognizing indoor and outdoor safety
  • Learning the danger of strangers and staying protected
  • Demonstrating responsible behavior when playing with others
  • Making a chore chart and completing chores
  • Discussing consequences
  • Making a list of rules
  • Using a behavior chart to obtain rewards
  • Identifying various community helpers

Your early kindergarten student will understand how people, things, and technology can affect his environment by learning to:

  • Identify characteristics of himself
  • Play safely with others
  • Describe how his friends make him feel
  • Appreciate different cultures and traditions