Students examine the connections of their own environment with the past, begin to distinguish between events and people of the past and the present, and use a sense of time in classroom planning and participation.
Listen or tell stories about George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Harriet Tubman.
Identify and order events that take place in a sequence.
Identify events in the school day as first, next, last. List the day’s classroom activities in order. Place events, such as birthdays in order. Use a calendar to identify national holidays and historical events.
Students learn that they are citizens of their school, community, and country; identify symbols of the state and nation; understand examples of responsible citizenship; follow school rules; and know why rules are needed for order and safety.
Foundations of Government
Identify and describe the roles and responsibilities of school personnel.
Tour the school. Visit principal’s office, library, clinic, and cafeteria.
Ask a custodian to visit the classroom.
Read stories about school that include school personnel.