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Social Studies Curriculum Social Studies - Kindergarten
Lesson Plans

Standard 2

(Citizenship): Students will recognize their roles and responsibilities of being a good citizen.

Objective 1

Demonstrate appropriate ways to behave in different settings.
  • Building Friendships
    These four activities will provide students opportunities to enhance friendships.
  • Enhancing Peer Relationships
    In this activity students will work in pairs while addressing the social dilemma of who gets to be the leader and who follows, a common strain in relationships.
  • Name Bingo
    Activities focus on the importance of children's names and helps build a sense of community in the classroom.
  • What is a Hero?
    Students will learn what the characteristics of a hero are.
  • Why Do We Need Rules?
    Students will learn about rules and help develop a set of classroom rules to use all year long.

UEN logo - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Robert  Austin and see the Social Studies website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - Jennifer  Throndsen.

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