Explore the PK-2nd Grade Modules

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In the Kitchen
image of dough for cooking
Summary

Children explore routines at home with activities and projects around the kitchen at home.  Planning meals, measuring, setting tables, etc.

Content Areas: Emotional Development, Social Development, Science, Social Studies, Health, English Language Arts

 

 

 

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Self-Concept
image of student holding up a frame to their face
Summary

Students engage in activities and story reads to explore these questions:  Who Am I? How do I care for myself? How do I respect myself? How do I find my voice?

Content Areas: Emotional Development, Math, Visual and Performing Arts, Science, Social Studies, Health

 

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Alike/Different
image of students comparing stones
Summary

This module explores items, people, neighborhoods and other aspects of our worlds that are the same... and different.  Students will keep an observation journal during the duration of the modules

Content Areas: Coming Soon!

 

 

 

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Big Emotions
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Summary

In this module students will explore Big Emotions: mad, sad and happy through interactive games, books, movements and activities with a responsive adult.. As children develop their social emotional skills and regulation strategies they can express their needs and feelings more effectively, allowing for increased communication, flexibility of thinking, and ability to share space and materials. These skills are the positive  impact for the child interacting within their family, community and world.

Content Areas: Coming Soon!

 

 

 

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My World
image of young girl playing on a carpet town
Summary

In this module students will engage in activities that guide them in answering the questions: How can I use my senses to learn about the world around me? How do I respect the environment? How do I care for living things? How do I develop a sense of wonder for the world around me?

Content Area: Coming Soon!

 

 

 

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Communication
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Summary

In this module students will explore different ways to effectively communicate their thoughts and feelings with others.  The module includes activities, games, books and songs to support children’s expressive communication skills. 

Content Areas: Coming Soon!

 

 

 

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Family Relations
image of a chimpanzee with a baby on its back
Summary

In this module students will explore how family members care for and support each other by completing activities that include: books and storytelling, art, pretend play, and conversations.

Content Areas: Coming Soon!

 

 

 

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Can I Play Too?
image of kids on a soccer field
Summary

This module is designed to have your kindergarten student discover playing with friends.  A key part of Kindergarten is learning how to be kind, safe, and responsible in a larger group.  This is often a child’s first time in a classroom and meeting a variety of children from different backgrounds. They will learn history, games, friendships, and creativity.  The concluding project of this module will be to create a game of their own design that they can play with others.  Have fun and play!

Content Areas: English Language Ats, Math, Health, Physical Education

 

 

 

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Distance Drumming
image of various types of drums
Summary

In this module, you will: Make your OWN drum! Practice keeping a steady beat, learn about a different culture, learn a traditional African song and play and sing your new song with your friends!

Content Areas: Math, Social Studies, Science, World Language, Visual and Performing Arts

 

 

 

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How Can I Be a Friend to Animals?
image of young girl reaching out to a goat
Summary

Student will create a book, poster, or video about how to be a friend to animals.

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How Can I Be a Friend to Nature?
image of young students examining plant life outside.
Summary

In this module you will: Read and listen to stories about birds, composting and recycling, use natural materials and household materials to create bird houses and feeders, collect data on birds in your neighborhood, sort recyclable materials, and learn how to make compost

Content Areas: English Language Arts, Math, Science

 

 

 

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How Can I Play With My Friends Throughout the Year?
image of two kids in rain jackets on a rainy day
Summary

In this module you will learn all about weather! You will learn about different weather conditions, severe weather, how the weather changes throughout the year, how to dress for the weather, and ways that you can play with your friends in different weather conditions!

Content Areas: English Language Arts, Math, Science/p>

 

 

 

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How Do I Make Friends?
image of two young girls walking side by side
Summary

In this module you will: Explore your likes and dislikes Find ways to learn more about your interests Discover how actions and words influence interpersonal relationships and how we get along with others Accept responsibility for your actions Choose how to display your knowledge: a book, poster or video Practice tracing and forming letters

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How Do Stories Help Us Learn About Each Other?
image of older woman reading to two young children
Summary

In this module you will: Practice listening to and retelling stories, Practice telling stories, Better understand the meaning of history.

Content Areas: Coming Soon!

 

 

 

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How Can I Have a Positive Impact on My Environment?
students examining a garden
Summary

Students will work like a scientist to learn more about the plants and animals that live in a certain area called a habitat.

Content Areas:English Language Arts, Physical Education, Science

 

 

 

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How Can I Help Improve My Community for Myself and Others?
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Summary

Students will learn about improving their community through learning about what a community is, learning about wants and needs, goods and services, as well as personal narrative writing and the meaning of perseverance. They will develop a project that will improve their community for themselves and others.

Content Areas: English Language Arts, Social Studies 

 

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How Can I Use My Environment to Inspire Healthy Habits?
someone washing their hands
Summary

Students will explore a variety of environments to determine how healthy habits can be used daily in a variety of settings.  Students will start with their home and then extend to the school community, and then their neighborhood.  The neighborhoods will be connected to display a community of healthy opportunities and tasks. 

Content Areas: English Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Health 

 

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How Would Nature Solve This?
group of students looking at plants
Summary

Students will use what they learn about plants and animals to solve a problem that is important to my family and community.

Content Areas: English Language Arts, Science 

 

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What Can I Do to See if Another Living Thing Needs Help?
someone helping someone else tie their shoes
Summary

In this module, students will learn problem solving skills so they can help another living thing and tell the difference between living and non-living things.

Content Areas: Career Ready, English Language Arts, Visual and Performing Arts 

 

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What Does it Mean to Be a Volunteer?
students standing in a group pointing upward
Summary

With adult support the students will progress through volunteering experiences in the home, community and learn about job opportunities that involve helping others.

Content Areas: Career Ready, English Language Arts, Visual and Performing Arts, Social Studies 

 

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What is My Role as a Citizen in My Community?
statue of liberty
Summary

In this module students will explore government and democracy. They will learn what an election is and how citizens participate in the election process. As a culminating project students will be creating their own mock election. Identifying a need or new rule for their community. Using a variety of disciplines they will create their own election, determine the results of their election and then reflect on the process.

Content Areas: English Language Arts, Math, Science, Career Ready, Visual and Performing Arts, Health, Physical Education 

 

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What Are the Different Communities I Belong to and How Do They Shape Who I Am?
canadian good with babies
Summary

Students completing this module will be able to identify and differentiate the kinds of communities people live in, identify helpers in their communities, and how family, friends, and groups form one’s social community.

Content Areas: English Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Career Ready, Visual and Performing Arts, Health, Physical Education 

 

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What Resources Are Available in My Community and How Do I Access Them?
student standing in a garden holding a notepad
Summary

In this Module you will develop a resource for people new to your community.  As you work through each piece you will develop a better knowledge of people, places, and things found in your community.

Content Areas: English Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science, Career Ready, Visual and Performing Arts, Health, Physical Education 

 

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How Do My Actions Impact My Community?
student standing on a decorative rock
Summary

This module explores the idea that every individual, regardless of age, has the ability to make a positive impact in the world. Students will begin by learning the definition of community service. They will be provided with examples of different types of community service and learn about children their own age that made a difference in their communities. Students will also explore the emotions that are often associated with helping others. They will learn about empathy and reflect upon their own feelings after participating in selfless acts. Finally, students will create a community service action plan. They will select, follow through, and reflect upon their experience.

Content Areas: English Language Arts, Social Studies, Career Ready 

 

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How Does Diversity Impact My Community?
collage of diverse people
Summary

This module explores the idea of diversity by first building self awareness and then building social awareness. Students will focus on who they are and what makes them special. They will then think about how they interact with people who are different from themselves.

Content Areas: English Language Arts, Health, Physical Education, Career Ready 

 

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How Do Celebrations Help Bring Communities Together?
festive balloons in the sky
Summary

In this module students will examine different types of celebration and showcase empathy and compassion by planning a celebration benefiting one or more people in their community.

Content Areas: English Language Arts, Social Studies, Health, Physical Education, Visual and Performing Arts, Career Ready 

 

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