Module 1-Social Studies KA - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module students will learn to express who they are and why rules are important.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 All About Me yarn up to 5 feet long
a letter-sized envelope
crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil
*Social Studies K A Workbook, ISBN 978-1-63916-024-2 (optional)
2 Rules, Rules, Rules! pen or pencil;

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 All About Me
  1. Identify physical traits.
  2. Recognize color words.
2 Rules, Rules, Rules!
  1. Identify responsibilities at school.
  2. Identify and explain behaviors for responsible classroom citizens.
  3. Explain the purpose and need for rules.
  4. Identify student rights.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
about me

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 All About Me 2 About Me Assignment
1 All About Me 3 I Am Me Assignment
2 Rules, Rules, Rules! 2 Why are Rules Important? Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:


Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
All About Me!
  1. What color is your hair?
  2. What color are your eyes?
  3. What is your favorite thing to do?
  4. How many people do you live with?
Rules, Rules, Rules!
  1. What are rules?
  2. Why do we have rules?
  3. What do you think it means to be responsible?
  4. What kind of rules should be in a classroom?
  5. What is a right?
  6. What is a responsibility?
  7. What rights do you have?
  8. What are some responsibilities you have?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
Rules, Rules, Rules! Rules, Rules, Rules
  1. How did Toby start his first day of school?
  2. Why did the teacher say we need rules?
  3. How did Toby break the rules?
  4. What is a responsibility?
  5. How did Toby change his behavior?

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level
1 Marvelous Me: Inside and Out Lisa Marie Bullard 510L
2 We're Different, We're the Same Bobbi Kates 340L
3 I Like Me! Nancy Carlson AD400L
4 Following Rules Cassie Mayer 270L
5 Know and Follow Rules Cheri J. Meiners M.Ed. AD500L

Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing
1 Take your student some place where they need to follow a set of rules. For example a movie, or a nature center, before you go discuss what rules should be followed while they are at this event.