Module 21-Social Studies KB - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module, students will learn about the importance of buying locally and what it does to the economy and how geography effects life.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Buying Locally crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil
2 Where You Live, Work, and Play crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Buying Locally
  1. Identify local goods.
  2. Identify local businesses.
2 Where You Live, Work, and Play
  1. Identify how geographical location affects work and play.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
local goods
local business
geographic location

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Buying Locally 2 Buying Locally Assignment
2 Where You Live, Work, and Play 4 Puzzle Design 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
Buying Locally
  1. How does shopping locally help your community?
Where You Live, Work, and Play
  1. How do geographical features affect where we live?

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
Buying Locally Freda Fossil and Local Stores
  1. Why does Freda's mom like to shop locally when she can?

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 U.S. Landforms: What You Need to Know Linda Crotta Brennan 560L
2 Kid’s Guide to Types of Landforms Baby Professor

Module Outing:

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

# Outing
1 Visit a local farmer's market or farm to learn about the importance of buying locally, or take a shopping trip in a local downtown city to visit the local businesses and see what they have to offer.