Module 19-Social Studies KB - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module, students will learn about currency and how it is used. They will learn about basic needs.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Currency pen or pencil
*Social Studies K B Workbook, ISBN 978-1-63916-025-9 (optional)
2 What Do You Need? crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Currency
  1. Identify currency and name its values.
  2. Explain how currency is used.
2 What Do You Need?
  1. Identify food, clothing, and shelter as basic human needs.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
social studies
human needs

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Currency 6 Do You Have Enough Money? Assignment
2 What Do You Need? 4 Needs or Wants Bingo! 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
  1. What is currency?
What Do You Need?
  1. What are basic human needs?

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
Currency When Less is More
  1. What happened to Michael and his money in this video?

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 One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent: All About Money Bonnie Worth 620L
2 The Berenstain Bears' Dollars and Sense Stan and Jan Berenstain 620L
3 Curious George Saves His Pennies H.A. Rey 590L

Module Outing:

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

# Outing