Module 7-Social Studies KA - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module students learn about logical consequences. Students will learn through primary sources the chain of command that we all must live under. Students will consider rules and laws starting with their homes and then moving to the school, city, state and federal government.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Consequences crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil
2 Who Is the Boss? crayons or colored pencils
pen or pencil

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Consequences
  1. Describe the possible consequences of various actions.
2 Who Is the Boss?
  1. Identify and describe who the leaders are in your home.
  2. Identify and describe who the leaders are in your school.
  3. Identify the different forms of government and the rules that go with them.
  4. Identify the current leader in each form of government.

Module Key Words:

Key Words

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Consequences 5 Consequences Assignment
2 Who Is the Boss? 1 This Is Where I Live Assignment
2 Who Is the Boss? 5 Political Leaders 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 a consequence?
  2. Can consequences be good or bad or both?
  3. What are rules?
  4. How do rules and consequences go together?
Who is the Boss?
  1. What are some places that have rules?
  2. Why are rules important?
  3. Who enforces the rules in your school?
  4. Who enforces the rules at Home?
  5. What is a leader?
  6. Who are the leaders of your school?

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
Who Is the Boss? Political Leaders
  1. What are some qualities of good leaders?
  2. Who was Benjamin Franklin?
  3. What were some of Benjamin Franklin's accomplishments?
  4. What is a diplomat?
  5. Who was George Washington?
  6. What were some of George Washington's accomplishments?
  7. Who was Abraham Lincoln?
  8. What were some of Lincoln's accomplishments?

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 Teach Your Dragon To Understand Consequences Steve Herman
2 Slam!: A Tale of Consequences Adam Stower 100L
3 What If Everybody Did That? Ellen Javernick AD450L
4 Being a Leader Cassie Mayer

Module Outing:

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

# Outing
1 Visit your local government offices and see if a government official will take the time to talk with your student about local government.