Social Studies Curriculum Extensions

Social Studies Topics That May Be Used As Project Ideas in the Art Room

 

Pre-K

Climate Weather Clothing

Symbols of the United States

Holidays and Traditions

School Safety

 

Kindergarten

Identify National Heroes (George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr)

Climate Weather Clothing

Transportation

Symbols of the United States

Identify cultural characteristics of self

 

Grade 1

Identify history related holidays

Identify characteristics of family and ancestry

Your Neighborhood

Travel to and from school

Cultural characteristics of self and family

 

 

Grade 2

Explain importance of history related holidays

Identify and explain significance of local historical sites

Identify man made and physical characteristics of your town

Rural, Suburban, Urban

 

Grade 3

Historical Figures (Washington, Lincoln, King)

Native Americans and historical events in local region

Continents and oceans

 

Grade 4

Culture and traditions of Native Americans

Exploration and colonization of America

Connecticut History

 

Grade 5

Colonial America

 

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