KINDERGARTEN

Teaching Activities:
The American Flag: students can create and identify the American flag and tell what the 50 stars and 13 stripes represent
Chronology: how to teach with activities, from teach primary
Climate Labels: downloadable, printable from Hubbard’s Cupboard
Black and White
Color
Community Helpers: Police theme, from preschool plan it
Election Activities ideas for lessons TEKS Citizenship K.10A
Houses and Homes: Students can compare and contrast their homes with those of other students as well as those from other countries TEKS: Geography K.5B
Maps as Pictures of the Earth: students can locate land and water on a globe and map TEKS: Geography K.5A
People Who Help: jobs in school and community, from Hubbard’s Cupboard
Police Officer: community helper, lesson plan, printable activities, from first-school
President’s Day: crafts, activities, worksheets, from EnchantedLearning
Seasonal Clothing: downloadable, printable, from Hubbard’s Cupboard
Black and White
Color
The Texas Flag Coloring Sheet with facts TEKS Citizenship K.10A
Wants and Needs: students can identify and differentiate between wants and needs, TEKS: Economics K.6A

Lesson plans for Kindergarten TEKS History K.1 A, 2A
Columbus Day Lessons and Teacher Resources TEKS History K.2A
George Washington Lesson Plan TEKS History K.2, K2A, 2B Social Studies Skills K.14, K.14B, K.15, K.15A
George Washington: compared to Stephen F Austin, from Midland ISD, TEKS History K.2A
George Washington: Stephen F Austin comparison, free lesson, from teachers pay teachers, TEKS History K.2A
Independence Day: from HotChalk TEKS History K.1A
Mapping Our Way to South America: a study in spacial sense, from Core Knowledge Foundation
Maps and Globes: Where in the World are We, from Hubbard’s Cupboard
NEA lesson plan
Passport to the World: identify geographical location on map or globe, from Core Knowledge
Stop! Why Do We Have Rules? TEKS Government K.8A, 8B
Weather lesson plan ideas TEKS Geography K.5A
– Kindergarten Weather: from Printerest
– Weather Watchers: from Core Knowledge
Work & Occupations: from Homeschool Cotton Ridge, TEKS Economics K.7A, 7B
Mail, Maps and Where I Live: activities using maps, from Core Knowledge

Web Resources:
George Washington: Biography of the nation’s first president TEKS: History K.2A
Google Earth: explore, search, and discover, from Google
HotChalk lesson plan and resources
Pioneer Life in America: students can discover what life was like during America’s early days, from Schlessinger media
Pledge of Allegiance: history, words, and explanation of the Pledge of Allegiance TEKS: Citizenship K.10B
Stephen F. Austin: from the Handbook of Texas Online TEKS: History K.2A
Texas Flags and other Symbols TEKS: Citizenship K.10A
Understanding Climates: from Geography4Kids.com TEKS: Geography K.5A

Picture Books
Picture Books about Presidents and Elections TEKS Citizenship K.10A
Picture Books about America  TEKS History K1A, 1B Culture 11.A, 12A, 12B
Picture Books about Multiculturalism TEKS Culture K 11.A, 11B, 12A, 12B