Suggested Big Ideas:

Grades PK–K (Ages 4–5) Q3

The following experiences with technology and digital resources are examples of learning activities students might engage in during PK–K (ages 4–5):
  1. Find and evaluate information related to a current or historical person or event using digital resources. (3)
  2. Independently apply digital tools and resources to address a variety of tasks and problems. (4,6)

Possible Themes/Topics

January:

  • Martin Luther King Jr
February:
  • Presidents
  • Black History Month
  • Chinese New Year
  • Valentines day(Poetry, Cards...)
March:
  • Women's History Month
  • Saint Patricks Day
  • Read Across America-Dr Seuss

Research and Information Fluency

Social Studies Integration

1. Find and evaluate information related to a current or historical person or event using digital resources. (3)

Lesson Title
Description/Learning Target
Application
Files
African American Scientists
The activities in this lesson will help you learn more about what scientists do by exploring the careers of prominent African Americans in science, mathematics, and technology.
Web
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Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making

2. Independently apply digital tools and resources to address a variety of tasks and problems. (4,6)
Lesson Title
Description/Learning Target
Application
Files
Making Patterns
Students will use digital tool to create pictorial patterns
Active Inspire
Kerpoof
Kid Pix

Measurement in Kindergarten
Flipchart that allows students to measure a variety of items using nonstandard units and then write about them; Complete with language structures.