1st Grade Social Studies Lesson Plans

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Do I Need It? Wants vs. Needs
Do I Need It? Wants vs. Needs
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Do I Need It? Wants vs. Needs
If you ask your students if they need ice cream, the answer may surprise you! In this lesson, your students will be able differentiate between wants and needs.
1st grade
Social studies
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What is Culture?
What is Culture?
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What is Culture?
Help your students become global citizens with this lesson that teaches the about culture. Students will explore their culture and the cultures of their classmates in this engaging, hands-on activity.
1st grade
Social studies
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What is a Good Citizen?
What is a Good Citizen?
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What is a Good Citizen?
Aid your students in becoming the best citizens they can be with this lesson that teaches students how to be, and what makes, a good citizen.
1st grade
Social studies
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Kindergarten Economics: Goods and Services
Kindergarten Economics: Goods and Services
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Kindergarten Economics: Goods and Services
Children need to understand the differences between goods and services and why both of them are important. Children will learn that and more with this lesson that teaches them about everyone's roles in the economy.
1st grade
Social studies
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Houses and Homes Around the World
Houses and Homes Around the World
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Houses and Homes Around the World
Students will learn about the different kinds of houses people live in around the world and how they relate to a culture, environment, and country.
1st grade
Social studies
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It's A Small World: Different Cultures
It's A Small World: Different Cultures
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It's A Small World: Different Cultures
Make your students global citizens with this lesson that has them learn about the different cultures of the world.
1st grade
Social studies
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Calling All Continents!
Calling All Continents!
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Calling All Continents!
Can your students call out the names of the continents? In this exciting lesson, students will learn the names of the major continents through an interactive process of word and map identification.
1st grade
Social studies
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Here Are Our Homes
Here Are Our Homes
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Here Are Our Homes
What kinds of homes do we live in? In this lesson, students will explore and describe different types of homes. By the end of this lesson, students will have created a visual of their own homes and write about them!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Landmarks Scavenger Hunt
Landmarks Scavenger Hunt
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Landmarks Scavenger Hunt
Help your kids learn about landmarks with this lesson that takes them on a field trip around the school and has them record their findings in writing.
1st grade
Social studies
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Goods and Services: On Market Street
Goods and Services: On Market Street
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Goods and Services: On Market Street
Kids will enjoy hearing the story On Market Street as they become familiar with goods and services. From apples to zippers, students will understand how people buy goods, and how others provide services in our lives.
1st grade
Math
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Get to Know Mae Jemison
Get to Know Mae Jemison
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Get to Know Mae Jemison
Mae Jemison was the first African American female astronaut to enter space. Use the Get to Know Mae Jemison lesson plan to learn more about this famous scientist. Children will then read and write about her, and create their own paper rocket.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Superhero Citizens
Superhero Citizens
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Superhero Citizens
It’s not a bird! It’s not a plane! It’s a Super Citizen! In this superhero lesson on citizenship, students will learn about the concepts of good citizenship while simultaneously getting a lesson on positive behavior!
1st grade
Social studies
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Stone Age
Stone Age
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Stone Age
Excite your students with knowledge of the past by showing them a film and pretending to live in the past! In this lesson, your students will learn about the Stone Age.
1st grade
Social studies
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Do First Grade Opinions Matter?
Do First Grade Opinions Matter?
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Do First Grade Opinions Matter?
Do your students respect their peers' opinions? This lesson teaches first graders that their opinions matter by encouraging them to write out opinions and back them up with reasons.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Plan That Trip
Plan That Trip
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Plan That Trip
Students will use their artistic and directional skills as they practice drawing maps and giving directions. By the time it’s done, everyone will know which way is the right way to go!
1st grade
Social studies
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Make a Model of Your Community
Make a Model of Your Community
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Make a Model of Your Community
Your students will be mesmerized with models after this engaging and hands on lesson that gets students up and moving as they explore their community!
1st grade
Social studies
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Exploring Systems with a Classroom Systems Hunt
Exploring Systems with a Classroom Systems Hunt
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Exploring Systems with a Classroom Systems Hunt
Teach your students to recognize systems in the world around them by identifying systems that exist in their classroom.
1st grade
Social studies
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Learning About Black Visionaries
Learning About Black Visionaries
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Learning About Black Visionaries
Use this lesson plan as an introductory activity to kick-off a short, project-based learning unit where students will research black visionaries and share what they learned.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Ask Me How
Ask Me How
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Ask Me How
How? In this lesson, your students will become familiar with using this question word to investigate how things work.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Learning About Maria Tallchief
Learning About Maria Tallchief
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Learning About Maria Tallchief
This engaging lesson plan provides students with an opportunity to learn all about America's prima ballerina, Maria Tallchief.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Career Math
Career Math
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Career Math
Help your students make the connection between what they're learning in school and how adults use math in everyday life with this art lesson. Students will sharpen their critical thinking skills and share their ideas for the future.
1st grade
Math
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1st Grade Social Studies Lesson Plans

Education.com's first grade social studies lesson plans are a great way to teach social studies in the classroom. Expand your students' knowledge of geography and world culture by bringing-to-life applicable, daily concepts. By the end of the school day, your students will have become responsibly and environmentally aware global citizens!