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Let's Make a Schedule

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Social Studies




In this reading passage, students will learn about making a schedule. Making a schedule can be very helpful. A schedule is a list of times when certain things will happen. A schedule can help you do things on time.

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    Social Studies (2010) Grade(s): KG


    Sequence events using schedules, calendars, and timelines.

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    • schedule
    • calendar
    • timeline
    • event
    • history
    • sequence
    • yesterday
    • long ago
    • tomorrow


    Students know:
    • The difference between today (present), tomorrow (future) and yesterday (past, or history).
    • The names of the days of the week, and the order in which they come.
    • A year is divided into months, and has heard the names of the months repeatedly .
    • Vocabulary: long ago, yesterday, today, tomorrow, history, schedule, calendar, timeline, later, future, before, after


    Students are able to:
    • List events in their lives in the order in which they occurred.
    • Identify a calendar and know that each square or number on the calendar represents a day.
    • Name the present month .
    • Answer questions about their daily schedule:
      • Does recess come before or after lunch?
      • Do they go to library everyday?
      • Do they go to lunch everyday?
    • Identify events that happened a long time ago through the use of personal primary sources.


    Students understand that:
    • Time is measurable and ongoing.
    • There are events in their lives that have already happened (past), events that are happening or will happen today (present), and events that will happen later (in the future).
    • Some events have happened in their lifetime and some events happened long ago.
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