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Using a Calendar StudyJam

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Title:

Using a Calendar StudyJam

URL:

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Content Source:

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Type: Interactive/Game

Overview:

In this interactive activity, students will be led through steps to tell time using a calendar. There are teaching activities as well as practice activities available. A handout that reviews the steps taught during the interactive is available to be printed.  After utilizing this resource, the students can complete the short quiz to assess their understanding.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: K
Living and Working Together in Family and Community
1 ) Sequence events using schedules, calendars, and timelines.

Examples: daily classroom activities, significant events in students' lives

•  Differentiating among broad categories of historical time
Examples: long ago, yesterday, today, tomorrow

Unpacked Content
Strand: History
Course Title: Living and Working Together in Family and Community
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Create a timeline showing the significant events in their lives.
  • Distinguish between yesterday, today and tomorrow, and name the days of the week which apply to each.
  • Sort key events, including personal primary sources into categories such as "long ago", "yesterday", and "tomorrow".
  • Understand that the daily classroom schedule helps them know where to go and when.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • schedule
  • calendar
  • timeline
  • event
  • history
  • sequence
  • yesterday
  • long ago
  • tomorrow
Knowledge:
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
Skills:
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.
Understanding:
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.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.K.1- With prompting and support, sequence events.
SS.AAS.K.1a - Identify long ago, yesterday, today, tomorrow.


Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 1
Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State
1 ) Construct daily schedules, calendars, and timelines.

•  Using vocabulary associated with time, including past, present, and future
Unpacked Content
Strand: Geography, History
Course Title: Living and Working Together in Family and Community and State
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Construct hourly schedules to include home and school activities.
  • Construct monthly calendars to include: month, days, and dates.
  • Apply historical holidays and events (for example birthdays, MLK jr. Day, Presidents Day, etc.) to the calendars.
  • Use a timeline to share personal life from birth to present including pictures and significant dates.
  • Use a timeline to share famous historical figures, including those from Alabama (for example, Admiral Raphael Semmes', Emma Sansom, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., Wernher Von Braun, Helen Keller, George Washington Carver).
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • construct
  • apply
  • uses
  • schedule
  • agenda
  • calendar
  • month
  • years
  • days of the week
  • timeline (picture/year)
  • elapsed time
  • past
  • long ago
  • present
  • yesterday
  • today
  • future
  • tomorrow
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • The purpose of a schedule and how to construct a daily schedule (present).
  • The purpose of a calendar and how to construct a calendar (future).
  • The purpose of a timeline and how to construct a timeline (past).
  • Vocabulary: long ago, yesterday, today, tomorrow, past, present, future
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Sequence daily classroom activities.
  • Create a calendar.
  • Create a timeline.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • Constructing schedules, calendars, and timelines helps document past, present, and/or future events.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.1.1- Identify terms such as past, present, and future associated with time.


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Comments

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Author: Hannah Bradley