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Social Studies (2010) Grade(s): KG


Describe how rules provide order, security, and safety in the home, school, and community.

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Students know:
  • The classroom has rules that, when followed, help everyone learn.
  • Following the rules and respecting others should result in positive benefits.
  • The difference between a rule and a procedure.
  • Vocabulary: rule, procedure, order, security, safety, consequence, construct


Students are able to:
  • Perform classroom and school procedures as prompted by the teacher.
  • Recite the classroom rules and the consequences of breaking a particular rule.
  • Participate in the creation of classroom rules.
  • Participates in the discussion of community rules and laws.


Students understand that:
  • Rules exist in the classroom as well as the school, home, and the community.
  • Rules are necessary for people to live and work together.
  • There are consequences to breaking the rules.
  • Procedures are guides that show us how to do things in the most effective way.
  • Procedures are used often, sometimes daily, in the school, class, home and community in order to be efficient and to know what is expected of them.


  • order
  • security
  • safety
  • construct
  • consequence
  • procedure
  • obey
  • rule