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Social Sciences/History Worksheet Library K-2

The social science and history lessons below have been selected from the resources of Teacher Created Resources. (Click on the advertisement above for a complete catalog of Teacher Created Resources teacher-ready activities.) The lessons are arranged by grade; scroll down to find lessons for your level. Answer keys are provided below for lessons that require them.

Liberty Bell (primary)

Where Does Milk Come From? (primary)

ANSWERS: (Page 132) 1. A, 2. C, 3. B, 4. C, 5. A, 6. B, 7. C, 8. B

Dolley Madison (biography)
ANSWERS: (Page 169) 1. d, 2. b, 3. a

Thomas Jefferson (biography)
ANSWERS: (Page 169) 1. b, 2. a, 3. c

The Mayans (american history)
ANSWERS: (Page 171) 1. b, 2. b, 3. a, 4. b

Canyons (geography)
ANSWERS: (Page 169) 1. c, 2. a, 3. d, 4. b

Words to Know (geography)
ANSWERS: (Page 237) 1. globe, 2. equator, 3. resource, 4. oceans, 5. island,  6. conservation,  7. continents,  8. geography, Mystery words: Our Earth

People That Help Us (community)

Goods and Services (history)
ANSWERS: (Page 240) 1. good, 2. service, 3. good, 4. service, 5. service, 6. good, 7. service,  8. good,  9. service,  10. service,  11. good,  12. service

North, South, East, or West (map skills)
ANSWERS: (Page 240) 1. East, 2. West, 3. South,  4. North,  5. North,  6. South

Our World (geography)

From Farm to Table (the community)
ANSWERS: (Page 239) 6, 4, 3, 1, 5, 2

Flag Pattern (civics, citizenship)

Producers and Consumers (economics, consumer education)

Thanksgiving Coupon Book (family, citizenship)

Hanukkah (multicultural education, holidays, art, tolerance)

Make a Peace Windsock (tolerance, art)

Our Community (citizenship)

Fire Safety (safety)

Famous African Americans Minibook (history, multicultural education, biography)

Famous People in History (history, biography)

Mother's Day Activities (writing, family)

Your Town (geography, map reading)
ANSWERS: (Page 7) Your Neighborhood. 1. post office, fire station, school, police station, hospital, library; 2. letter carrier; 3. Answers will vary; 4. They put out fires and respond to emergencies; 5. Get out, meet your family where it is safe, call 9-1-1; 6. teacher, principal, guidance counselor, teacher's aide, nurse, librarian; 7. school and public libraries; 8. They keep neighborhoods safe, make sure people follow rules, direct traffic, and/or solve crimes. (Page 8) Visit the Zoo. 1. water; 2. crabs, seahorses, sharks, and starfish; 3. to eat and drink; 4. giraffe; 5. "horse of the river"; 6. in a pouch on her stomach; 7. kangaroo and koala; 8. reindeer; 9. wolf, polar bear, or hare. (Page 9) Kids Town. Answers will vary.

Finding Information on the Internet (citizenship, civics, research)
ANSWERS: (Page 11) The ABCs of Our Nation. O=oath, U=United States of America, R=rights, N=national anthem, A=armed forces, T=tax, I=independence, O=oath, N=national anthem. (Page 12) What Makes Us Special? Answers will vary. (Page 13) How You Can Help. 1. play outside; 2. make crafts; 3. turn off the lights; 4. pick up trash; 5. plant things; 6. rechargeable batteries; 7. walk or ride a bike; 8. turn off the water; 9. take a quick shower instead of a bath; 10. six-pack beverage container rings.

Gwendolyn Brooks (poetry, Black history)

Memorial Day Activities (citizenship, civics, holidays)
Suggestion: Have students make a book from pages 66 to 67.

Make a Washington Monument (following directions)

Our Community (citizenship)

Morse Code (language arts)
ANSWERS: (Page 27). 1. Say no to drugs. 2. Learning science is fun. 3. Elementary my dear Watson.

The Moon (space science)

Braille Activities (senses, tolerance)

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