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NYC Core Curriculum K - Social Studies

Description: The New York City Core Curriculum program aims to provide a high-quality curricula to NYC students through a seamless instructional program across grades and subjects. This list has been curated by #NYCDOE for Kindergarten Social Studies materials.


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The Best Eid Ever

by Asma Mobin-Uddin and Laura Jacobsen

This Eid, Aneesa should be happy. But, her parents are thousands of miles away for the Hajj pilgrimage. To cheer her up, her Nonni gives her a gift of beautiful clothes, one outfit for each of the three days of Eid. At the prayer hall, Aneesa meets two sisters who are dressed in ill-fitting clothes for the holiday. She soon discovers that the girls are refugees - they had to leave everything behind when they left their native country to live in America. Aneesa, who can't stop thinking about what Eid must be like for them, comes up with a plan - a plan to help make it the best Eid holiday ever.

Date Added: 08/29/2018


Dentists

by Jacqueline Laks Gorman

This community member visit is with an often times undervalued practitioner—the dentist. Dentists keep our teeth and mouths healthy, and teach us proper oral hygiene for a long lifetime with our very necessary chompers. Students will love learning about a day in the life of a dentist, creating a new appreciation for dentistry and oral health.

Date Added: 08/28/2018


Be A Good Citizen

by Bonita Ferraro

Be a Good Citizen: A Content Area Reader-Social Studies

Date Added: 08/28/2018


Bus Drivers

by Jacqueline Laks Gorman and Gregg Andersen

Many of us use buses for our standard mode of transportation. While subways, trains, and cars are convenient, buses provide us with an elevated view of our cities and streets.

Bus drivers contend with traffic, staying on schedule, and challenges in helping passengers with special needs. Readers will take a journey into the activities of this important community helper who gets us where we need to go.

Date Added: 08/28/2018


Do You Share?

by Joanne Mattern and National Geographic Learning Staff

Are You a Good Friend? introduces beginning readers to social values and behaviors that are important for developing and maintaining successful friendships in the social communities of home, school, and play.

Date Added: 08/28/2018


Doctors

by Jacqueline Laks Gorman

We usually take trips to the doctor when we’re sick, so it’s easy to undervalue this very important community member, but this book invites readers to change their minds and celebrate the role. Readers will learn about a doctor’s duties, where they work, and the tools they use to keep us feeling healthy.

Date Added: 08/28/2018


Family Decisions

by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company Staff

Buying Food, finding a home. How do we make those decisions??

Date Added: 08/28/2018


Do You Take Turns?

by Joanne Mattern and National Geographic Learning Staff

Simple text explains how everyone can be a better friend by taking turns so that everyone gets what they need.

Date Added: 08/28/2018


Independence Day

by Sheri Dean

America’s birthday is celebrated on July 4, a day when we think about how brave men and women risked their lives for freedom. In this book, readers learn why Independence Day is so important. Vivid, engaging photographs show how we celebrate it, and help bring young readers into the experience of this colorful, charming, and spirited holiday.

Date Added: 08/28/2018


Know And Follow Rules

by Meredith Johnson and Cheri J. Meiners

This ninth book in the Learning to Get Along series focuses on skills for recognizing, learning, and following rules in school, childcare, home, and other social settings. Full color.

Date Added: 08/28/2018


In The Classroom

by Joanne Mattern

A girl describes all the things she studies during a typical day at school.

Date Added: 08/28/2018


Families Celebrate

by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company Staff

Celebrations help us mark special days.

Date Added: 08/28/2018


Meet The Farmer

by Joyce Jeffries

Introduces farmers, the work that they do, and the equipment that they use.

Date Added: 08/28/2018


Meet The Construction Worker

by Joyce Jeffries

Construction workers build our towns and cities! In this book, beginning readers will get to meet the community helpers who turn wood and metal into houses and schools. Readers will meet roofers, pipe fitters, and other essential builders that make the places we call home. Full-color photographs depict people hard at work, and a picture glossary reinforces vocabulary with vivid photographs of buildings and supplies, ready for work! [ High-interest topic engages young readers [ Strong picture-text correlation aids in comprehension [ Reading level supports beginning readers [ Picture glossary helps develop vocabulary skills [ Comprehendible index guides readers through each book

Date Added: 08/28/2018


Meet The Fireman

by Joyce Jeffries

A fireman works very hard to keep people safe, and early learners discover for themselves what the life of a firefighter is really like. Through the use of accessible text, readers take an exciting trip through a fire station and are introduced to the equipment firemen use to put out fires and save lives. A picture glossary helps beginning readers strengthen their vocabulary skills, and vibrant photographs show firemen working hard in a variety of thrilling situations.

Date Added: 08/28/2018


My Class

by Vicky Braidich

Early learners are introduced to the purpose, sights, and sounds of the classroom. Books of the Real Life Readers Program use real life scenario narratives to help readers further develop content-area reading, writing, and comprehension skills.

Date Added: 08/28/2018


Meet the Principal

by Elizabeth Vogel

Meet the Principal by Elizabeth Vogel

Date Added: 08/28/2018


Memorial Day

by Connor Dayton

MEMORIAL DAY by Connor Dayton

Date Added: 08/28/2018


Memorial Day

by Sheri Dean

Read a short history of the holiday and find links to other Memorial Day sites.

Date Added: 08/28/2018


Rules and Laws Keep Me Safe

by Harcourt School Publishers

Rules and Laws Keep Me Safe by Harcourt School Publishers Social Studies

Date Added: 08/27/2018


The Playground

by Jacqueline Laks Gorman

This series is the ticket to places both familiar and exciting to young children. From the library to the zoo, each title explores a different place that kids like to visit and describes what a visitor can see and do there. Beginning readers will enjoy the lively, full-color photographs, which enhance the simple, easy-to-read text.

Date Added: 07/17/2018


Me on the Map

by Annette Cable and Joan Sweeney

Illustrated in full color. In this playful introduction to maps and geography, step by simple step, a young girl shows readers herself on a map of her room, her room on the map of her house, her house on the map of her street--all the way to her country on a map of the world. Once the reader is familiar with the maps, she demonstrates how readers can find their own country, state, and town--all the way back to their room--on each colorful map. Easy-to-read text, bright artwork, and charming details give children a lot to search for and will have them eager to help navigate on the next family vacation From the Hardcover Library Binding edition.

Date Added: 07/06/2018


Trashy Town

by Andrea Griffing Zimmerman and David Clemesha

Meet Mr. Gilly. He cleans up Trashy Town. He does it with a big smile and a big truck--which is sure to make him a hero with all the children in the neighborhood. David Clemesha and Andrea Zimmerman have created a rhythmic, repeatable refrain that will roll off the lips of every child.

Date Added: 07/06/2018


I Like Me!

by Nancy Carlson

A story of a pig who is self-sufficient and self-reliant and loves everything about herself

Date Added: 07/06/2018


The Family Book

by Todd Parr

The Family Book celebrates the love we feel for our families and all the different varieties they come in. Whether you have two moms or two dads, a big family or a small family, a clean family or a messy one, Todd Parr assures readers that no matter what kind of family you have, every family is special in its own unique way.

Parr's message about the importance of embracing our differences is delivered in a playful way. With his trademark bold, bright colors and silly scenes, this book will encourage children to ask questions about their own families. Perfect for young children just beginning to read, The Family Book is designed to encourage early literacy, enhance emotional development, celebrate multiculturalism, promote character growth, and strengthen family relationships.

Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. To explore further access options with us, please contact us through the Book Quality link. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.

Date Added: 07/06/2018



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