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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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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

by Connor Dayton

MLK Day is not meant to be a holiday off from school, work, or duties, it is meant to be a stirring call to action to model our individual efforts after the holiday s namesake, Martin Luther King Junior. While focusing on the national holiday, readers will come to understand King s vision through stirring photographs and accessible text. They will be motivated to spend this holiday in the spirit intended.

Date Added: 11/06/2018


The Many People Of America

by Nathan Mills and Joanna Anderson

The Many People of America was written to support the Common Core State Standards for English/Language Arts. The many ethnicities of America's people are explored with bright photographs paired with carefully leveled text. Children will learn the similarities and differences of our many people, and how to celebrate that. CCSS English Language Arts Strands & Standards: Literacy.RI.1.3, Literacy.L.1.5

Date Added: 10/22/2018


How We Get Around Town

by April Lee

Explains the different ways people can get around town, including walking, biking, and driving.

Date Added: 10/22/2018


My Fourth Of July

by Lorraine Harrison

Aligned to the Common Core State Standards, these leveled, informational texts are great for individual or small group reading instruction.

Date Added: 10/22/2018


Communities Then and Now

by Tara Funk and Vickey Herold

Date Added: 10/19/2018


Kids Can Have Jobs

by Katherine Scraper and David Haggerty

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Date Added: 10/19/2018


Rules at School

by Katherine Scraper and David Haggerty

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Date Added: 10/19/2018


Meet the School Secretary

by Elizabeth Vogel

Describes all the tasks a school secretary must do to help keep a school running smoothly.

Date Added: 10/17/2018


Flag Day

by Sheri Dean

Every year, North Americans fly the American flag on June 14th. This show of patriotism isnt in anticipation of Independence Day; its a different holiday entirely. Flag Day is a celebration of the adoption of the Stars and Stripes as the official flag. The book helps beginning readers learn about our flag, how we take care of it, and how we honor it as a national symbol.

Date Added: 10/17/2018


What Does The School Nurse Do?

by Winston Garrett

From treating stomachaches to cuts or even worse, the school nurse makes sure students remain well, safe, and happy. Early readers will take a closer look at this vital job, and, in doing so, overcome any anxiety that may have when visiting the school nurse.

Date Added: 10/17/2018


What Do School Secretaries Do?

by Rita Kidde

School secretaries are organized, friendly, and dedicated, but many young students don't give them much thought. By reading more about school secretaries, students will come to better understand and appreciate the many ways these individuals ensure that their schools run smoothly.

Date Added: 10/17/2018


We Help at School

by Nathan Mills and Craig Rose

We Help at School was written to support the Common Core State Standards for English/Language Arts. Young children are shown helping out at school, while accompanying text explains each scene. Everyone is shown helping out with some task, great or small, which will inspire your students. CCSS English Language Arts Strands & Standards: Literacy.RI.K.5, Literacy.L.K.1

Date Added: 10/17/2018


Presidents' Day

by Connor Dayton

Introduces Presidents' Day and the two presidents it chiefly honors, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, and describes monuments to the presidents.

Date Added: 10/17/2018


Meet the Pilot

by Joyce Jeffries

Today, professional pilots use fast jets and helicopters to get from place to place in style. It also Introduces the work that they do, and the aircraft that they fly.

Date Added: 10/17/2018


Mail Carriers

by JoAnn Early Macken

Photographs and simple text describe the work done by mail carriers. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Date Added: 10/17/2018


Diwali

by Nancy Dickmann

This series explains what happens at a variety of holidays and festivals in a simple way. Focus is placed on how a child would experience the celebration, looking at the season and its main features.

Date Added: 10/17/2018


Meet the Cafeteria Workers

by Elizabeth Vogel

Discusses what the school cafeteria worker does, including prepare healthy lunches, serve the food, and clean up the cafeteria.

Date Added: 10/17/2018


Career Day

by Anne Rockwell

Each child in Mrs. Madoff s class brings a visitor who tells the group about his or her job.

Date Added: 09/24/2018


Who Works at My School?

by Emerson Fronczak

The duties of the teacher, music teacher, art teacher, gym teacher, nurse, and cook are explained in a question and answer format.

Date Added: 09/19/2018


American Holidays

by Abigail Betances

In this book, author has mentioned the yearly calendar, month and day the Flag Day comes for America.

Date Added: 09/19/2018


Visiting the White House

by Chelsea Newport

Age-appropriate language, vivid imagery, and a relatable narrative will grab students' attention, keeping them engaged while also equipping them with the skills they need to become thoughtful readers.

Date Added: 09/19/2018


Happy Fourth of July!

by Alex Appleby

Readers will learn why we set off fireworks to celebrate America's birthday and what other people do to honor the country on this fun holiday. From sparklers and hot dogs to parades and fun floats, readers will learn why the Fourth of July is a great holiday.

Date Added: 09/14/2018


Who's Who In A School Community

by Jake Miller

Who are the different people who make up the school community? Readers will learn the part that students, teachers, but drivers, lunchroom workers and many others play in making the school community run smoothly.

Date Added: 01/14/2019



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