Mae Jemison was the first African American female astronaut to enter space. Use the Get to Know Mae Jemison lesson plan to learn more about this famous scientist. Children will then read and write about her, and create their own paper rocket.
Children need to understand the differences between goods and services and why both of them are important. Children will learn that and more with this lesson that teaches them about everyone's roles in the economy.
Kids will enjoy hearing the story On Market Street as they become familiar with goods and services. From apples to zippers, students will understand how people buy goods, and how others provide services in our lives.
What kinds of homes do we live in? In this lesson, students will explore and describe different types of homes. By the end of this lesson, students will have created a visual of their own homes and write about them!
These first grade social studies resources are your one-stop shop for teaching first grade social studies. Try our label the content worksheet or our lesson plan about being a good citizen. We also offer a wide range of activities that help to expose kids to different cultures and traditions. Want to get a sneak peek at what's ahead? Browse our second grade social studies resources.