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Kentucky: Prekindergarten Standards

  • KY.1. Category: Social Studies

    Demonstrates basic understanding of the world in which he/she lives

    • 1.1. Goal / Understandings / Subdomain:

      Child differentiates between events that happen in the past, present and future

      • 1.1.1. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child recognizes the beginning and end of an event.

      • 1.1.2. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child recalls information about the immediate past.

      • 1.1.3. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child develops awareness that events occurred before the child's birth.

      • 1.1.4. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child explores changes over time in environment by comparing pictures and hearing stories about the way something or someone looked in the past compared to now.

      • 1.1.5. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child describes or represents a limited series of events in the correct sequence.

      • 1.1.6. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child experiments with general terms related to the elements of time.

      • 1.1.7. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child makes predictions about what may occur.

    • 1.2. Goal / Understandings / Subdomain:

      Child uses environmental clues and tools to understand surroundings

      • 1.2.1. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child distinguishes and describes characteristics of the physical environment.

      • 1.2.2. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child distinguishes different environments by the people or signs that are a part of that environment.

      • 1.2.3. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child recognizes and uses a variety of objects and materials that represent the environment.

      • 1.2.4. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child shows interest in investigating geography tools.

    • 1.3. Goal / Understandings / Subdomain:

      Child shows an awareness of fundamental economic concepts

      • 1.3.1. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child recognizes the relationship between supply and demand and depends on others to provide for wants and needs.

      • 1.3.2. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child recognizes and uses objects for barter or trade.

      • 1.3.3. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child recognizes the use of money as a means of exchange.

    • 1.4. Goal / Understandings / Subdomain:

      Child knows the need for rules within the home, school and community

      • 1.4.1. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child identifies examples of authority.

      • 1.4.2. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child understands there are consequences for actions.

      • 1.4.3. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child recognizes there are different rules for different places.

      • 1.4.4. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child follows routines with little supervision.

      • 1.4.5. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child follows rules applicable to the situation with little supervision.

    • 1.5. Goal / Understandings / Subdomain:

      Child understands the roles and relationships within his/her family

      • 1.5.1. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child recognizes the roles within his/her home.

      • 1.5.2. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child knows place in family structure.

      • 1.5.3. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child uses familiarity of immediate surroundings to make sense of the world.

    • 1.6. Goal / Understandings / Subdomain:

      Child knows that diversity exists in the world

      • 1.6.1. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child describes self and compares own descriptions with others' descriptions.

      • 1.6.2. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child identifies and recognizes gender.

      • 1.6.3. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child recognizes that people differ in language, dress, food, etc.

      • 1.6.4. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child recognizes and identifies differences in personal characteristics and family makeup.

      • 1.6.5. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child recognizes that different people have different roles and jobs in the community.

      • 1.6.6. Ae / Skills & Concepts / Organizer:

        Child recognizes and accepts similarities and differences.

 
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