K.1 - Sense of Self

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Children’s sense of self is shaped by experiences that are unique to them and their families, and by common experiences shared by a community or nation.

K.1a
A sense of self is developed through physical and cultural characteristics and through the development of personal likes, dislikes, talents, and skills.
K.1b Personal experiences shape our sense of self and help us understand our likes, dislikes, talents, and skills, as well as our connections to others.
  • Students will create A BOOK ABOUT ME that includes information about their gender, race/ethnicity, family members, likes and dislikes, talents, and skills.

Supporting Materials

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A Day in My Life

This series features Emily, a dynamic, six year old host, who leads children and adults alike through a new era of discovery utilizing her unique perspective. Using this natural, unscripted format, Emily investigates the world through her own candid comments and questions engaging everyone she...

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Casi (Ish)

Ramon loved to draw. He drew everywhere and everything. He never put down his pencil until... his older brother Leon pointed out that his drawings were not quite “right.” With this one remark, Ramon’s passion for drawing turned into a struggle for perfection. Finally, Ramon’s younger sister,...

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Ish

Ramon loved to draw.  He drew everywhere and everything.  He never put down his pencil until... his older brother Leon pointed out that his drawings were not quite “right.”   With this one remark, Ramon’s passion for drawing turned into a struggle for perfection.  Finally, Ramon’s younger sister...

Web Resource

Pebble Go Social Studies

Comprehensive Pre-K through 2nd grade social studies resource. Access through FishForInfo for direct login, or see your librarian for username and password.

DVD

This is Daniel Cook: My Community, Part I

Each segment is 6 minutes long. Each 1/2 hour bundles 5 segments. These 5 segments are:
1) THIS IS DANIEL COOK AT THE POLICE STATION - Daniel tours a police station and learns about the different vehicles police officers use to help the community. Daniel explores a police boat and a...

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This is Daniel Cook: My Community, Part II

The five 6 minute segments in My Community - Part II are:
1) THIS IS DANIEL COOK AT A STREET FESTIVAL - Daniel tours a Greek street festival where he gets to try new foods and play games. Daniel is joined at the festival by the mayor who teaches him about the role a mayor plays.

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What is a Community

Introduces young viewers to the places that make up most communities, including local businesses, schools, city hall, the library and more! They will discover that while all communities have many things in common, they differ from each other in many ways as well. Young learners also get an up-...

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