Read Kansas! Primary - P-1 Living in Kansas Today
This kindergarten lesson helps students recognize differences between rural and urban environments. Students “read” photographs to identify differences between living on a farm and living in a city. It can be completed in three class periods.
To view a PDF of the front and back of each image, click on the card.
Kansas History, Government and Social Studies Standards
Standard #3: Societies are shaped by beliefs, ideas, and diversity.
- 3.1: The student will recognize and evaluate significant beliefs, contributions, and ideas of the many diverse peoples and groups and their impact on individuals, communities, states, and nations.
Kansas College and Career Ready Standards:
- RF.K.1: The student demonstrates understanding of the organization and basic features of print. d. Recognizes and names all upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet.
- RF.K.3.a: The student knows and applies grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. a. Demonstrates basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary or many of the most frequent sound for each consonant.
- RI.K.3: The student with prompting and support, describes the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.