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Read Kansas! Primary - P-02 Where is Kansas?

This is an introductory lesson in Kansas geography that will teach kindergarten students how to find Kansas on a map, how to write the word “Kansas,” and when the state celebrates its birthday. The lesson also reinforces phonic and fine motor skills. The activities are presented as lessons to take three days, but this can be adjusted to meet individual teacher’s needs. Select the image to see a PDF with the front and back of card.

P - 2 Where is Kansas?
Spanish translation      mp3 audio

Lesson plan

Spanish translations for each card have been provided by students in the Spanish classes of Roberto Barrera, Fredonia High School.

Kansas History, Government and Social Studies Standards:

Standard #5:  Relationships among people, places, ideas, and environments are dynamic

  • 5.1 The student will recognize and evaluate dynamic relationships that impact lives in communities, states, and nations.

Kansas College and Career Ready Standards:

  • RF.K.1.d:  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.2: The student demonstrates understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).