Little Thinkers Social Studies UNIT 5: OUR WORLD


Hey all! 
This blog post is going to explain all about the last unit in my
Little Thinkers Social Studies Curriculum for Kindergarten.
Unit 5: Our World teaches kids all about basic world geography and where their place is in the world!

If you are not familiar with Little Thinkers Social Studies, it is a complete Social Studies curriculum specifically for Kindergarten
It's everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your kinder friends. 
It is cross-referenced and aligned to the main topics of the
Kindergarten Social Studies Standards of many different U.S. states. 
It contains everything you need in a neat, organized package.
It's totally teacher friendly and student-approved! 

 Here is an outline of all of the units in the complete curriculum:
UNIT 3: Holidays Around the World  (Click here to learn about Unit 3)
I'm going to walk you through UNIT 5: OUR WORLD so that you can take a closer look at everything.  This unit teaches about positional words, maps and map symbols, the globe, our continents, our oceans, our country, and where our place is in the world.

our world unit, world unit for kindergarten


This is a complete unit that consists of twelve 35-minute scripted lessons. I know that your time is valuable and you need to make the most of every minute, so each lesson is jam packed with content and engagement
The lessons are quick-paced, written in teacher language, and Kinder-friendly. You could give these plans to a sub or student teacher, and there would be no question as to what they need to do! It's all there for you.

Here are the components of the unit:

12 Complete, Scripted Lesson Plans:

our world unit for kindergarten


A full Teacher Guide to help you plan.



Read Alouds: 9 printable nonfiction books that are included!



Essential Question and Learning Targets for each lesson 
that can be posted on a Focus Wall:



Anchor Charts, a Parent Letter, and TONS of materials and activities to guide your teaching: 




Student Workbook with activities to follow each lesson:



Directions and activities written in kinder-friendly languageQuick Checks for every lesson to check for understanding. 


A COMPLETE UNIT Powerpoint to guide your teaching during EACH and EVERY Lesson!
Pull up the PowerPoint on your Smart Board or on a projector:

world unit for kindergarten


Kinder-appropriate Assessment and Rubric:


I can assure you that this curriculum is VERY easy to use. 
Here's what some other teachers have to say about it.  Just print and teach! 

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As always, let me know if you have any questions! 

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