Social Studies (2010) Grade(s): KG


Sequence events using schedules, calendars, and timelines.

COS Examples

Examples: daily classroom activities, significant events in students’ lives

Unpacked Content


Students know:
  • The difference between today (present), tomorrow (future) and yesterday (past, or history).
  • The names of the days of the week, and the order in which they come.
  • A year is divided into months, and has heard the names of the months repeatedly .
  • Vocabulary: long ago, yesterday, today, tomorrow, history, schedule, calendar, timeline, later, future, before, after


Students are able to:
  • List events in their lives in the order in which they occurred.
  • Identify a calendar and know that each square or number on the calendar represents a day.
  • Name the present month .
  • Answer questions about their daily schedule:
    • Does recess come before or after lunch?
    • Do they go to library everyday?
    • Do they go to lunch everyday?
  • Identify events that happened a long time ago through the use of personal primary sources.


Students understand that:
  • Time is measurable and ongoing.
  • There are events in their lives that have already happened (past), events that are happening or will happen today (present), and events that will happen later (in the future).
  • Some events have happened in their lifetime and some events happened long ago.


  • schedule
  • calendar
  • timeline
  • event
  • history
  • sequence
  • yesterday
  • long ago
  • tomorrow