Social Studies (2010) Grade(s): KG


Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community.

COS Examples

Examples: taking care of personal belongings and respecting the property of others, following rules and recognizing consequences of breaking rules, taking responsibility for assigned duties

Unpacked Content


Students know:
  • They are members of several groups: a family, a classroom, a school, a community.
  • There are different roles for each member of these groups.
  • The people in each of these groups are expected to act in certain ways and follow certain rules for the good of everyone in the group.


Students are able to:
  • Recognize and identify the roles of individual family members, and various community members.
  • Recognize the name of their school and the community around it.
  • Demonstrate proper care for personal belongings and the belongings of others.
  • Name classroom jobs and understand each duty.
  • Understand classroom rules and know there are consequences for not obeying these rules.
  • Distinguish between items that belong to them and items that belong to someone else.


Students understand that:
  • People live and work together and have rules and expectations for pleasant and productive living.


  • rights
  • responsibility
  • citizen
  • community
  • consequence
  • respect
  • job
  • duty
  • role