This page is meant to help librarians understand how Ohio Pre-K Content Standards for Social Studies relate to both editions of Every Child Ready to Read and to the Head Start Child Development & Early Literacy Framework. For more information about the Content Standards, visit the Ohio Department of Education website.
This page is not yet complete. If you are a librarian interested in working on this Crosswalk, please visit the contact page for the Ohio Ready to Read Task Force.
  • Links below lead to the Head Start, ECRR1, and ECRR2 Crosswalk pages

The Classroom Community: For many young children, the preschool classroom is the first experience they have in a group setting. Within the classroom community, children may explore social studies content in meaningful ways. They learn about themselves and others, and how people live, work, get along, solve problems and contribute to the collaborative cultures of the classroom, the school and the community.

History Strand: Historical Thinking and Skills
1. Words associated with time are meaningful in the context of daily classroom routines
ECRR1
Narrative Skills, Vocabulary
ECRR2
Talking, Reading
Head Start
Social Studies Knowledge: People & the Environment, History & Events

2. People develop an awareness of their personal histories
ECRR1
Narrative Skills, Vocabulary
ECRR2
Talking, Reading
Head Start
Social Studies Knowledge: Self, Family & Community; History & Events

History Strand: Heritage
3. Personal family stories and traditions support the understanding of heritage
ECRR1
Narrative Skills, Vocabulary
ECRR2
Talking, Reading
Head Start
Social Studies Knowledge: Self, Family & Community; History & Events

Geography Strand: Spatial Thinking and Skills
4. Relative location can be described by words such as up, down, over, under, here, there, front, back, behind, and in front
ECRR1
Vocabulary
ECRR2
Talking, Playing
Head Start
Social Studies Knowledge: History & Events

Geography Strand: Human Systems
5. People belong to a number of groups and these groups have unique characteristics. Similarities among people are used to define groups
ECRR1
Vocabulary
ECRR2
Talking, Reading, Playing
Head Start
Social Studies Knowledge: Self, Family & Community; People & the Environment; History & Events

Government Strand: Civic Participation and Skills
6. Everyone has responsibilities within a group
ECRR1
Narrative Skills, Vocabulary
ECRR2
Talking, Reading, Playing
Head Start
Social Studies Knowledge: Self, Family & Community; People & the Environment

7. Relationships in families, schools and communities benefit from cooperative behaviors and problem-solving skills
ECRR1
Narrative Skills, Vocabulary
ECRR2
Talking, Reading, Playing
Head Start
Social Studies Knowledge: Self, Family & Community; People & the Environment

8. Choices have consequences
ECRR1
Narrative Skills, Vocabulary
ECRR2
Talking, Reading, Playing
Head Start
Social Studies Knowledge: Self, Family & Community; People & the Environment; History & Events

Government Strand: Rules and Laws
9. Schools and classrooms have rules and routines that govern daily life
Rules exist in families, schools and communities
ECRR1
Narrative Skills, Vocabulary
ECRR2
Talking, Reading, Playing
Head Start
Social Studies Knowledge: Self, Family & Community

Economics Strand: Scarcity
10. People have wants and must make decisions to satisfy those wants
ECRR1
Narrative Skills, Vocabulary
ECRR2
Talking, Reading, Playing
Head Start
Social Studies Knowledge: Self, Family & Community; People & the Environment; History & Events

Economics Strand: Production and Consumption
11. Resources are used to satisfy wants
ECRR1
Narrative Skills, Vocabulary
ECRR2
Talking, Reading, Playing
Head Start
Social Studies Knowledge: People & the Environment; History & Events