Mind Missions Digital - Virginia Grades K, 1, 2

Mind Missions Learning was created to prepare students for College, Career, and Civic life using inquiry-based, creative problem-solving lessons. Every Mind Mission lesson provides a compelling Social Studies question known as the Mission. Students learn the context of the question by reading The Story. Next, students Team Up to develop supporting questions and gather evidence to address the Mission solution. They collaboratively create a unique solution for the compelling question. Each team presents their solution to the class. Finally, they evaluate the effectiveness and the variety of solutions using Reflection prompts.

The Mind Missions Digital System includes introductory lessons for student success and twenty integrated lessons for learning Social Studies, Language Arts, and 21st century skills.

Teacher-friendly lesson plans are accessible on any device. Student materials are available in four different reading levels to meet the needs of a variety of learners. Use Mind Missions materials on digital platforms or print what you need! Teachers and students love Mind Missions!

What lessons are in this Mind Missions Digital Learning System?

Kindergarten

U.S. Holidays:
Construct an understanding of our nation’s holidays as teams promote the celebrations of Labor Day, Presidents’ Day, Independence Day, Veteran’s Day, and Columbus Day with unique solutions.

U.S. Traditions:
Explore the traditions that unite us as United States citizens when teams investigate challenges about our national bird, Thanksgiving, the Pledge of Allegiance, and more!

Bunny Town:
Help the bunnies build a community! Teams will construct a Bunny Town and evaluate the purposes, duties, rules, and roles that are essential to community life.

Social Studies Skills:
Teams investigate artifacts, make maps, build globes, construct a timeline, and invent a weather watcher in this series of lessons about Social Studies skills.

Grade 1

U.S. Legends:
Examine the stories of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Neil Armstrong as teams craft solutions to help these American legends.

Chiponomics:
Develop a deep understanding about producers, consumers, saving, and the process of preparing a good for market for your friend, Chip the Chipmunk.

U.S. Symbols:
Reflect on the meaning of United States symbols such as the Liberty Bell and the Statue of Liberty as student teams construct innovative symbols and solutions for their teams and school.

Citizenship Skills:
Build awareness about the meaning of good citizenship as teams foster solutions to build respect, stop bullying, recognize good citizens, help the environment, and create a class constitution.

Grade 2

U.S. Civic Leaders:
Investigate the inspirational stories of Jackie Robinson, Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, and Thurgood Marshall as teams construct solutions for civic leaders.

American Inventors:
Innovate like Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, Robert Fulton, and Cyrus McCormick! Student teams explore the purpose and impact of great inventions as they devise their solutions.

Diverse Contributors:
Students nurture an appreciation of the stories and struggles of diverse contributors, including Garrett Morgan, Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, George Washington Carver, and the Navajo Code Talkers, as they collaborate to conquer challenges.

Native American Cultures:
Nurture an appreciation for the cultures and contributions of early Native American groups in North America. Teams create as they construct understanding about Karankawa, Nez Perce, Inuit, Sioux, and Eastern Woodlands groups.

Mind Missions are aligned with Social Studies and Language Arts standards for your state.

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