Lions, Lizards, and Shapes Oh My!

This walking tour through Calhoun Ward is a visual discovery of animals, shapes, and textures in the architectural details of the built environment. This program presents Savannah’s unique historic district in a fun and engaging tour.

Georgia Standards of Excellence Pre-K

  1. SS1c: Becomes aware of the roles, responsibilities and services provided by community workers.
  2. SS2b: Demonstrates an emerging awareness and respect for culture and ethnicity.
  3. SS3a: Identifies common features in the home and school environment.
  4. SS3c: Uses and responds to words to indicate directionality, position, and size.
  5. SS3d: Develops awareness of the community, city, and state in which he/she lives.
  6. SS3e: Recognizes characteristics of other geographic regions and cultures.
  7. MD1c: Counts objects using one-to-one correspondence.
  8. MD1d: Compared sets of objects using language
  9. MD2e: Spontaneously recognizes and identifies patterns in the environment.
  10. MD1j: Begins to recognize numbers
  11. MD4a: Recognizes, describes and compares basic geometric shapes.
  12. MD4c: Uses language to indicate where things are in space:  positions, directions, distances, order

Georgia Standards of Excellence Kindergarten

SSKG3: Students will state the street address, city, county, state, nation, and continent in which he or she lives.

SSKE1: The student will describe the work that people do (police officer, fire fighter, soldier, mail carrier, baker, farmer, doctor, and teacher).

SSKCG1: Students will demonstrate an understanding of good citizenship.

  • Explain how rules are made and why.
  • Explain why rules should be followed.

MCCK.CC.4: Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality.

MCCK.CC.5: Count to answer “how many?” questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a number from 1–20, count out that many objects.

MCCK.OA.1: Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, drawings, sounds (e.g., claps), acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations.

MCCK.MD.3: Classify objects into given categories; count the numbers of objects in each category and sort the categories by count.

MCCK.G.1: Describe objects in the environment using names of shapes, and describe the relative positions of these objects using terms such as above, below, beside, in front of, behind, and next to.

MCCK.G.2: Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.