Social Studies - 2018-19

K.11ab - The Flag and Pledge of Allegiance

The student will develop an understanding of how communities express patriotism through events and symbols by  

a) recognizing the American flag;

b) recognizing the Pledge of Allegiance

Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

  • Good citizens help communities grow and be strong
  • I can show pride in my community and country through patriotic songs and activities

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

The United States has a national flag.

The United States has a national pledge to the flag.

ESSENTIALS

Term to know

  • patriotism: Feeling of respect for and love of country and state

The American flag has white stars on a blue rectangle, and it also has red and white stripes.

The pledge to the American flag is called the Pledge of Allegiance.


KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 18, 2018