Social Studies - 2018-19

K.11d - Thanksgiving

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

d) recognizing the holidays and the people associated with the holidays Thanksgiving Day; Martin Luther King, Jr., Day; George Washington Day (Presidents’ Day); and Independence Day (Fourth of July).

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.
  • Celebrating holidays helps us remember the important people and events in our past.

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

We celebrate holidays to remember people and events of long ago. Some holidays inspire patriotism.

ESSENTIALS

Term to know

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

Holidays to know

  • Thanksgiving Day: This is a day to remember the sharing of the harvest between the American Indians and the Pilgrims. It is observed in November.

KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 18, 2018