Social Studies - 2019-20
1.4a - Presidents’ Day (George Washington Day)
The student will describe the lives of people associated with major holidays, including
a) George Washington Day (Presidents’ Day)
Every person is important and special
One person can make a difference.
People are alike and different.
Celebrating holidays helps us remember the important people and events in our past.
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
Major holidays are celebrated to remember important leaders and events of the past.Citizens have worked to defend American principles.
Term to know
- holiday: A day on which
something or someone is honored or remembered
Holidays to know
- George Washington Day (Presidents’ Day): This is a day to remember all United States presidents, especially George Washington. It is observed in February.