Social Studies - 2019-20
1.4c - Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
The student will describe the lives of people associated with major holidays, including
c) Martin Luther King, Jr., 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
- Martin Luther King, Jr., Day: This is a day to remember an African American leader who worked so that all people would be treated fairly. It is observed in January.