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Skills available for Tennessee kindergarten social studies standards

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  • Students will explore different traditions, customs, and cultures within their families, schools, and communities.

    • K.01 Describe familiar people, places, things, and events within a student's home, school, and community.

    • K.02 Compare and contrast family traditions and customs, including: food, clothing, homes, and games.


  • Students will identify basic wants and needs, the ways families produce, consume, and exchange goods and services in their communities, and the work people do in order to spend and save money.


Government and Civics

  • Students will learn the foundations of good citizenship, including: civic responsibilities and patriotism through the rules by which they live, the authority figures within their community and the United States, and national symbols.

    • K.11 Give examples of the following concepts: authority, fairness, responsibility, and rules.

    • K.12 Identify the following state and national symbols: American flag, Tennessee flag, and the words of the Pledge of Allegiance.

    • K.13 Recognize and name the current President of the U.S.

    • K.14 Explain that the President is the leader of the U.S.

    • K.15 Describe roles of authority figures in the home, school, and community, including: caregivers, teachers, school principal, police officers, and fire/rescue workers.

    • K.16 Explain the purpose of rules and laws.


  • Students will understand the chronological organization of history and the importance of holidays.