Students know and understand the symbols, icons, and traditions of the United
States that provide continuity and a sense of community across time.
Recite the Pledge of Allegiance and sing songs that express American ideals (e.g., “My
Country ’Tis of Thee”).
Understand the significance of our national holidays and the heroism and achieve
ments of the people associated with them.
Identify American symbols, landmarks, and essential documents, such as the flag, bald
eagle, Statue of Liberty, U.S. Constitution, and Declaration of Independence, and know
the people and events associated with them.
Pledge of Allegiance
Source: littlestorybug. “Preschool Pledge of Allegiance - LittleStoryBug.” YouTube, YouTube, 2 July 2011, www.youtube.com/watch?v=vn6MnYJNSUw.
Source: “Symbols of the USA -- School-Age.” A To Z Kids Stuff | Symbols of the USA, www.atozkidsstuff.com/symbols.html.
Source: coolschool. “Independence Day and the History of the American Flag (Cool School).” YouTube, YouTube, 28 June 2013, www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9aGW3YNajE&list=PLSSL-Eh_Wj4lp4A8FnWBufg_LGguGZ-Ly.