Identify celebrations and national holidays as a way of remembering and honoring the heroism and achievements of the people, events, and our nation's ethnic heritage.
RemarksExamples may include, but are not limited to, federal holidays and ethnic celebrations.
Subject Area: Social Studies
Strand: American History
Standard: Historical Knowledge
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved
This benchmark is part of these courses.
5021030: Social Studies Grade 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
7721012: Access Social Studies - Grade 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
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Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.1.A.2.AP.3: Identify national holidays as a way of remembering and honoring people and events.
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STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity
Arthur's Directorial Debut: A Thanksgiving MEA:
In the story Arthur's Thanksgiving, Arthur is chosen to direct the school's Thanksgiving play, but he has a hard time deciding who should play each part. In this MEA, the students will work in teams to help Arthur choose the perfect person for each part in the play. Then the students will write a letter to Arthur explaining their casting decisions and their decision making process. During the lesson, students will also have to reconsider their casting decisions and help Arthur solve the problem in the story when no one wants to dress up as the most important part in the play, the turkey!
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