Maryland Social Studies Standards — Grade K

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Identify reasons for classroom and school rules, such as maintaining order and keeping the community safe


Recognize rules help promote fairness, responsible behavior, and privacy


Identify common symbols, such as the American Flag, and Statue of Liberty


Recognize that saying the Pledge of Allegiance and singing 'The Star-Spangled Banner' are practices associated with being a citizen


Identify the contributions of people, past and present, such as George Washington, Rosa Parks, and the current president


Use informational text to identify and discuss the contributions of individuals recognized on national holidays, such as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Presidents' Day


Describe the roles, rights, and responsibilities of family members


Describe the roles of members of the school, such as principal, crossing guard, bus drivers, and teachers


Identify and describe rights, and responsibilities in the classroom and family