Indiana Learning Standards - Social Studies — Grade K


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K.1.1

Compare children and families of today with those from the past.

K.1.2

Identify people, celebrations, commemorations, and holidays as a way of honoring people, heritage, and events.

K.1.3

Identify and order events that takes place in a sequence.

K.1.4

Explain that calendars are used to represent the days of the week and months of the year

K.2.1

Give examples of people who are community helpers and leaders and describe how they help us

K.2.2

Identify and explain that the President of the United States is the leader of our country and that the American flag is a symbol of the United States.

K.2.3

Give examples of classroom and school rules and explain the importance of following these rules to ensure order and safety.

K.2.4

Give examples of how to be a responsible family member and member of a group.

K.3.1

Use words related to location, direction and distance, including here/there, over/under, left/right, above/below, forward/backward and between.

K.3.2

Identify maps and globes as ways of representing Earth and understand the basic difference between a map and globe.

K.3.3

Locate and describe places in the school and community.

K.3.4

Identify and describe the address and location of school; understand the importance of an address.

K.3.5

Describe and give examples of seasonal weather changes and illustrate how weather affects people and the environment.

K.3.6

Identify and compare similarities and differences in families, classmates, neighbors and neighborhoods, and ethnic and cultural groups.

K.3.7

Recommend ways that people can improve their environment at home, in school, and in the neighborhood.

K.4.1

Explain that people work to earn money to buy the things they want and need.

K.4.2

Identify and describe different kinds of jobs that people do and the tools or equipment used in these jobs.

K.4.3

Explain why people in a community choose different jobs.

K.4.4

Give examples of work activities that people do at home.