Michigan Social Studies Standards — Grade K


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K-C2.0.1

Identify our country's flag as an important symbol of the United States.

K-C2.0.2

Explain why people do not have the right to do whatever they want (e.g., to promote fairness, ensure the common good, maintain safety).

K-C2.0.3

Describe fair ways for groups to make decisions.

K-C5.0.1

Describe situations in which they demonstrated self-discipline and individual responsibility (e.g., caring for a pet, completing chores, following school rules, working in a group, taking turns).

K-E1.0.1

Describe economic wants they have experienced.

K-E1.0.2

Distinguish between goods and services.

K-E1.0.3

Recognize situations in which people trade.

K-G1.0.1

Recognize that maps and globes represent places.

K-G1.0.2

Use environmental directions or positional words (up/down, in/out, above/below) to identify significant locations in the classroom.

K-G2.0.1

Identify and describe places in the immediate environment (e.g., classroom, home, playground).

K-G5.0.1

Describe ways people use the environment to meet human needs and wants (e.g., food, shelter, clothing).

K-H2.0.1

Distinguish among yesterday, today, tomorrow.

K-H2.0.2

Create a timeline using events from their own lives (e.g., birth, crawling, walking, loss of first tooth, first day of school).

K-H2.0.3

Identify the beginning, middle, and end of historical narratives or stories.

K-H2.0.4

Describe ways people learn about the past (e.g., photos, artifacts, diaries, stories, videos).

K-P3.1.1

Identify classroom issues.

K-P3.1.2

Use simple graphs to explain information about a classroom issue.

K-P3.1.3

Compare their viewpoint about a classroom issue with the viewpoint of another person.

K-P3.3.1

Express a position on a classroom issue.

K-P4.2.1

Develop and implement an action plan to address or inform others about a public issue.

K-P4.2.2

Participate in projects to help or inform others.