Holidays

Civics

2.3   The student will apply history and social science skills to explain how communities honor local and national traditions and recognize designated Virginia holidays, including but not limited to 

     a.) Labor Day; b.) Columbus Day (Yorktown Victory Day); c.) Election Day; d.) Veterans Day; e.) Thanksgiving Day; f.) Christmas Day; g.) New Year’s Day; h.) Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; i.) George Washington Day (commonly known as Presidents’ Day); j.) Memorial Day; k.) Juneteenth; and l.) Independence Day.

2.4   The student will apply history and social science skills to recognize state and national symbols, including, but not limited to

     b.) learning about the meaning of the American flag and the words chosen in the Pledge of Allegiance and the National Anthem.

History

2.7   The student will apply history and social science skills to describe the revolutionaries who fought for America’s freedom (1764–1781), including, but not limited to

     b.) Benjamin Franklin;

2.8   The student will apply history and social science skills to understand the principles of American democracy and relate them to the founding of the nation by

     c.) identifying key components of the Declaration of Independence. 

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Holidays


One day in January we remember

a man who worked hard so all people would be treated equal

It’s a holiday

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

It’s a holiday

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 

One day in February is for the greats

We honor all presidents of The United States

It’s a holiday

Presidents Day

It’s a holiday

Presidents Day

 

One day in May we remember

Americans who died during war while serving our country

It’s a holiday

Memorial Day

It’s a holiday

Memorial Day

 

On the Fourth of July we celebrate

becoming a new country, America’s birthday

It’s a holiday

Independence Day, The 4th of July

It’s a holiday

Independence Day, The 4th of July

 

One day in November we remember

Americans who served in the military

It’s a holiday

Veterans Day

It’s a holiday

Veterans Day

 

One day in November we remember

the sharing of the harvest with the Native Americans

It’s a holiday

Thanksgiving

It’s a holiday

Thanksgiving

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