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A. Time, Continuity, and Change [History]: 4. The student understands U.S. history to 1880.: PreK-2: The student...

SS.A.4.1.1 Add Website - Add Activity

knows significant individuals in United States history to 1880 (e.g., revolutionary leaders, individuals important to American democracy, and individuals who fought for human rights, equality, and the common good).

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knows people and events honored in commemorative holidays that originated prior to 1880 (e.g., Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day, Flag Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Veteran,s Day, and President,s Day).

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knows the history of American symbols (e.g., the eagle, the Liberty Bell, George Washington as the "father of our country, and the American flag).

Historic Mount Vernon, The Home of Our First President

Students can take a virtual tour of George Washington's home. The tour includes the mansion's diningroom, study, master bedroom, gardens and George Washington's tomb. Younger students will enjoy meeting the animals at Mount Vernon. There is also a true/false test about George Washington in "The George Washington Biography Lesson."

Betsy Ross Homepage

To read about the history of the flag, tour Betsy Ross' home, learn about Flag laws-etiquette, and to view an American flags picture gallery, visit this site.

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understands the changes that occurred in people,s lives when they moved from faraway places to the United States.

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