BPS District Social Studies Standards Book

K-12 Grade Levels



glossary iconKindergarten Social Studies
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KindergartenIn Kindergarten, your child will be studying about themselves . A high-quality Social Studies program is essential for all students. It provides a foundation for intelligent and precise thinking. Social Studies should also prepare every student to contribute to society as an informed citizen. To be a responsible and productive member of today’s society, a student needs to have a broad, connected, and useful knowledge of Social Studies.

SST-00.1 Standard 1:

Skills and Resources

    • SST-00.1.01 Identify land and water on a map or globe


SST-00.2 Standard 2:

Important Historical Events

    • SST-00.2.01 Identify symbols of the United States
    • SST-00.2.02 Identify United States holidays
    • SST-00.2.03 Identify Native Americans as the original inhabitants of North America


SST-00.3 Standard 3:

Economic Concepts


SST-00.4 Standard 4:

Government and Citizenship


SST-00.5 Standard 5:

Concepts of Geography


SST-00.6 Standard 6:

Human Development and Behavior

    • SST-00.6.01 State personal information
    • SST-00.6.02 Identify characteristics that contribute to personal identity
    • SST-00.6.03 Identify ways people are alike and different