Kindergarten (SST) Social Studies Targeted Benchmarks

Standard 1: Skills and Resources

SST-00.2.01 Identify symbols of the United States (e.g., the flag, bald eagle, Statue of Liberty, patriotic songs, Pledge of Allegiance).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify land and water on a map or globe.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can

Proficiency Scale

The Student is ...

(1) Beginning

  • unable to identify land or water on a map or globe.

(2) Developing

  • able to identify land and water with vocabulary prompts from the teacher.
    The teacher asks the student to "Point to land/water".

(3) Proficient

  • able to identify land and water.
    The teacher will ask the student to talk about what he/she notices on the map. Student will need to identify the land and water on the map by pointing and using words.

(4) Advanced

  • in addition to a proficient score of 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth understanding and application of knowledge regarding more complex material.
    The student does independent research and shares information on various oceans or continents.


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