TN.5.1. Culture: Culture encompasses similarities and differences among people including their beliefs, knowledge, changes, values, and traditions. Students will explore these elements of society to develop an appreciation and respect for the variety of human cultures.
5.1.spi. Performance Indicators State:
5.1.spi.1. Recognize components of American culture (i.e., holidays, language, clothing, food, art, music, and religion).
5.1.spi.3. Recognize personal, religious, and national celebrations of various American cultures (i.e., Independence Day, Columbus Day, Native American or American Indian Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Veteran's Day, Memorial Day, or Thanksgiving).
TN.5.4. Governance and Civics: Governance establishes structures of power and authority in order to provide order and stability. Civic efficacy requires understanding rights and responsibilities, ethical behavior, and the role of citizens within their community, nation, and world.
5.4.03. Understand the rights, responsibilities, and privileges of citizens living in a democratic republic.
5.4.03.a. Identify examples of rights and responsibilities of citizens.
5.4.04. Recognize how Americans incorporate the principles of the Constitution into their lives.
5.4.04.c. Explain selected patriotic symbols and landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, the White House, and political symbols such as the donkey and the elephant.
5.4.05. Understand the relationship between local, state, and national government.
5.4.05.c. Explain how individuals can participate in civic affairs and political parties at the national level.