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Topic: Transmission of family heritage and culture 

Behavioral Studies

 Standard 2.  Understands various meanings of social group, general implications of group membership, and different ways that groups function
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 6.Understands how language, literature, the arts, architecture, other artifacts, traditions, beliefs, values, and behaviors contribute to the development and transmission of culture
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how language contributes to the development of culture
     2.Understands how language contributes to the transmission of culture
     3.Understands how literature contributes to the development of culture
     4.Understands how literature contributes to the transmission of culture
     5.Understands how the arts contribute to the development of culture
     6.Understands how the arts contribute to the transmission of culture
     7.Understands how architecture contributes to the development of culture
     8.Understands how architecture contributes to the transmission of culture
     9.Understands how artifacts contribute to the development of culture
     10.Understands how artifacts contributes to the transmission of culture
     11.Understands how traditions contribute to the development of culture
     12.Understands how traditions contribute to the transmission of culture
     13.Understands how beliefs contribute to the development of culture
     14.Understands how beliefs contribute to the transmission of culture
     15.Understands how values contribute to the development of culture
     16.Understands how values contribute to the transmission of culture
     17.Understands how behaviors contribute to the development of culture

Grades K-4 History

 Standard 1.  Understands family life now and in the past, and family life in various places long ago
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 5.Understands personal family or cultural heritage through stories, songs, and celebrations
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands family heritage through stories
     2.Understands family heritage through songs
     3.Understands family heritage through celebrations
     4.Understands cultural heritage through stories
     5.Understands cultural heritage through songs
     6.Understands cultural heritage through celebrations
   Benchmark 6.Knows ways in which people share family beliefs and values (e.g., oral traditions, literature, songs, art, religion, community celebrations, mementos, food, language)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that people share family beliefs and values through oral tradition
     2.Knows that people share family beliefs and values through literature
     3.Knows that people share family beliefs and values through songs
     4.Knows that people share family beliefs and values through art
     5.Knows that people share family beliefs and values through religion
     6.Knows that people share family beliefs and values through community celebrations
     7.Knows that people share family beliefs and values through mementos
     8.Knows that people share family beliefs and values through food
     9.Knows that people share family beliefs and values through language
  Level II (Grade 3-4)
   Benchmark 1.Knows the ways that families long ago expressed and transmitted their beliefs and values through oral tradition, literature, songs, art, religion, community celebrations, mementos, food, and language (e.g., celebration of national holidays, religious observances, and ethnic and national traditions; visual arts and crafts; hymns, proverbs, and songs)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that families long ago expressed and transmitted their beliefs and values through oral tradition
     2.Knows that families long ago expressed and transmitted their beliefs and values through literature
     3.Knows that families long ago expressed and transmitted their beliefs and values through songs, hymns, and proverbs
     4.Knows that families long ago expressed and transmitted their beliefs and values through visual arts and crafts
     5.Knows that families long ago expressed and transmitted their beliefs and values through religious observances
     6.Knows that families long ago expressed and transmitted their beliefs and values through community celebrations, such as celebrations of national holidays
     7.Knows that families long ago expressed and transmitted their beliefs and values through mementos
     8.Knows that families long ago expressed and transmitted their beliefs and values through food
     9.Knows that families long ago expressed and transmitted their beliefs and values through language
     10.Knows that families long ago expressed and transmitted their beliefs and values through ethnic and national traditions
   Benchmark 2.Understands the dreams and ideals that people from various groups have sought, some of the problems they encountered in realizing their dreams, and the sources of their strength and determination that families drew upon and shared (e.g., families arriving together in America and living together in rural or urban settings, traditions brought from their cultural past)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     7.Knows that immigrant families brought traditions from their cultural past to America