Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Teaching Resources

Social Studies 4.16

Citizenship. The student understands important customs, symbols, and celebrations of Texas. The student is expected to:

  • (1) explain the meaning of various patriotic symbols and landmarks of Texas, including the six flags that flew over Texas, the San Jacinto Monument, the Alamo, and various missions;
    • (A) sing or recite "Texas, Our Texas";
    • (B) recite and explain the meaning of the Pledge to the Texas Flag; and
    • (C) describe the origins and significance of state celebrations such as Texas Independence Day and Juneteenth.

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