C.2 Students will understand the principles and ideals underlying the American political system.
C.2.4-5a Students will understand that the principle of due process protects American citizens by requiring the government to pass and follow fair laws and use fair procedures to execute and enforce those laws.
C.2.4-5b Students will understand that a society based on the ideal of individual liberty requires a commitment on the part of its citizens to the principles of civic responsibility and personal civility.
C.3 Students will understand the responsibilities, rights, and privileges of United States citizens.
C.3.4-5a Students will apply the fundamental rights and protections of American citizens guaranteed in the Bill of Rights to everyday situations.
E.2 Students will examine the interaction of individuals, families, communities, businesses, and governments in a market economy.
E.2.4-5a Students will understand the role of banks and other financial institutions in the economy.
E.3 Students will understand different types of economic systems and how they change.
E.3.4-5a Students will identify different means of production, distribution, and exchange used within economic systems in different times and places.
E.4 Students will examine the patterns and results of international trade.
E.4.4-5a Students will demonstrate how international trade links countries around the world and can improve the economic welfare of nations.
G.1 Students will develop a personal geographic framework, or "mental map," and understand the uses of maps and other geo-graphics.
G.1.4-5a Students will demonstrate development of mental maps of Delaware and of the United States which include the relative location and characteristics of major physical features, political divisions, and human settlements.
G.2 Students will develop a knowledge of the ways humans modify and respond to the natural environment.
G.2.4-5a Students will apply a knowledge of topography, climate, soils, and vegetation of Delaware and the United States to understand how human society alters, and is affected by, the physical environment.
G.3 Students will develop an understanding of the diversity of human culture and the unique nature of places.
G.3.4-5a Students will understand the reasons for the locations of human activities and settlements and the routes connecting them in Delaware and in the United States.