2.2 Students describe the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.
1 Identify the rights and responsibilities that students have in the school as citizens and members of the school community (e.g., right to vote in a class election, responsibility to follow school rules, responsibility not to harm one another, and responsibility to respect each others feelings).
2 Understand how one becomes an American citizen (e.g., by birth or naturalization).
3 Define the meaning of words associated with good citizenship (e.g., politeness, achievement, courage, honesty, and reliability).
2.3 Students explain governmental institutions and practices in the United States and other countries.
1 Explain the development and consequences of school and classroom rules.
2 Explain how human beings went from developing rules for small groups to developing rules for larger and larger groups, including nations and states, then global communities.
3 Understand how the United States makes laws, determines whether laws have been violated, and the consequences for such laws.
4 Identify ways in which groups and nations interact with one another to try to resolve problems (e.g., trade and treaties).
2.4 Students understand the importance of individual action and character, and they explain, from examining biographies, how people who have acted righteously have made a difference in others lives and have achieved the status of heroes in the remote and recent past.