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4.C&G Civics & Government

  • Students draw on concepts from civics and government to understand political systems, power, authority, governance, civic ideals and practices, and the role of citizens in the community, Maine, the United States, and the world. <

    • 4.C&G.1 Civics & Government 1: Students understand the basic ideals, purposes, principles, structures, and processes of democratic government in Maine and the United States by explaining and providing examples of democratic ideals and constitutional principles to include the rule of law, legitimate power, and common good.

    • 4.C&G.2 Civics & Government 2: Students understand the basic ideals, purposes, principles, structures, and processes of democratic government in Maine by explaining and giving examples of governmental structures including the legislative, executive, and judicial branches and the local and State levels of government.

    • 4.C&G.3 Civics & Government 3: Students understand the basic ideals, purposes, principles, structures, and processes of democratic government in Maine by explaining that the structures and processes of government are described in documents, including the Constitution of Maine.

    • 4.C&G.4 Civics & Government 4: Students understand the basic rights, duties, responsibilities, and roles of citizens in a democratic republic by providing examples of how people influence government and work for the common good, including selecting, planning, and participating in a civic action or service-learning project based on a classroom, school, or local community asset or need, and describe evidence of the project's effectiveness and civic contribution.

    • 4.C&G.5 Civics & Government 5: Students understand civic aspects of unity and diversity in the daily life of various cultures in Maine and the United States by identifying examples of unity and diversity in the United States that relate to how laws protect individuals or groups to support the common good.

    • 4.C&G.6 Civics & Government 6: Students understand civic aspects of unity and diversity in the daily life of various cultures in the United States by describing civic beliefs and activities in the daily life of diverse cultures.

4.PF&E Personal Finance and Economics

4.G Geography

4.H History