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Skills available for Maine fifth-grade social studies standards

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5.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.

    • 5.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 that the structures and processes of government are described in documents, including the Constitution of the United States.

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

    • 5.C&G.3 Civics & Government 3: Students understand the basic rights, duties, responsibilities, and roles of citizens in a democratic republic by identifying and describing the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights as documents that establish government and protect the rights of the individual United States citizen.

    • 5.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 engaging in civil disobedience.

    • 5.C&G.5 Civics & Government 5: Students understand civic aspects of unity and diversity in the daily life of various cultures in the world, 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.

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

5.PF&E Personal Finance and Economics

5.G Geography

5.H History