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Skills available for Pennsylvania second-grade social studies standards

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5 Civics and Government

  • 5.1 Principles and Documents of Government

  • 5.2 Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship

    • Civics Rights and Responsibilities

      • 5.2.2.A Identify and explain the importance of responsibilities at school at home and the community.

    • Conflict and Resolution

      • 5.2.2.B Identify a problem and probable solution.

    • Leadership and Public Service

      • 5.2.2.C Identify community projects/activities that support leadership and public service.

    • Competent and Responsible Citizens

      • 5.2.2.D Explain responsible community behavior.

  • 5.3 How Government Works

    • Branches of Government

    • Structure, Organization, and Operation of Governments

    • Government Services

    • Leadership and Political Elections

      • 5.3.2.D Identify positions of authority at school.

    • Elements of the Election Process

      • 5.3.2.E Describe situations in the state or nation when having an elected official represent the people is beneficial.

    • Conflict and the Court System

      • 5.3.2.F Identify and explain behaviors for responsible school citizens and possible consequences for inappropriate action.

    • Media Influences

      • 5.3.7.H Identify different forms of media.

    • Taxes

    • Systems of Government

      • 5.3.7.J Identify the responsibilities of voters after the vote.

  • 5.4 How International Relationships Function