b using a variety of sources (e.g., trade books, picture books, songs, artwork) to illustrate the basic values and principles of democracy (e.g., Statue of Liberty represents freedom, Independent Man on State House represents individual rights, Grand Old Flag represents national unity, This Land is Your Land represents respect for diversity)
c identifying individual roles in a group and acting as a productive member of a group
C&G 3 In a democratic society all people have certain rights and responsibilities.
C&G 3 (K-2)-1 Students demonstrate an understanding of citizens' rights and responsibilities by
a exhibiting respect (e.g., waiting one's turn, respecting differences, sharing, etc.) for self, parents, teachers, authority figures (police, fire, doctors, community leaders), and others
C&G 3 (K-2)-2 Students demonstrate an understanding of how individuals and groups exercise (or are denied) their rights and responsibilities by
a demonstrating personal and group rights and responsibility (e.g., self-managing behavior, time, space, and materials)
b working cooperatively in a group, sharing responsibilities or individual roles within a group
c identifying feelings and situations that lead to conflict and describing ways people solve problems effectively
C&G 4 People engage in political processes in a variety of ways.
C&G 4 (K-2)-1 Students demonstrate an understanding of political systems and political processes by
a identifying forms of civic participation (e.g., voting, conducting a survey)
C&G 4 (K-2)-2 Students demonstrate their participation in political processes by
a experiencing a variety of forms of participation (e.g., voting, conducting a survey, writing a class letter about an issue of concern)
C&G 4 (K-2)-3 Students participate in a civil society by
a identifying problems, planning and implementing solutions in the classroom, school, and community (e.g., problem of litter/solutions -each picks up one piece of trash, recycle, plan a clean-up day, etc.)
C&G 5 As members of an interconnected world community, the choices we make impact others locally, nationally, and globally.
C&G 5 (K-2)-1 Students demonstrate an understanding of the many ways earth's people are interconnected by
a exploring and discussing ways we interact with others around the world (e.g., food, clothing, transportation, tourism, news)
C&G 5 (K-2)-2 Students demonstrate an understanding of the benefits and challenges of an interconnected world by
a using a variety of print and non-print sources to explore other people and places
C&G 5 (K-2)-3 Students demonstrate an understanding of how the choices we make impact, and are impacted by an interconnected world, by
a listing the pros and cons of personal decisions (e.g., littering, recycling)