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List of Benchmarks for Civics 
 Standard 3.Understands the sources, purposes, and functions of law, and the importance of the rule of law for the protection of individual rights and the common good
  
TopicPurpose and function of rules and laws
   Level I (Grade K-2)
  Benchmark 6.Knows that a good rule or law solves a specific problem, is fair, and "does not go too far"
   Vocabulary terms
A.  characteristics of a good rule
B.  characteristics of a good law
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows that a good rule or law solves a specific problem   
  2. Knows that a good rule or law is fair   
  3. Knows that a good rule or law does not "go too far"   
  
McREL Activity(s)
   Following the Law


Citation Log: BD(A1E,33-34;​NI,43)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
A1   LFS: Authority, I (elementary)
B   National Standards for Business Education
C   CCE: National Standards for Civics and Government
DD   Department of Defense: Prekindergarten Social Studies Standards
I   IDOE: The Foundations for Young Children to the Indiana Academic Standards
J1   LFS: Justice, I (elementary)
MH   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
N   NAEP: Civics (1998, 2006)
NZ   New Zealand Ministry of Education: Early Childhood Curriculum
O   OSDE: Oklahoma Developmental Learning Skills for Four-Year-Olds
P1   LFS: Privacy, I (elementary)
P2   LFS: Privacy, II (elementary)
Q   Quigley: Civitas
R1   LFS: Responsibility, I (elementary)
T   TEA: Texas Prekindergarten Curriculum Guidelines

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Number:
Page number of the cited document