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Civics 
 Standard 4.Understands the concept of a constitution, the various purposes that constitutions serve, and the conditions that contribute to the establishment and maintenance of constitutional government
  
TopicPurpose and use of constitutions
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 3.Knows past and present examples of countries with constitutions that actually did limit the power of government (e.g., United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Botswana, Chile)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  constitutions and limited power
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows past examples of countries with constitutions that actually did limit the power of government   
  2. Knows present examples of countries with constitutions that actually do limit the power of government   
  3. Knows that the United States is an example of a country with both a constitution and a government with limited power   
  4. Knows that the United Kingdom is an example of a country with both a constitution and a government with limited power   
  5. Knows that Germany is an example of a country with both a constitution and a government with limited power   
  6. Knows that Japan is an example of a country with both a constitution and a government with limited power   
  7. Knows that Botswana is an example of a country with both a constitution and a government with limited power   
  8. Knows that Chile is an example of a country with both a constitution and a government with limited power   


Citation Log: BD(CE,49;​QE,170)
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