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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
  
TopicStructure of constitutional government
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 7.Knows the type of citizenry needed to establish and maintain constitutional government (e.g., citizens should be educated and enjoy a reasonable standard of living, understand and support the constitution and its values and principles, willingly assume the responsibilities of citizenship, insist that government officials respect limitations the constitution places on their authority)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  citizenry necessary for constitutional government
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows the type of citizenry needed to establish a constitutional government   
  2. Knows the type of citizenry needed to maintain a constitutional government   
  3. Knows that to establish and maintain a constitutional government, citizens should be educated and enjoy a reasonable standard of living   
  4. Knows that to establish and maintain a constitutional government, citizens should understand and support the constitution   
  5. Knows that to establish and maintain a constitutional government, citizens should willingly assume the responsibilities of citizenship   
  6. Knows that to establish and maintain a constitutional government, citizens should insist that government officials respect limitations the constitution places on their authority   


Citation Log: BD(CE,50;​NI,46,47)
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