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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 IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 5.Understands how constitutions can be vehicles for change and for resolving social issues (e.g., use of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s; establishment of the Japanese Constitution after World War II, which provided women the right to vote)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  constitutions as a vehicle for change
B.  constitutions to resolve social issues
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands how constitutions can be vehicles for change   
  2. Understands how constitutions can be vehicles for resolving social issues   
  3. Knows that the Fourteenth Amendment was used in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s    
  4. Knows that the establishment of the Japanese Constitution after World War II provided women the right to vote   
  
McREL Activity(s)
   We the People. . .


Citation Log: BD(CE,95;​NE,48)
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