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Civics 
 Standard 17.Understands issues concerning the relationship between state and local governments and the national government and issues pertaining to representation at all three levels of government
  
Topics1. Structure and responsibilities of local government; 2. Structure and responsibilities of state government; 3. Forms of political participation
   Level II (Grade 3-5)
  Benchmark 5.Knows how people can participate in their state and local government (e.g., being informed, taking part in discussing issues, voting, volunteering their time), and understands why it is important that people participate in their state and local government (e.g., improve the quality of life in their community, gain personal satisfaction, prevent officials from abusing power)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  participation in local government
B.  participation in state government
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows how people can participate in their state government    
  2. Knows how people can participate in their local government    
  3. Knows that people can participate in their state and local governments by being informed   
  4. Knows that people can participate in their state and local governments by taking part in discussing issues   
  5. Knows that people can participate in their state and local governments by voting   
  6. Knows that people can participate in their state and local governments by volunteering their time   
  7. Understands why it is important that people participate in their state government    
  8. Understands why it is important that people participate in their local government    
  9. Understands that by participating in the state and local governments, the quality of life in the community can be improved   
  10. Understands that by participating in the state and local governments, one can gain personal satisfaction   
  11. Understands that by participating in the state and local governments, officials can be prevented from abusing power   


Citation Log: BD(CE,30-31;​NI,42;​QI,39-40)
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