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Topic: Privacy 

Civics

 Standard 25.  Understands issues regarding personal, political, and economic rights
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 1.Knows that the right to privacy is a personal right guaranteed by the United States Constitution
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that the right to privacy is a personal right
     2.Knows that some rights are guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution
     3.knows that the right to privacy is guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution
   Benchmark 2.Knows that privacy refers to situations in which one or more persons restrict the access of one or more others to a certain thing or things (the "object" of privacy)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the meaning of privacy
     2.Understands "object" of privacy
   Benchmark 3.Knows examples of privacy (e.g., writing a letter in private, having a private telephone conversation, telling someone a secret), and knows that objects of privacy can be communications, a person's actions, a person's thoughts and feelings, and a person's space
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that writing a letter in private is an example of privacy
     2.Knows that having a private telephone conversation is an example of privacy
     3.Knows that telling someone a secret is an example of privacy
     4.Knows that communication can be an object of privacy
     5.Knows that a person’s actions can be an object of privacy
     6.Knows that a person’s thoughts and feelings can be an object of privacy
     7.Knows that a person’s space can be an object of privacy
 Standard 26.  Understands issues regarding the proper scope and limits of rights and the relationships among personal, political, and economic rights
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 1.Knows that the consequences of privacy can be both beneficial and costly
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that the consequences of privacy can be beneficial
     2.Knows that the consequences of privacy can be costly
   Benchmark 2.Knows that there are conflicts over the scopes and limits of privacy (e.g., situations in which keeping a secret could be harmful)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that there are conflicts over the scopes of privacy
     2.Knows that there are conflicts over the limits of privacy
     3.Knows that conflicts over privacy can concern situations in which keeping a secret could be harmful
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 1.Knows criteria necessary for analyzing and evaluating conflicts over privacy (e.g., how and why something is kept secret; possible reasons why it should not be kept secret)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows criteria for analyzing conflicts over privacy
     2.Knows criteria for evaluating conflicts over privacy