Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Third Grade. American Citizenship

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Kentucky Standards

KY.AE. Academic Expectation
AE.1. Students are able to use basic communication and mathematics skills for purposes and situations they will encounter throughout their lives.
1.2. Students make sense of the variety of materials they read.
AE.2. Students shall develop their abilities to apply core concepts and principles from mathematics, the sciences, the arts, the humanities, social studies, practical living studies, and vocational studies to what they will encounter throughout their lives.
2.14. Social Studies: Students understand the democratic principles of justice, equality, responsibility, and freedom and apply them to real-life situations.
2.15. Social Studies: Students can accurately describe various forms of government and analyze issues that relate to the rights and responsibilities of citizens in a democracy.
KY.CC. Core Content for Assessment v.4.1.
SS-EP-1. Government and Civics: The study of government and civics equips students to understand the nature of government and the unique characteristics of representative democracy in the United States, including its fundamental principles, structure and the role of citizens. Understanding the historical development of structures of power, authority and governance and their evolving functions in contemporary U.S. society and other parts of the world is essential for developing civic competence. An understanding of civic ideals and practices of citizenship is critical to full participation in society and is a central purpose of the social studies.
SS-EP-1.3. Rights and Responsibilities
SS-EP-1.3.1. Students will define basic democratic ideas (e.g., liberty, justice, equality, rights, responsibility) and explain why they are important today.
KY.PS. Program of Studies 2006
SS-P-GC. Big Idea: Government and Civics - The study of government and civics allows students to understand the nature of government and the unique characteristics of American democracy, including its fundamental principles, structure, and the role of citizens. Understanding the historical development of structures of power, authority and governance and their evolving functions in contemporary U.S. society and other parts of the world is essential for developing civic competence. An understanding of civic ideals and practices of citizenship is critical to full participation in society and is a central purpose of the social studies. (Academic Expectations 2.14, 2.15)
SS-P-GC-U-2. Program of Studies: Understandings - Students will understand that citizens of local communities have certain rights and responsibilities in a democratic society.
SS-P-GC-U-3. Program of Studies: Understandings - Students will understand that local communities promote the basic principles (e.g., liberty, justice, equality, rights, responsibilities) of a democratic form of government.
SS-P-HP. Big Idea: Historical Perspective - History is an account of events, people, ideas, and their interaction over time that can be interpreted through multiple perspectives. In order for students to understand the present and plan for the future, they must understand the past. Studying history engages students in the lives, aspirations, struggles, accomplishments, and failures of real people. Students need to think in an historical context in order to understand significant ideas, beliefs, themes, patterns and events, and how individuals and societies have changed over time in Kentucky, the United States, and the World. (Academic Expectations 2.20)
SS-P-HP-S-3. Program of Studies: Skills and Concepts - Students will investigate the significance of patriotic symbols, patriotic songs, patriotic holidays and landmarks (e.g., the flag of the United States, the song 'My Country, 'Tis of Thee,' the Fourth of July, Veterans' Day, the Statue of Liberty)