Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Third Grade. American Citizenship

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Rhode Island Standards

RI.C&G. Civics & Government
C&G 2. The Constitution of the United States establishes a government of limited powers that are shared among different levels and branches.
C&G 2 (3-4)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of United States government (local, state, national) by…
C&G 2 (3-4)-1.b. Describing the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights and explaining why they are important.
C&G 2 (3-4)-2. Students demonstrate an understanding of the democratic values and principles underlying the U.S. government by…
C&G 2 (3-4)-2.a. Identifying and explaining the meaning of symbols and national holidays used to depict Americans shared democratic values, principles, and beliefs (e.g., colors of the American flag, Pledge of Allegiance, bald eagle, Presidents’ Day, Independence Day).
C&G 2 (3-4)-2.b. Using a variety of sources (e.g., Bill of Rights, Declaration of Independence, trade books, picture books, songs, artwork) to illustrate the basic values and principles of democracy (e.g., Statue of Liberty represents freedom, Independent Man on State House represents individual rights, E Pluribus Unum represents national unity, This Land is Your Land represents respect for diversity).
C&G 3. In a democratic society all people have certain rights and responsibilities.
C&G 3 (3-4)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of citizens’ rights and responsibilities by…
C&G 3 (3-4)-1.b. Using a variety of sources (e.g., primary sources, secondary sources, literature, videos) to provide examples of individuals’ and groups’ rights and responsibilities (e.g., justice, equality, and diversity).
C&G 4. People engage in political processes in a variety of ways.
C&G 4 (3-4)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of political systems and political processes by…
C&G 4 (3-4)-1.a. Identifying forms and levels (e.g., voting vs. running for office, organizing a meeting vs. attending a meeting) of civic participation and how it affects the common good (local, state, national, world).
C&G 4 (3-4)-2. Students demonstrate their participation in political processes by…
C&G 4 (3-4)-2.a. Engaging in a variety of forms of participation (e.g., voting, petition, survey) and explaining the purpose of each form.