South Dakota Content Standards
SD.K-12.C. Grade 3 Civics/Government
K‐12.C.2. Students will explain the historical impact of primary founding documents including but not limited to, the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, the U.S. Bill of Rights and subsequent amendments.
3.C.2.1. Explain the meaning and importance of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
K‐12.C.3. Students will explain how the Constitution organizes the government of the United States.
3.C.3.1. Identify why laws and responsibilities are needed in a community and why there are legal consequences.
K‐12.C.4. Students will understand the fundamental principles of America’s democratic republic and the United States Constitution and the inherent conflicts that may arise.
3.C.4.3. Identify the rights and responsibilities of citizenship in students’ own communities.