Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
TX.113.14. Social Studies, Grade 3
3.10. Government. The student understands important ideas in historical documents at various levels of government. The student is expected to:
3.10.A. Identify the purposes of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, including the Bill of Rights.
3.11. Citizenship. The student understands characteristics of good citizenship as exemplified by historical and contemporary figures. The student is expected to:
3.11.A. Identify characteristics of good citizenship, including truthfulness, justice, equality, respect for oneself and others, responsibility in daily life, and participation in government by educating oneself about the issues, respectfully holding public officials to their word, and voting.
3.11.C. Identify and explain the importance of individual acts of civic responsibility, including obeying laws, serving the community, serving on a jury, and voting.