Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Third Grade. Government and Political Systems

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Arizona Standards

AZ.SS03-S3. Civics/Government
SS03-S3C1. Foundations of Government: The United States democracy is based on principles and ideals that are embodied by symbols, people and documents.
SS03-S3C1-03. Describe how people in the community and state work together to achieve common goals.
SS03-S3C2. Structure of Government: The United States structure of government is characterized by the separation and balance of powers.
SS03-S3C2-01. Discuss the three branches of state and national government: a) Executive; b) Legislative; c) Judicial.
SS03-S3C2-02. Recognize that there are different levels of government (e.g., local, tribal, county, state, national).
SS03-S3C4. Rights, Responsibilities, and Roles of Citizenship: The rights, responsibilities and practices of United States citizenship are founded in the Constitution and the nation's history.
SS03-S3C4-01. Describe the rights and responsibilities of citizenship: a) good sportsmanship; b) participation and cooperation; c) rules and consequences; d) voting.
AZ.SS03-S4. Geography
SS03-S4C4. Human Systems: Human cultures, their nature, and distribution affect societies and the Earth.
SS03-S4C4-03. Recognize there are differences in political units and hierarchies (i.e., community, city, county, state, country, continent).