Georgia Standards of Excellence
GA.SS.3. Third Grade - United States History Year 1: American Indian Cultures through Colonization
SS3CG. Government/Civic Understandings
SS3CG1. Describe the elements of representative democracy/republic in the United States.
SS3CG1.a. Describe the three branches of national government: executive (president), legislative (Congress), and judicial (Supreme Court of the United States).
SS3CG1.c. State the main responsibility of each branch: executive (enforcing laws), legislative (making laws), judicial (determining if laws are fair).
GA.IPS.3. Information Processing Skills
IPS.5. Identify main idea, detail, sequence of events, and cause and effect in a social studies context
IPS.11. Draw conclusions and make generalizations