Nebraska Core Academic Content Standards
NE.SS.1. Grade 3 (Community)
SS 3.1. Civics: Students will develop and apply the skills of civic responsibility to make informed decisions based upon knowledge of government at local, state, national and international levels.
Forms and Functions of Government
SS 3.1.1. Students will identify and explain the structure and function of their local governments.
SS 3.1.1.a. Identify the structure and functions of local government
SS 3.1.1.c. Identify and explain a variety of roles leaders, citizens, and others play in local government
SS 3.1.2. Students will understand the impact of individual and group decisions at a local level.
SS 3.1.2.a. Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens (e.g., voting, public service projects,) at the local level
SS 3.1.2.e. Identify local leaders and the impact of their decisions that effect public policy
SS 3.4. History: Students will develop and apply historical knowledge and skills to research, analyze, and understand key concepts of past, current, and potential issues and events at the local, state, national, and international levels.
Historical Analysis and Interpretation
SS 3.4.4. Students will identify past and current events, issues, and problems.
SS 3.4.4.c. Describe how decisions affected events in the community (e.g., election of local officials; zoning laws)