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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Ohio Standards

OH.5. Government: Students use knowledge of the purposes, structures and processes of political systems at the local, state, national and international levels to understand that people create systems of government as structures of power and authority to provide order, maintain stability and promote the general welfare.
5.2. Grade Level Indicator: Role of Government: Explain the structure of local governments and identify local leaders (e.g., township trustees, county commissioners, city council members or mayor).
5.A. Identify the responsibilities of the branches of the U.S. government and explain why they are necessary.
OH.6. Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities: Students use knowledge of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship in order to examine and evaluate civic ideals and to participate in community life and the American democratic system.
6.3. Grade Level Indicator: Rights and Responsibilities: Describe the responsibilities of citizenship with emphasis on: Voting; Obeying laws; Respecting the rights of others; Being informed about current issues; Paying taxes.