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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Rhode Island Standards

RI.C&G. Civics & Government
C&G 1. People create and change structures of power, authority, and governance in order to accomplish common goals.
C&G 1 (3-4)-2. Students demonstrate an understanding of sources of authority and use of power, and how they are/can be changed by…
C&G 1 (3-4)-2.b. Recognizing, describing, and demonstrating the characteristics of leadership and fair decision making, and explaining how they affect others.
C&G 2. The Constitution of the United States establishes a government of limited powers that are shared among different levels and branches.
C&G 2 (3-4)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of United States government (local, state, national) by…
C&G 2 (3-4)-1.a. Identifying the levels (local, state, national) and three branches of government, as defined by the U.S. Constitution, and the roles and purposes of each (e.g., checks and balances).
C&G 4. People engage in political processes in a variety of ways.
C&G 4 (3-4)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of political systems and political processes by…
C&G 4 (3-4)-1.a. Identifying forms and levels (e.g., voting vs. running for office, organizing a meeting vs. attending a meeting) of civic participation and how it affects the common good (local, state, national, world).
C&G 4 (3-4)-2. Students demonstrate their participation in political processes by…
C&G 4 (3-4)-2.a. Engaging in a variety of forms of participation (e.g., voting, petition, survey) and explaining the purpose of each form.