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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Wisconsin Standards

WI.B. History: Time, Continuity, and Change: Students in Wisconsin will learn about the history of Wisconsin, the United States, and the world, examining change and continuity over time in order to develop historical perspective, explain historical relationships, and analyze issues that affect the present and the future.
B.4.4. Compare and contrast changes in contemporary life with life in the past by looking at social, economic, political, and cultural roles played by individuals and groups.
B.4.5. Identify the historical background and meaning of important political values such as freedom, democracy, and justice.
WI.C. Political Science and Citizenship: Power, Authority, Governance, and Responsibility: Students in Wisconsin will learn about political science and acquire the knowledge of political systems necessary for developing individual civic responsibility by studying the history and contemporary uses of power, authority, and governance.
C.4.4. Explain the basic purpose of government in American society, recognizing the three levels of government.
C.4.5. Explain how various forms of civic action such as running for political office, voting, signing an initiative, and speaking at hearings, can contribute to the well-being of the community.