South Carolina Standards
SC.3-SSLS. Social Studies Literacy Skills for the Twenty-First Century
3-SSLS.1. Literacy Skills for Social Studies
3-SSLS.1.1. Interpret information from a variety of social studies resources.
3-SSLS.1.12. Differentiate between fiction and informational text and between primary and secondary sources.
3-SSLS.3. Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Other Technical Subjects
3-SSLS.3.1. Ask and answer questions to demonstrate his or her understanding of a text, using the text as the basis for the answers.
SC.3. South Carolina Studies
3-3: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the American Revolution and South Carolina's role in the development of the new American nation.
People establish governments to provide stability and ensure the protection of their rights as citizens. To understand the causes and results of the American Revolution on South Carolina, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
3-3.5. Outline the structure of state government, including the branches of government (legislative, executive, and judicial), the representative bodies of each branch (general assembly, governor, and supreme court), and the basic powers of each branch.