Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fourth Grade. State Government

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Virginia Standards of Learning

VA.SS.CE. Civics and Economics
Skills
CE.7. The student will apply social science skills to understand the American constitutional government at the state level by:
CE.7.a. Describing the structure and powers of the state government.
CE.7.c. Explaining and/or simulating the lawmaking process.
CE.7.d. Describing the roles and powers of the executive branch and regulatory boards.
CE.9. The student will apply social science skills to understand the judicial systems established by the Constitution of Virginia and the Constitution of the United States by:
CE.9.a. Describing the organization of the United States judicial system as consisting of state and federal courts with original and appellate jurisdiction.
VA.SS.GOVT. Virginia and United States Government
Skills
GOVT.5. The student will apply social science skills to understand the federal system of government described in the Constitution of the United States by:
GOVT.5.a. Evaluating the relationship between the state government and the national government.
GOVT.8. The student will apply social science skills to understand the organization and powers of the state and local governments described in the Constitution of Virginia by:
GOVT.8.a. Examining the legislative, executive, and judicial branches.
GOVT.8.c. Analyzing the relationship between state and local governments and the roles of regional authorities, governing boards, and commissions.
GOVT.9. The student will apply social science skills to understand the process by which public policy is made by:
GOVT.9.a. Defining public policy and determining how to differentiate public and private action.
GOVT.9.d. Describing how the state and local governments influence the public agenda and shape public policy.
GOVT.9.e. Investigating and evaluating the process by which policy is implemented by the bureaucracy at each level.