Michigan Academic Standards
SOCIAL STUDIES PROCESS AND SKILLS STANDARDS K-5
P1. READING AND COMMUNICATION – READ AND COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY
P1.1. Use appropriate strategies to read and interpret basic social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts.
P2. INQUIRY, RESEARCH, AND ANALYSIS
P2.5. Use data presented in social science tables, graphs, graphics, maps, and texts to answer compelling and supporting questions.
SOCIAL STUDIES CONTENT EXPECTATIONS: GRADE FOUR
CIVICS AND GOVERNMENT
C3. Structure and Functions of Government – Describe the structure of government in the United States and how it functions.
4 – C3.0.3. Describe the organizational structure of the federal government in the United States (legislative, executive, and judicial branches).
4 – C3.0.4. Describe how the powers of the federal government are separated among the branches.
C5. Civic Participation – Explain important rights and how, when, and where members of American society demonstrate their responsibilities by actively participating in civic life.
4 – C5.0.1. Explain the responsibilities of members of American society.
4 – C5.0.2. Explain rights of citizenship, why rights have limits, and the relationships between rights and responsibilities.