Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Citizenship and Government

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Delaware Standards

DE.C. CIVICS
C.1: Students will examine the structure and purposes of governments with specific emphasis on constitutional democracy .
C.1.4-5a: Students will understand that governments have a variety of structures and exist for many purposes and that in America these are explained in the United States and State constitutions. (Essential for Grade 4)
C.2: Students will understand the principles and ideals underlying the American political system .
C.2.4-5b: Students will understand that a society based on the ideal of individual liberty requires a commitment on the part of its citizens to the principles of civic responsibility and personal civility. (Essential for Grade 4)
C.3: Students will understand the responsibilities, rights, and privileges of United States citizens .
C.3.4-5a: Students will identify the fundamental rights of all American citizens as enumerated in the Bill of Rights. (Essential for Grade 5)
C.3.4-5b: Students will apply the protections guaranteed in the Bill of Rights to an analysis of everyday situations. (Essential for Grade 5)
C.4: Students will develop and employ the civic skills necessary for effective, participatory citizenship .
C.4.4-5a: Students will understand that in order to select effective leaders, citizens have to become informed about candidates' qualifications and the issues of the day. (Essential for Grade 5)
DE.H. HISTORY
H.4: Students will develop historical knowledge of major events and phenomena in world, United States, and Delaware history .
H.4.4-5a: Students will develop an understanding of Delaware history and its connections with United States history, including:
H.4.4-5a.3: From the First State to the Civil War (1776-1865)