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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Idaho Standards

ID.1. History - Students in Grade 5 build an understanding of the cultural and social development of the United States, trace the role of migration and immigration of people in the development of the United States, and identify the role of American Indians in the development of the United States.
1.2: Trace the role of migration and immigration of people in the development of the United States.
By the end of Grade 5, the student will be able to:
5.SS.1.2.2. Explain the history of indentured servitude and the slave trade in the United States. (449.01c)
ID.3. Economics - Students in Grade 5 explain basic economic concepts, identify different influences on economic systems, and explain the concepts of good personal finance.
3.1: Explain basic economic concepts.
By the end of Grade 5, the student will be able to:
5.SS.3.1.2. Explain the concepts of tariffs, taxation, and embargo.
3.4: Explain the concepts of good personal finance.
By the end of Grade 5, the student will be able to:
5.SS.3.4.2. Explain the impact of taxation on personal finance.
ID.4. Civics and Government - Students in Grade 5 build an understanding of the foundational principles of the American political system, the organization and formation of the American system of government, that all people in the United States have rights and assume responsibilities, and the evolution of democracy.
4.1: Build an understanding of the foundational principles of the American political system.
By the end of Grade 5, the student will be able to:
5.SS.4.1.4. Identify the basic principles of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights, such popular sovereignty, limited government, separation of powers, majority rule with minority rights, and federalism. (453.01e)
4.2: Build an understanding of the organization and formation of the American system of government.
By the end of Grade 5, the student will be able to:
5.SS.4.2.1. Distinguish and compare responsibilities among state, national, and tribal governments in a federal system. (454.01b)
4.3: Build an understanding that all people in the United States have rights and assume responsibilities.
By the end of Grade 5, the student will be able to:
5.SS.4.3.2. Identify some of the personal responsibilities and basic rights of individual freedoms that belong to American citizens. (455.01a)
5.SS.4.3.3. Describe ways in which citizens participate in public life. (455.01b)