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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Kansas Standards

KS.5. A New Nation: Beginnings through 1800
5.4. The Road to Independence: 1750s–1770s
Sample Compelling Questions
5.4.1. What were the consequences of colonists resisting British policies? (Standard 1)
5.6. Building a New Nation: 1770s–1790s
Sample Compelling Questions
5.6.2. How does the Bill of Rights affect individuals today? (Standard 2)
5.6.3. In what ways did the Constitution protect the rights of U.S. citizens better than the Articles of Confederation? (Standard 3)
5.6.5. Is limited government an effective and efficient system? (Standard 5)
5.7. Evaluation of Historical Evidence Skills:
5.7.1. Sourcing. Consider who wrote a document as well as the circumstances of its creation.
5.7.2. Contextualization. Locate a document in time and place, and understand how these factors shape its content.
KS.KHGSS. Kansas History, Government, and Social Studies Standards
KHGSS.2. Individuals have rights and responsibilities.
2.1. The student will recognize and evaluate the rights and responsibilities of people living in societies.
2.2. The student will analyze the context under which significant rights and responsibilities are defined and demonstrated, their various interpretations, and draw conclusions about those interpretations.
2.4. The student will use his/her understanding of rights and responsibilities to address contemporary issues.