Kentucky Academic Standards
Grade 5: Colonization to Constitution Standards
5.I.Q.1. Ask compelling questions about the founding of the United States.
5.I.Q.2. Generate supporting questions to answer compelling questions about the founding of the United States.
C: Civic and Political Institutions
5.C.CP.1. Analyze the development and establishment of the U.S. federal government.
5.C.CP.2. Analyze the structure of the U.S. government, including separation of power and its system of checks and balances.
5.C.CP.3. Describe how the U.S. Constitution upholds popular sovereignty, ensures rule of law and establishes a federal system.
C: Roles and Responsibilities of a Citizen
5.C.RR.1. Analyze responsibilities of U.S. citizens by explaining and demonstrating ways to show good citizenship.
C: Civic Virtues and Democratic Principles
5.C.CV.1. Describe the democratic principles of equality before the law, inalienable rights, consent of the governed and right to alter or abolish the government.
C: Processes, Rules and Laws
5.C.PR.1. Evaluate whether various rules and laws promote the general welfare, using historical and contemporary examples.
C: Kentucky Government
5.C.KG.1. Explain the roles and responsibilities of a Kentucky citizen.
H: Change and Continuity
5.H.CH.1. Describe the impact of foundational documents on the development of the United States.
I: Communicating Conclusions
5.I.CC.1. Construct explanatory products, using reasoning, correct sequence, examples and details with relevant information and data, to convey the diverse perspectives that impacted the founding of the United States.
5.I.CC.3. Explain different approaches people can take to address local, regional and global problems, using examples from U.S. history.