Nevada Academic Content Standards
Grade 5: The U.S. – Creating a New Nation
Taking informed action
SS.5.10. Use deliberative and democratic procedures to take action about an issue.
Respectful engagement with diverse people (MC)
SS.5.18. Evaluate how individuals and groups used ideas from foundational documents to create communities of respect, equity, and diversity throughout American history.
Civic and political institutions (C)
SS.5.20. Analyze how individuals, groups, and institutions have influenced the interpretation of foundational documents over time.
Civic dispositions and democratic principles (C)
SS.5.22. Analyze core civic dispositions and democratic principles and their influence on early American history.
SS.5.23. Investigate how individuals exercise rights and responsibilities.
Processes, rules, and laws (C)
SS.5.24. Investigate methods by which individuals can influence rules and laws in the classroom, school, government, and/or society.
SS.5.25. Analyze how the Bill of Rights shaped the rights of Americans.
SS.5.26. Explain the structures of constitutional government and the role of checks and balances.
SS.5.27. Describe how the nation changed in the past and continues to change in order to limit and/or protect individual rights.