Pennsylvania Core and Academic Standards
PA.5.5. Civics and Government
5.1.5. Principles and Documents of Government
Principles and Ideals that Shape Government
5.1.5.C. Describe the principles and ideals shaping local state, and national government.
5.1.5.C.1. Liberty / Freedom
Documents and Ideals that Shape Pennsylvania and US Government
5.1.5.D. Interpret key ideas about government found in significant documents:
5.1.5.D.2. United States Constitution
5.1.5.D.3. Bill of Rights
5.1.5.E. Identify the individual rights guaranteed by the PA Constitution and the U.S. Constitution.
5.2.5. Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship
Civics Rights and Responsibilities
5.2.5.A Identify individual rights and needs and the rights and needs of others in the classroom, school, community, state, and nation.
Competent and Responsible Citizens
5.2.5.D. Identify specific ways individuals participate in school and community activities.
5.3.5. How Government Works
Elements of the Election Process
5.3.5.E. Identify the requirements to vote in local, state, and national elections.
6.3.5. Functions of Government
6.3.5.C. Explore ways in which tax revenue is collected.
8.3.5. United States History
Historical Documents and Artifacts (US History)
8.3.5.B. Illustrate concepts and knowledge of historical documents, artifacts, and places critical to United States history.