Connecticut Core Standards
CT.SS.5. EARLY UNITED STATES HISTORY
5.2. DIMENSION 2: APPLYING DISCIPLINARY CONCEPTS AND TOOLS - In Grade 5, the focus is on the disciplinary concepts and skills used in the study of Early United States History. History is supported through an interdisciplinary approach that includes civics, economics and geography. These disciplinary ideas are the lenses students use in their inquiries, and the consistent and coherent application of these lenses in Grade 5 should lead to deep and enduring understanding (C3, p. 29).
Civic and Political Institutions
CIV 5.1. Explain how groups of people make rules to create responsibilities and protect freedoms.
Participation and Deliberation
CIV 5.3. Identify core civic virtues and democratic principles that guide government, society, and communities.