Nevada Academic Content Standards
Grade 5: The U.S. – Creating a New Nation
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.
SS.5.21. Describe representative government and explore debates that formed of the U.S. Constitution.
Civic dispositions and democratic principles (C)
SS.5.22. Analyze core civic dispositions and democratic principles and their influence on early American history.
Processes, rules, and laws (C)
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.