Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Forming a Government

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Washington Standards

WA.1. CIVICS - The student understands and applies knowledge of government, law, politics, and the nation's fundamental documents to make decisions about local, national, and international issues and to demonstrate thoughtful, participatory citizenship.
1.1. Understands key ideals and principles of the United States, including those in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and other fundamental documents.
1.1.1. IDEALS & PRINCIPLES: Understands the key ideals of liberty and patriotism as outlined in the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and other fundamental documents.
1.2. Understands the purposes, organization, and function of governments, laws, and political systems.
1.2.1. STRUCTURE OF GOVERNMENT: Understands the organization of the United States government.
WA.4. HISTORY - The student understands and applies knowledge of historical thinking, chronology, eras, turning points, major ideas, individuals, and themes in local, Washington State, tribal, United States, and world history in order to evaluate how history shapes the present and future.
4.1. Understands historical chronology.
4.1.2. CHRONOLOGICAL ERAS: Understands how the following themes and developments help to define eras in U.S. history from time immemorial to 1791:
4.1.2.c. Revolution and the Constitution (1763 - 1791).