Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Local & State Government

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Alaska Standards

AK.A. Government and Citizenship: A student should know and understand how societies define authority, rights, and responsibilities through a governmental process. A student who meets the content standard should:
A.2. Understand the meaning of fundamental ideas, including equality, authority, power, freedom, justice, privacy, property, responsibility, and sovereignty.
AK.AH.HI.1 Historical Inquiry: The student demonstrates an understanding of the methods of documenting history by planning and developing history projects, utilizing research tools such as: interviewing protocols, oral history, historical context, pre-interview research, primary sources, secondary sources, proper citation, corroboration, and cause and effect of historical events. (H. C1-4)
AH.HI.1.1. Indigenous Alaskans before western contact (time immemorial - contact) - People, Places, Environment: The student demonstrates an understanding of the interaction between people and their physical environment by:
AH.PPE.1. Comparing and contrasting geographic regions of Alaska. (G. B4, B8)
AH.HI.1.11. Alaska as a Territory (1912-1959) - People, Places, Environment: The student demonstrates an understanding of the interaction between people and their physical environment by:
AH.PPE.4. Describing how Alaska's strategic location played an important role in military buildup and explaining the interrelated social and economic impacts. (G. A5)
AH.HI.1.13. Alaska as a Territory (1912-1959) - Individual, Citizenship, Governance, Power: The student demonstrates an understanding of the historical rights and responsibilities of Alaskans by:
AH.ICGP.11 Exploring federal policies and legislation (e.g., Alaska Citizenship Act, Tlingit- Haida Jurisdictional Act, Indian Citizenship Act of 1924, Alaska Reorganization Act, ANCSA) that recognized Native rights. (H. B2)
AH.ICGP.9 Exploring the federal government's influence on settlements in Alaska (e.g., Matanuska Colony, Anchorage, Adak, Tok, Hydaburg) by establishment of post offices, military facilities, schools, courts, and railroads. (G. G2, H. B1)
AH.HI.1.15. Alaska as a State (1959-present) - People, Places, Environment: The student demonstrates an understanding of the interaction between people and their physical environment by:
AH.PPE.5. Comparing and contrasting the differing perspectives between rural and urban areas. (H. B1b, C. E4)
AH.PPE.7 Using texts/sources to explain the political, social, cultural, economic, geographic, and historic characteristics of the student's community or region. (H. B1b, C. E2, E8)
AH.HI.1.16. Alaska as a State (1959-present) - Consumption, Production, Distribution: The student demonstrates an understanding of the discovery, impact, and role of natural resources by:
AH.CPD.4. Describing the federal government's construction and maintenance of Alaska's infrastructure (e.g., transportation, communication, public health system, education). (G. D4)
AH.HI.1.17. Alaska as a State (1959-present) - Individual, Citizenship, Governance, Power: The student demonstrates an understanding of the historical rights and responsibilities of Alaskans by:
AH.ICGP.12 Using texts/sources to analyze the evolution of self-government through an examination of organic documents (i.e., Treaty of Cession, Organic Act, Territorial Act, Alaska State Constitution, Statehood Act). (H. B2, B4)
AH.HI.1.18. Alaska as a State (1959-present) - Continuity and Change: The student demonstrates an understanding of the chronology of Alaska history by:
AH.CC.5. Defining, describing, and illustrating the economic, political, and social characteristics of the major periods, their key turning points (e.g., implementation of Prudhoe Bay pipeline, Molly Hootch case, ANCSA, ANILCA, ANWR, natural and manmade disasters, establishment of Alaska Native Corporations) and how they interrelate. (H. B2)
AH.CC.6. Explaining the historical context and the legal foundations (e.g., Alaska Constitution, ANCSA, MMPA, ANILCA, Katie John case) pertinent to subsistence. (GC. A2, C. A4)
AH.HI.1.6. Colonial Era-The Russian period (1741-1867) - Continuity and Change: The student demonstrates an understanding of the chronology of Alaska history by:
AH.CC.1. Using texts/sources to recognize and explain the interrelationships among Alaska, national, and international events and developments (e.g., international interest, trade, commerce). (H. B2)
AK.B. Government and Citizenship: A student should understand the constitutional foundations of the American political system and the democratic ideals of this nation. A student who meets the content standard should:
B.2. Recognize American heritage and culture, including the republican form of government, capitalism, free enterprise system, patriotism, strong family units, and freedom of religion.
B.7. Distinguish between constitution-based ideals and the reality of American political and social life.
AK.C. Government and Citizenship: A student should understand the character of government of the state. A student who meets the content standard should:
C.1. Understand the various forms of the state's local governments and the agencies and commissions that influence students' lives and property.
C.2. Accept responsibility for protecting and enhancing the quality of life in the state through the political and governmental processes.
C.3. Understand the Constitution of Alaska and sec. 4 of the Alaska Statehood Act, which is known as the Statehood Compact.
C.5. Understand the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act and its impact on the state.
C.7. Understand the obligations that land and resource ownership place on the residents and government of the state.
C.8. Identify the roles of and relationships among the federal, tribal, and state governments and understand the responsibilities and limits of the roles and relationships.