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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Massachusetts Standards

MA.5.CS. United States History, Geography, Economics, and Government: Early Exploration to Westward Movement (Concepts and Skills)
CIVICS AND GOVERNMENT
5.CS.10. Explain the structure of the student's city or town government. (C)
5.CS.9. Give examples of the responsibilities and powers associated with major federal and state officials (the President, chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, governor, state senators, and state representatives). (C)
MA.5.LS. United States History, Geography, Economics, and Government: Early Exploration to Westward Movement (Learning Standards)
THE PRINCIPLES AND INSTITUTIONS OF AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT
5.23. Describe the responsibilities of government at the federal, state, and local levels (e.g., protection of individual rights and the provision of services such as law enforcement and the building and funding of schools). (C)
5.24. Describe the basic political principles of American democracy and explain how the Constitution and the Bill of Rights reflect and preserve these principles. (C)
5.24.D. Limited government