Delaware Standards and Instruction
C.2: Students will understand the principles and ideals underlying the American political system [Politics].
C.2.4-5b: Students will understand that a society based on the ideal of individual liberty requires a commitment on the part of its citizens to the principles of civic responsibility and personal civility. (Essential for Grade 4)
C.3: Students will understand the responsibilities, rights, and privileges of United States citizens [Citizenship].
C.3.4-5a: Students will identify the fundamental rights of all American citizens as enumerated in the Bill of Rights. (Essential for Grade 5)
C.3.4-5b: Students will apply the protections guaranteed in the Bill of Rights to an analysis of everyday situations. (Essential for Grade 5)
C.4: Students will develop and employ the civic skills necessary for effective, participatory citizenship [Participation].
C.4.4-5a: Students will understand that in order to select effective leaders, citizens have to become informed about candidates' qualifications and the issues of the day. (Essential for Grade 5)
C.4.4-5b: Students will identify and employ the formal and informal methods by which democratic groups function. (Essential for Grade 4)