Nebraska Core Academic Content Standards
NE.SS.5. Grade 5 (United States)
SS 5.1. Civics: Students will develop and apply the skills of civic responsibility to make informed decisions based upon knowledge of government at local, state, national and international levels.
Forms and Functions of Government
SS 5.1.1. Students will describe the foundation, structure, and function of the United States government.
SS 5.1.1.e. Identify the principles of the American Republic (e.g., liberty, democracy, United States Constitution, Bill of Rights)
SS 5.1.2. Students will apply democratic principles that are the foundation of the United States government systems to daily life.
SS 5.1.2.a. Explain the constitutional rights and civic responsibilities of U.S. citizens (e.g., freedom of speech, voting, staying informed of issues, respecting the rights, opinions, and beliefs of others, joining a civic group)