Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
TX.113.16. Social Studies, Grade 5
5.16. Government. The student understands the framework of government created by the U.S. Constitution of 1787. The student is expected to:
5.16.C. Distinguish between national and state governments and compare their responsibilities in the U.S. federal system.
5.18. Citizenship. The student understands the importance of individual participation in the democratic process at the local, state, and national levels. The student is expected to:
5.18.A. Explain the duty individuals have to participate in civic affairs at the local, state, and national levels.
5.25. Social studies skills. The student communicates in written, oral, and visual forms. The student is expected to:
5.25.A. Use social studies terminology correctly.