Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.6. Grade Six: Minnesota Studies
6.1. Citizenship and Government
6.1.4. Governmental Institutions and Political Processes
220.127.116.11. The United States government has specific functions that are determined by the way that power is delegated and controlled among various bodies: the three levels (federal, state, local) and the three branches (legislative, executive, judicial) of government.
18.104.22.168.1. Explain the relationship among the three branches of government: making laws by the legislative branch, implementing and enforcing laws by the executive branch, and interpreting laws by the judicial branch.
MN.6.12. Reading Benchmarks: Literacy in History/Social Studies 6-12
Craft and Structure
22.214.171.124. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
126.96.36.199. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.