Concept-Based Unit Worksheet
SS.3.C.1.1: Explain the purpose and need for government.
SS.3.C.1.2: Describe how government gains its power from the people.
SS.3.C.1.3: Explain how government was established through a written Constitution.
SS.3.C.2.1: Identify group and individual actions of citizens that demonstrate civility, cooperation, volunteerism, and other civic virtues.
SS.3.C.3.1: Identify the levels of government.
SS.3.C.3.2: Describe how government is organized at the local level.
SS.3.C.3.3: Recognize that every state has a state constitution.
SS.3.C.3.4: Recognize that the Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the land.
How a Bill Becomes a Law Simulation
Is it Constitutional?
Court System Lesson
Mrs. Frizzle on Trial Activity
Executive Branch WebQuest
What Responsibilities Accompany Our Rights?
|Links and Activities
Ben's Guide to the Government
PBS Kids: The Democracy Project
Social Studies for Kids
Congress for Kids
Mr. Nussbaum's Page
Rights of the People
School House Rock - I'm Just a Bill
School House Rock - Sufferin' Until Suffrage
School House Rock - Three Ring Government
School House Rock - The Preamble
BrainPop - Bill of Rights
BrainPop - Branches of Government
BrainPop - Citizenship
BrainPop - Democracy
BrainPop - How a Bill Becomes a Law
BrainPop - Political Parties
BrainPop - Presidential Election
BrainPop - Presidential Power
BrainPop - Primaries and Caucuses
BrainPop - Student Rights
BrainPop - Supreme Court
BrainPop - US Constitution
BrainPop - Voting
BrainPop Jr.- Branches of Government
BrainPop Jr.- Local and State Government
BrainPop Jr.- President
BrainPop Jr.- Rights and Responsibilities
BrainPop Jr.- US Symbols