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C. Government and the Citizen [Civics and Government]: 1. The student understands the structure, functions, and purposes of government and how the principles and values of American democracy are reflected in American constitutional government.: 3-5: The student...

SS.C.1.2.1 Add Website - Add Activity

identifies the structure and function of local, state, and federal governments under the framework of the Constitutions of Florida and the United States.


Time For Kids
http://www.pathfinder.com/TFK/

This is a great website for teachers to use with intermediate kids when teaching social studies. Has current events and stories about the way government works.


The White House for Kids
http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/index.html

Site gives a tour and history of the White House, the President and First Lady's responsibilities as well as functions of various parts of the White House and branches of government, written in a format and with graphics to interest elementary and middle school students.


SS.C.1.2.2 Add Website - Add Activity

understands the structure, functions, and primary responsibilities of executive, legislative, and judicial branches of governments and understands how all three branches of government promote the common good and protect individual rights.

SS.C.1.2.3 Add Website - Add Activity

knows the names of his or her representatives at the local, state, and national levels (e.g., city council members, state representatives, and members of Congress) and the names of his or her representatives in the executive branches of government at the local, state, and national levels (e.g., mayor, governor, and president).

SS.C.1.2.4 Add Website - Add Activity

knows possible consequences of the absence of government, rules, and laws.

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knows the basic purposes of government in the United States and knows the basic things governments do in one,s school, community, state, and nation.


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