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Social Studies Curriculum Social Studies - 4th Grade
Lesson Plans

Standard 3

Students will understand the roles of civic life, politics, and government in the lives of Utah citizens.

Objective 2

Analyze the different ways people have organized governments in Utah to meet community needs.
  • Governments of Utah Past and Present
    Students will use the internet, text books, and other resources to identify historic American Indian, State of Deseret, Utah Territory, and current Utah state governments and compare and contrast.
  • U.S. and Utah Constitution Comparison
    This lesson is designed to be a compare-and-contrast reading activity using the Utah and U.S. Constitutions.

UEN logo - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Robert  Austin and see the Social Studies website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - Jennifer  Throndsen.

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