Social Studies - 5th Grade
Students will understand the rights and responsibilities guaranteed in the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights.
Assess how the US Constitution has been amended and interpreted over time, and the impact these amendments have had on the rights and responsibilities of citizens of the United States.
Ben's Guide to US Government for Kids
Explore branches of the government, how laws are made, the difference between National and State government, etc.
Constitution Day Resources
Online resources and lesson activities to help you celebrate Constitution day on September 17th.
Sample INS Citizenship Questions
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) administers a test to all immigrants applying for citizenship. For years, these questions have been selected from among the following list of 100. How would you do? Many, you will find simple. Others are not so easy. In all cases, the answer USCIS wants to hear is given.
The Centuries of Citizenship: A Constitutional Timeline
The Centuries of Citizenship: A Constitutional Timeline is an online experience highlighting some of the key dates and events that mark more than 200 years of our constitutional history. These timeline entries, taken as a whole, tell the evolving story of the U.S. Constitution and the continuing role that it plays in our lives.
The First Amendment: What's Fair in a Free Country?
After completing the lessons in this unit, students will be able to
summarize the contents of the First Amendment, and give an example of speech that is protected by the Constitution and speech that is not protected by the Constitution.
The Preamble to the Constitution: How Do You Make
This page contains 5 EDSITEment lessons in which students investigate the purposes of the U.S. Constitution, as identified in the Preamble to the Constitution, and study fundamental values and principles as they are expressed in the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution.
UEN Civics: Government, Citizenship, Elections
Find out the basics of Government, Citizenship, and Elections with this extensive UEN collection of Social Studies websites.
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and see the Social Studies website. For
general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director
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