Unit 9: Civic and Political Participation
SS.5.C.2.2 – Compare forms of political participation in the colonial period to today.
SS.5.C.2.3 – Analyze how the Constitution has expanded voting rights from our nation’s early history to today.
SS.5.C.2.4 – Evaluate the importance of civic responsibilities in American democracy.
SS.5.C.2.5 – Identify ways good citizens go beyond basic civic and political responsibilities to improve government and society.
SS.5.G.4.1 – Use geographic knowledge and skills when discussing current events.
SS.5.G.4.2 – Use geography concepts and skills such as recognizing patterns, mapping, graphing to find solutions for local, state, or national problems.
Focus Writing Standards:
LAFS.5.W.3.8 - Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources. (DOK 2)
LAFS.5.W.1.3.c - Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses to manage the sequence of events.
Focus Language Standard:
LAFS.5.L.1.2e - Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed. (DOK 1)