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Civics and Government
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This 3 week unit covers 21 standards of civics and government for the primary grades with resources for whole group, independent work, center work, and homework.
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Who is it for?

  • 1st Graders (6 to 7-year-olds)
  • 2nd Graders, (7 to 8-year-olds)
  • Homeschoolers
  • Teachers


What's included?

-23 worksheets of varying difficulty level for all students, independent work, and whole group instruction
-15 answer keys for the corresponding worksheets, making them an excellent option for independent center work
-13 colorful posters address a range of topics throughout the unit
-3 mini books for students to fill in the blank, illustrate, cut, and create
-2 sets of fact cards which correspond with posters and worksheets – print each set back to back to supply students with take-home material or study aids
-42 vocabulary cards which correspond to the entire unit, with 4 extra blank cards – wonderful addition to any review or center work

Standards Covered


Understand the meaning of honesty, compassion, respect, and responsibility.
-Understand the meaning and difference between rights and responsibilities
-Describe some responsibilities people have at home.
-Discuss the roles of people in families who hold positions of authority at home.
-Explain the purpose and importance of rules and procedures in schools. Identify some reasons for rules in school. 
-Give examples of people who have the power and authority to make and enforce rules in school. 
-Give examples of the use of power without authority in school.
-Explain how decisions can be made or how conflicts might be resolved in fair and just ways. 
-Describe some responsibilities people have at school.
-Explain the rights and responsibilities students have in the school community. 
-Describe the characteristics of responsible citizenship in the school community.
-Demonstrate the appropriate procedures for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.
-Demonstrate the ability to explain the general mean¬ing of the Pledge of Allegiance
-Demonstrate the ability to sing national songs and explain the general meaning of the lyrics 
-Explain the purpose and importance of laws and procedures in the community.
-Give examples of people who have the power and authority to make and enforce laws in the community.
-Discuss the basic role of the current president of the United States, governor, and mayor.
-Identify the current President of the United States. 
-Understand the idea of democracy. 
-Identify important symbols of the United States of America and democracy. 
-On a map of the United States, locate Washington, D.C. and identify it as the capital of the United States of America.

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