Grade 2 Social Studies
Standard 1: US Government
Content Standard 1: The student will explain the importance of the basic principles that provide the foundation of the American system of government.
Describe the Constitution of the United States as the structure for our national government.
Summarize the five key individual rights and liberties protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
Explain how active citizens participate in the government by voting to elect officials that represent them.
Identify the basic roles of national leaders including the President of the United States , the members of the United States Congress, and the justices of the Supreme Court.
Explain how all people can play an important role in their community