Standard 2: Evaluate the roles, rights, and responsibilities of United States citizens and determine methods of active participation in society, government, and the political system.

General Information
Number: SS.912.C.2
Title: Evaluate the roles, rights, and responsibilities of United States citizens and determine methods of active participation in society, government, and the political system.
Type: Standard
Subject: Social Studies
Grade: 912
Strand: Civics and Government

Related Benchmarks

This cluster includes the following benchmarks.

Related Access Points

This cluster includes the following access points.

Independent

SS.912.C.2.In.a
Describe the differences between a citizen and a noncitizen and ways people can become citizens of a country, such as by birth or naturalization.
SS.912.C.2.In.b
Identify examples of political participation and civic participation, such as registering to vote, keeping informed, communicating with elected officials, and participating in political campaigns.
SS.912.C.2.In.c
Identify examples of political participation and civic participation, such as registering to vote, keeping informed, communicating with elected officials, and participating in political campaigns.
SS.912.C.2.In.d
Identify a position on issues that cause the government to balance the interests of individuals with the public good, such as for or against recycling, curfews, and building regulations.
SS.912.C.2.In.e
Engage in a service project to further the public good, such as at school, community, state, and national levels.
SS.912.C.2.In.f
Defend a position about individual rights protected by the Constitution and Bill of Rights.
SS.912.C.2.In.g
Identify a reason why rights have limits and are not absolute, such as speech and gun possession.
SS.912.C.2.In.h
Identify examples of citizen participation, such as email, protests, demonstrations, and letters to the editor, to achieve change.
SS.912.C.2.In.i
Identify the expansion of civil rights as reflected in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and its amendments, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
SS.912.C.2.In.j
Identify current public issues in Florida.
SS.912.C.2.In.k
Describe a solution to resolve a public issue.
SS.912.C.2.In.l
Identify the role of television, radio, the press, and the Internet in political communications.
SS.912.C.2.In.m
Identify various forms of political communication, such as campaign advertisements, political speech, and political cartoons, and identify their accuracy or emotional appeal.
SS.912.C.2.In.n
Identify the process and results of an election.
SS.912.C.2.In.o
Identify the role of political parties, special interest groups, and media in shaping public policy.
SS.912.C.2.In.p
Identify the process and results of an election.

Supported

SS.912.C.2.Su.a
Identify the differences between a citizen and a noncitizen.
SS.912.C.2.Su.b
Recognize examples of political participation and civic participation, such as registering to vote, keeping informed, communicating with elected officials, and participating in political campaigns.
SS.912.C.2.Su.c
Recognize examples of political participation and civic participation, such as registering to vote, keeping informed, communicating with elected officials, and participating in political campaigns.
SS.912.C.2.Su.d
Recognize a position on issues that cause the government to balance the interests of individuals with the public good, such as for or against recycling and curfews.
SS.912.C.2.Su.e
Assist with a service project to further the public good, such as at school, community, state, and national levels.
SS.912.C.2.Su.f
Identify a position about individual rights protected by the Constitution and Bill of Rights.
SS.912.C.2.Su.g
Recognize that some rights are limited, such as speech or gun possession.
SS.912.C.2.Su.h
Recognize examples of citizen participation, such as demonstrations, protests, and letters to the editor, to achieve change.
SS.912.C.2.Su.i
Recognize the expansion of civil rights as reflected in the Constitution and its amendments.
SS.912.C.2.Su.j
Recognize current public issues in Florida.
SS.912.C.2.Su.k
Identify a solution to resolve a public issue.
SS.912.C.2.Su.l
Recognize the role of television, radio, and the press in political communications.
SS.912.C.2.Su.m
Recognize a form of political communication, such as a campaign advertisement, political speech, or political cartoon, and identify its emotional appeal.
SS.912.C.2.Su.n
Recognize the campaign, voting, and results of an election.
SS.912.C.2.Su.o
Identify the role of political parties and media in shaping public policy.
SS.912.C.2.Su.p
Recognize the campaign, voting, and results of an election.

Participatory

SS.912.C.2.Pa.a
Recognize a difference between a citizen and a noncitizen.
SS.912.C.2.Pa.b
Recognize ways to participate in the political process.
SS.912.C.2.Pa.c
Recognize ways to participate in the political process.
SS.912.C.2.Pa.d
Recognize an issue that causes the government to balance the interests of individuals with the public good, such as recycling.
SS.912.C.2.Pa.e
Participate in a service project to further the public good, such as at school, community, state, and national levels.
SS.912.C.2.Pa.f
Recognize an individual right protected by the Constitution.
SS.912.C.2.Pa.g
Recognize that rights have limits.
SS.912.C.2.Pa.h
Recognize a demonstration or protest to achieve change.
SS.912.C.2.Pa.i
Recognize examples of civil rights.
SS.912.C.2.Pa.j
Recognize a current public issue in Florida.
SS.912.C.2.Pa.k
Recognize a solution to a public issue.
SS.912.C.2.Pa.l
Recognize forms of political communication, such as television, magazines, or newspapers.
SS.912.C.2.Pa.m
Recognize forms of political communications, such as television, magazines, or newspapers.
SS.912.C.2.Pa.n
Recognize voting and results of an election.
SS.912.C.2.Pa.o
Recognize that media influences government.
SS.912.C.2.Pa.p
Recognize voting and results of an election.

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