SS.3.C.3.1

Identify the levels of government (local, state, federal).
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 3
Strand: Civics and Government
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5021050: Social Studies Grade 3 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
7721014: Access Social Studies - Grade 3 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.3.C.3.In.0: Recognize leaders of local, state, and federal government, such as the mayor, governor, and president.
SS.3.C.3.Su.0: Recognize a leader of local, state, or federal government, such as the mayor, governor, or president.
SS.3.C.3.Pa.0: Recognize a leader in government, such as a president.

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Lesson Plan

Our United States Government: What's the Main Idea?:

In this lesson, students will learn to determine the main idea by identifying the main topic and key details of informational text. They will use that information to create trading cards about the three levels of government and write an informative paragraph summarizing what they've learned.

Type: Lesson Plan

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