SS.7.C.3.4

Identify the relationship and division of powers between the federal government and state governments.

Clarifications

This benchmark is annually evaluated on the Civics End-of-Course Assessment. For more information on how this benchmark is evaluated view the Civics End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications page 55. Additional resources may be found on the FLDOE End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments webpage and the FLDOE Social Studies webpage.

General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 7
Strand: Civics and Government
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
2106015: M/J Civics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
2106016: M/J Civics & Career Planning (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
2106020: M/J Civics, Advanced (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
2106025: M/J Civics, Advanced (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
2106026: M/J Civics, Advanced & Career Planning (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
2106030: M/J Law Studies (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
7821023: Access M/J Civics and Career Planning (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2019, 2019 and beyond)
7821021: Access M/J Civics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond)
2106029: M/J Civics and Digital Technologies (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
2100045: M/J United States History & Civics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.7.C.3.In.d: Identify the relationship of power between the federal and state governments.
SS.7.C.3.Su.d: Recognize the relationship of power between the federal and state governments.
SS.7.C.3.Pa.d: Recognize that governments have different powers.

Related Resources

Vetted resources educators can use to teach the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

Original Student Tutorials

We Have Three Governments?:

In this interactive tutorial, explore the impact of federal, state, and local governments on your daily life.   

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Sunshine State Government:

In this interactive tutorial, explore the state government of Florida and learn how its three branches are modeled after those in the federal government.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Comparing Constitutions: Florida vs. the United States:

In this interactive tutorial, explore the similarities and differences between the federal Constitution of the United States and the state Constitution of Florida.  You'll also learn about our system of federalism and how it is expressed in these Constitutions.  

Type: Original Student Tutorial

We Have Two Governments?:

In this interactive tutorial, you'll learn how and why American citizens are governed by TWO governments which share power: the federal government of the United States and the government of the state in which they live.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Original Student Tutorials Social Studies - Civics - Grades 6-8

Comparing Constitutions: Florida vs. the United States:

In this interactive tutorial, explore the similarities and differences between the federal Constitution of the United States and the state Constitution of Florida.  You'll also learn about our system of federalism and how it is expressed in these Constitutions.  

Sunshine State Government:

In this interactive tutorial, explore the state government of Florida and learn how its three branches are modeled after those in the federal government.

We Have Three Governments?:

In this interactive tutorial, explore the impact of federal, state, and local governments on your daily life.   

We Have Two Governments?:

In this interactive tutorial, you'll learn how and why American citizens are governed by TWO governments which share power: the federal government of the United States and the government of the state in which they live.

Student Resources

Vetted resources students can use to learn the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

Original Student Tutorials

We Have Three Governments?:

In this interactive tutorial, explore the impact of federal, state, and local governments on your daily life.   

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Sunshine State Government:

In this interactive tutorial, explore the state government of Florida and learn how its three branches are modeled after those in the federal government.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Comparing Constitutions: Florida vs. the United States:

In this interactive tutorial, explore the similarities and differences between the federal Constitution of the United States and the state Constitution of Florida.  You'll also learn about our system of federalism and how it is expressed in these Constitutions.  

Type: Original Student Tutorial

We Have Two Governments?:

In this interactive tutorial, you'll learn how and why American citizens are governed by TWO governments which share power: the federal government of the United States and the government of the state in which they live.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Parent Resources

Vetted resources caregivers can use to help students learn the concepts and skills in this benchmark.