SS.7.C.4.2

Recognize government and citizen participation in international organizations.

Clarifications

Examples are United Nations, NATO, Peace Corps, World Health Organization, World Trade Organization, International Court of Justice.

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 pages 72-73. 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.
2106010: M/J Civics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2106015: M/J Civics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2106016: M/J Civics & Career Planning (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2106020: M/J Civics, Advanced (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2106025: M/J Civics, Advanced (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2106026: M/J Civics, Advanced & Career Planning (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
7821023: Access M/J Civics and Career Planning (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2019, 2019 and beyond (current))
7821021: Access M/J Civics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond (current))
2104010: M/J Engaged Citizenship through Service Learning 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2104020: M/J Engaged Citizenship through Service Learning 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2106029: M/J Civics and Digital Technologies (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2100045: M/J United States History & Civics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
2104040: M/J Emerging Leaders (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.7.C.4.In.b: Identify ways the United States works with other nations through international organizations, such as the United Nations, Peace Corps, and World Health Organization.
SS.7.C.4.Su.b: Recognize that the United States assists other nations, such as providing aid through the United Nations and Peace Corps.
SS.7.C.4.Pa.b: Recognize that the United States helps other countries.

Related Resources

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

Lesson Plan

Government and Citizen Participation in International Organizations:

In this lesson from the Florida Joint Center for Citizenship (FJCC) students learn about major international organizations, their work and how countries or citizens can participate or support them. Learning goals are based on the benchmark clarifications for the aligned standard.

  • Students will identify major international organizations in which government plays a role.
  • Students will recognize that international organizations may be located in the United States.
  • Students will describe ways that individual citizens and government can seek participation in international organizations.
  • Students will examine the ways that government and individuals may support international organizations.

This resource includes a lesson plan, a “Civics on Demand” video for teachers that provides an introduction to the aligned standard, FJCC created civics assessment items and additional resources.

To access this resource, teachers will need to sign-in to the FJCC website when prompted. Creating an account is free.

Type: Lesson Plan

Original Student Tutorial

International Organizations:

Learn about the international organizations with which the United States government and its citizens are involved. You'll learn about intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, and the United Nations.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

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

International Organizations:

Learn about the international organizations with which the United States government and its citizens are involved. You'll learn about intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, and the United Nations.

Student Resources

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Original Student Tutorial

International Organizations:

Learn about the international organizations with which the United States government and its citizens are involved. You'll learn about intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, and the United Nations.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Parent Resources

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