SST-05.4.01

5th Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 4: Political Systems

SST-05.4.01 Identify the roles, rights, and responsibilities of U.S. citizens in a democratic society(e.g. the responsibility to pay taxes, the responsibility to sit on a jury).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • can name five responsibilities of a US citizen.
  • I can understand my rights guaranteed to me by the US Constitution.
  • I can identify the roles, rights, and responsibilities of U.S. citizens in a democratic society.  

Reasoning Targets

  • can use the Constitution to analyze the roles, rights, and responsibilities of citizens in our country. 

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • can model different ways to be a responsible citizen. 

Proficiency Rubric

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to a 3.0, the student identifies an extensive variety of roles, rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizens in a democratic society. -
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0 The student identifies the roles, rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizens in a democratic society (e.g. the responsibility to pay taxes, the responsibility to sit on a jury).  No major errors or omissions.   -
  2.5 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0 The student identifies a limited variety of roles, rights, and responsibilities of U.S. citizens in a democratic society.  However, the student exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes.   -
  1.5 The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0 The student identifies an insufficient variety or no roles, rights, and responsibilities of U.S. citizens in a democratic society.   -
  0.5 The student is unable to demonstrate any understanding of roles, rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizens in a democratic society.  

Resources

Websites

Discovery Education

Elementary Social Studies 

Parents Helping Students 

Helping Your Child With Social Studies

5th Grade Social Studies

 

Vocabulary

  • role
  • responsibility
  • citizen
  • democratic society

 

 

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