SST-HS.4.02

High School SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 4: Government and Citizenship
Students understand the development, functions, and forms of various political systems and the role of the citizen in government and society.
Historical and Philosophical Foundations

SST-HS.4.02 Compare the nature and source of various types of political entities past and present throughout the world (e.g., ancient Greek and Roman political thought; classical republicans; philosophy of natural rights; limited and unlimited governments; constitutional governments; representative democracy; con-federal, federal, unitary systems of government, and international organizations).

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify the four responsibilities of Government.
  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can compare/contrast different forms of government.
  • I can explain the purposes of government.
  • I can explain the basic features of a state.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can evaluate available resources.
  • I can compare economic systems and relate them to different forms of government.

Product Targets

  • I can create visual representations of different forms of government. (eg. create my own nation)
  • I can
Rubric - Resources

PASTE

Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to Score 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations. -
  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 Standard.” The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations. -
  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 demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content). -
  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 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content). -
  0.5 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but not the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).

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