Principles and Documents of Government
Resources cannot be aligned to this standard, browse sub-standards to find lessons.
Explain why government is necessary in the classroom, school, community, state and nation and the basic purposes of government in Pennsylvania and the United States.
Identify portions of famous speeches and writings that reflect the basic principles and ideals of government (e.g., “I have a dream,” Reverend Martin Luther King; “One small step for mankind,” Neil Armstrong).
Identify ways courts resolve conflicts involving principles and ideals of government.
Identify symbols and political holidays.
Explain the importance of respect for the property and the opinions of others.