Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   4  
  EALR:   1. CIVICS The student understands and applies knowledge of government, law, politics, and the nation's fundamental documents to make decisions about local, national, and international issues and to demonstrate thoughtful, participatory citizenship.  
  Component:   1.4 Understands civic involvement.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   1.4.1 Understands that civic participation involves being informed about public issues and voting in elections.  
 
 
Examples
-Explains that reading the newspaper or watching the news can help a citizen stay informed about public issues.
-Explains that attending a town meeting can help a citizen stay informed about public issues.
-Explains why voting is a civic duty.
Suggested Unit
  • WA—Being Citizens in Washington