This webquest is intended for middle school students in grades 6-8.
This webquest addresses the standard, indicator, and objective from the Maryland Voluntary State Curriculum
The student will understand the historical development and current status of the fundamental concepts and processes of authority, power, and influence, with particular emphasis on the democratic skills and attiudes necessary to become responsible citizens
The student will analyze historic documents to determine the basic principles of the United States government and apply them to real-world situations (1.1.1)
I. Identify the rights of citizens in the Bill of Rights and how these rights protect the citizens and limit the power of government.
Core Learning Goal
(1) The student will analyze historic documents to determine the basic principles of the United States government and apply them to real-world situations.
(2) The student will evaluate the degree to which the principles of government assist or impede the functioning of government and protect the rights of individuals and groups.
(3) The student will evaluate the roles and policies the United States has assumed regarding public issues.