This presentation will help 5th grade students master the way the Constitution protects citizens rights, the amendment process, and how the US maintains a representative democracy.
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SS5CG1 The student will explain how a citizen’s rights are protected under the U.S. Constitution.
a. Explain the responsibilities of a citizen.
b. Explain the freedoms granted and rights protected by the Bill of Rights.
c. Explain the concept of due process of law and describe how the U.S. Constitution protects a citizen’s rights by due process.
SS5CG2 The student will explain the process by which amendments to the U.S. Constitution are made.
a. Explain the amendment process outlined in the Constitution.
b. Describe the purpose for the amendment process.
SS5CG3 The student will explain how amendments to the U. S. Constitution have maintained a representative democracy.
a. Explain the purpose of the 12th and 17th amendments.
b. Explain how voting rights were protected by the 15th, 19th, 23rd, 24th , and 26th amendments.