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Indiana Sixth Grade Standard 7 Resources

Sixth Grade Civics

Standard 7 (Essential Standard)

Examine ways that state and national government affects the everyday lives of people in the United States.

Lesson: What was the first national government like?

  • Lesson Plan [Word] [PDF]
  • Reading Exercise “The impact of local, state, and national governments on the people” [Word] [PDF]
  • Venn Diagram [PDF]

Inquiry-Based Assessment Question:

In a healthy democracy, it’s important that citizens and the government interact. How do people engage with the government? 



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