2nd Grade Social Studies Standards - Governance and Civics
Links verified 1/1/2015
2.4.1a Order and Security - Recognize how groups and organizations encourage unity and work with diversity to maintain order and security. 2.4.1b Government Function - Identify functions of governments. 2.4.1c Community Government - Be aware that every community has some form of governance. 2.4.1d Establish Order - Describe how governments establish order, provide security, and manage conflict. 2.4.2a Community Needs - Know that communities have different laws depending on the needs and problems of their community. 2.4.2b Tennessee Laws - Recognize people who make laws and people who enforce them in Tennessee. 2.4.2c Election and Appointment - Identify ways that public officials are selected, including election and appointment. 2.4.2d Leaders of Government - Distinguish among local, state, and national government and identify representative leaders at these levels such as mayor, governor, and president. 2.4.3a Good Citizenship - Identify characteristics of good citizenship such as establishing beliefs in justice, truth, equality, and responsibility for the common good. 2.4.3b Qualities - Identify qualities of good citizenship. 2.4.3c Examples - Identify ordinary people who exemplify good citizenship. 2.4.4a Governmental Services - Identify some governmental services in the community such as the libraries, schools, and parks, and explain their value to the community. 2.4.4b Financial Support - Explain how citizens fund various community services. 2.4.4c Patriotic Symbols - Explain the meaning of selected patriotic symbols and landmarks of Tennessee.