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SS.7.C.2.13 - Understanding Issues through Multiple Perspectives

Reporting Category 1: Origins and Purposes of Law and Government

Reporting Category 1: General

Enlightenment Ideas: SS.7.C.1.1

Impact of Key Documents: SS.7.C.1.2

English Policies: SS.7.C.1.3

Declaration of Independence: SS.7.C.1.4

Articles of Confederation: SS.7.C.1.5

Preamble of the Constitution: SS.7.C.1.6

Separation of Powers and Checks & Balances: SS.7.C.1.7

Federalists and Anti-Federalists: SS.7.C.1.8

Rule of Law: SS.7.C.1.9

Sources & Types of Laws: SS.7.C.3.10

Reporting Category 2: Roles, Rights, and Responsibilities of Citizens

Reporting Category 2: General

Citizenship: SS.7.C.2.1

Obligations of Citizens: SS.7.C.2.2

Bill of Rights & Other Amendments: SS.7.C.2.4

Constitutional Safeguards & Limits: SS.7.C.2.5

Constitutional Rights: SS.7.C.3.6

13th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 24th, & 26th Amendments: SS.7.C.3.7

Landmark Supreme Court Cases: SS.7.C.3.12

Reporting Category 3: Government Policies and Political Processes

Reporting Category 3: General

Political Parties: SS.7.C.2.8

Qualifications for Political Office: SS.7.C.2.9

Monitoring & Influencing Government: SS.7.C.2.10

Media & Political Communications: SS.7.C.2.11

Public Policy: SS.7.C.2.12

Multiple Perspectives: SS.7.C.2.13

U.S. Domestic & Foreign Policy: SS.7.C.4.1

Participation in International Organizations: SS.7.C.4.2

U.S. & International Conflicts: SS.7.C.4.3

Reporting Category 4: Organization and Function of Government

Reporting Category 4: General

Forms of Government: SS.7.C.3.1

Systems of Government: SS.7.C.3.2

Three Branches of Government: SS.7.C.3.3

Federalism: SS.7.C.3.4

Amendment Process: SS.7.C.3.5

Structure, Function, & Processes of Government: SS.7.C.3.8

Court System: SS.7.C.3.11

United States & Florida Constitutions: SS.7.C.3.13

Government Obligations & Services: SS.7.C.3.14

What You Need to Know:

Student Reading Review for SS.7.C.2.13

Examine multiple perspectives on public and current issues.


Benchmark Clarifications:

  • Students will identify groups that influence public perspectives. Read more!
  • Students will use scenarios to understand the reaction or perspective of different groups. Read more!
  • Students will examine how multiple perspectives shape participation in the political process. Read more!

Example One (Low Complexity)

Which option represents a way that multiple perspectives are reflected in political participation?

A. public meetings

B. press conference

C. legislative sessions

D. State of the Union address


Example Two (Moderate Complexity)

The headline below describes an event in U.S. history.

C213 Moderate

Which public policy view is reflected in the headline?

A. racial discrimination

B. racial prejudice

C. racial tolerance

D. racial equality


Example Three (High Complexity)

Below are views for and against publicly funded elections.

C213 High

Which conclusions can be drawn from these views?

A. Running an election campaign takes many taxpayers.

B. Campaigning for elected office requires many opinions.

C. Campaigning for elected office takes a large amount of time.

D. Running an election campaign requires a large sum of money.


C.2.13 - Vocabulary


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Textbook Review


Chapter 10, Section 3 - p. 259-261

Chapter 11, Section 2 - p. 278-281