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Analyze the ideas (natural rights, role of the government) and complaints set forth in the Declaration of Independence.

Lesson Plan

SS.7.C.1.4 Lesson Plan: The Declaration of Independence.docx.pdf

Benchmark Content Resources for Teachers

Civics On Demand—An Introduction to Benchmark Based Content for Teachers

SS.7.C.1.4 Highlights: Declaration of Independence.ppt

Florida Joint Center for Citizenship Civics Assessment Items

Each benchmark assessment bank includes items aligned to low, moderate, and high complexity.

SS.7.C.1.4 Questions.docx
SS.7.C.1.4 Answers.xslx
SS.7.C.1.4 Questions and Answers with Explanations.docx
Escambia-FJCC Civics Review Site Items Escambia.pdf

Civics End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications from FLDOE

SS.7.C.1.4 Benchmark Specifications.pdf
SS.7.C.1.4 Item Specification Review.pdf

Additional Resources to Support this Benchmark

The Avalon Project at Yale Law School
Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
The Center for the Teaching of American History
Library of Congress
National Archives
Our Documents
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