|Percentage of assessment time in 2010 NAEP civics, by grade and content area|
|Grade 4||Grade 8||Grade 12|
|I.||What are civic life, politics,
|II.||What are the foundations
of the American political system?
|III.||How does the government established
by the Constitution embody the purposes,
values, and principles of American democracy?
|IV.||What is the relationship of the United States
to other nations and to world affairs?
|V.||What are the roles of
citizens in American democracy?
|SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2010 Civics Assessment.|