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What rights and responsibilities do we exercise as citizens of not only the United States, but in the communities of our homes, schools, and state? How are some individual rights really disguised as responsibilities? Here is a nice activity for your young learners to understand the breadth of what it means to be a citizen.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Living in a Digital World
What does it mean to be a good digital citizen? Is it the same as face-to-face communication? In small groups, learners discuss the differences between digital and non digital life, how they are different and what each environment can offer.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills 76 Views 66 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Wanted! A Few Good Friends
What are your scholars' rights and responsibilities? As part of a larger unit, this lesson references past activities. Use the discussion prompts to help scholars recall school rules, then read Lily's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes (available online).
1st - 3rd Language Arts 17 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Examine citizenship and the rights and responsibilities that come along with it. Discuss civic values, compare requirements for citizenship today with those from 1896, and lead your students to create a country with its own citizenship rules.
K - 12th Social Studies & History 73 Views 284 Downloads
Unit 8: Ordinary People-Extraordinary Impact
Students explore, brainstorm and assess the roles they play in their community, their rights and responsibilities as citizens, as well as the impact they can have on their local communities and globally by the choices they make. They participate in a local community service project with global connections.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 4 Views 47 Downloads
New Review Using Historic Digital Newspapers for National History Day
Your learners will take a trip through history as they peruse through historic digitalized newspapers, reading real articles from such historical periods in the United States as the Temperance movement and passage of the Thirteenth Amendment.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
Eighth graders research the rights and responsibilities associated with citizenship. In this citizenship lesson, 8th graders determine what the rights and responsibilities are for members of the United States. They write paragraphs that tell how the rights and responsibilities of US citizens affect the country.
8th Social Studies & History 22 Views 69 Downloads
Rights and Responsibilities
Start a discussion about individual rights and responsibilities with your class. As they will find out there is a difference between a person's rights and their responsibilities. Included are four discussion questions, activity instructions, and 18 rights and responsibilities which can be cut and pasted onto a poster during discussion.
2nd - 5th All 12 Views 9 Downloads
Rights and Responsibilities - Part 2
Citizenship and basic human rights are the focus of the instructional activity presented here. In it, learners compile a basic list of human rights, then access a website in order to complete some activities that are based on rights and responsibilities.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 12 Downloads
Roles, Rights, and Responsibilities of Community Members
Students identify the roles, rights and responsibilities of a specific community. They conduct research, brainstorm ideas and prepare an illustrated booklet to present the gathered information.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
"Father" of Our Country vs. "Father" of the Bill of Rights
Students examine the relevance of the Bill of Rights. For this Bill of Rights lesson, students study the parts of the Constitution and the ten amendments. They investigate the rights and responsibilities that accompany being an American. They compare George Washington with George Mason using a T-chart.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 14 Views 64 Downloads
Rights and Responsibilities
Discuss the differences between rights and responsibilities with your class. Various topics are covered in relation to how each is a right or a responsibility, then several thinking questions are posed. Use to start a class discussion or as daily writing prompts.
3rd - 5th All 3 Views 19 Downloads
Students examine six victims of a crime. They role play characters in the scenario and relate feelings as the scene develops. they brainstorm and role play strategies to increase understanding of the rights and responsibilities of citizens in society.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Just a Spoonful of Rights Makes the Responsibility Go 'Round-Part I
Students learn about the relationship between rights and responsibilities. In this rights and responsibilities activity, students look at how citizen have responsibilities for each right that they receive. They learn related vocabulary after watching a skit that leads them to an understanding of the concepts.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 14 Views 21 Downloads
Using Mahatma Gandhi's Swaraj and Satyagraha Ideals in the Classroom
Students write definitions of swaraj and satyahraha as presented by Mahatma Gandhi, and how they pertain to them in the classroom. In this Gandhi lesson plan, students determine the rights and responsibilities they have and how to solve conflicts with each other in the classroom.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 27 Downloads
Bill of Rights: Rights and Responsibilities
Young scholars explore the meaning of freedom. In this U.S. History lesson, students research the Declaration of Independence and how it relates to American freedom by completing activities and a mock trial.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 227 Downloads
Rights and Responsibilities
Middle and high schoolers engage in a lesson about rights and responsibilities, and the differences between them. After a class discussion, pupils break off into pairs and come up with mimes that respect or abuse a specific right such as; the right to an education, or a right to privacy.
7th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 23 Downloads