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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 17 Views 67 Downloads
Just a Spoonful of Rights Makes the Responsibility Go 'Round-Part I
Young scholars learn about the relationship between rights and responsibilities. In this rights and responsibilities lesson plan, 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 13 Views 19 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 5 Views 27 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 8 Downloads
New Review Citizen Me
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 3 Views 6 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 60 Views 56 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 9 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The ABCs of Citizenship
In this lesson, students read the book that focuses on the ascpects of citizenship/ Students imagine a scene in which each statement is actually happening. Students descirbe rights, repsonisbilities. Assess students by asking what is the difference between rights, responsibility and priviliege.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 12 Views 70 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 10 Views 8 Downloads
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 50 Views 272 Downloads
Human Rights And Civil Rights
Students discuss concepts of rights and responsibilities, review Bill of Rights and Universal Declaration of Human Rights, discuss Civil Rights Movement, and list categories of rights. Students then view and take notes on Ralph Bunche documentary, research beliefs and tactics of leaders of Civil Rights Movement, and research present-day human rights campaign.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 34 Downloads
Just a Spoonful of Rights Makes the Responsibility Go 'Round
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. For this service learning lesson, students define rights and responsibilities. Students discuss the role of philanthropy in contributing to the common good. They also review historical documents that secure the rights of citizens.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 7 Views 12 Downloads
I Like Me and I Like You
Students use the book "I Like Me!" to create a context for investigating self-concept (how one feels about self). They have the objective of realizing their rights and responsibilities. Students work in small groups conducting interviews to gather information about one another to build interpersonal communication skills.
K - 4th Social Studies & History 9 Views 103 Downloads
Students explore the concept of civic virtue in a democratic state. In this democracy lesson, students listen to John F. Kennedy's inaugural speech, read selections on democracy, and discuss the importance of civic rights and responsibilities.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
FROM STUDENT TO GLOBAL CITIZEN
Students develop an awareness of citizenship and how it's defined globally. They explore the cultural diversity of different types of communities around the world. In addition, they assess the rights and responsibilities that are associated with global citizenship and global concerns.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 56 Downloads
Unit 8: Ordinary People-Extraordinary Impact
Young scholars 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
Human Rights & Equal Opportunity Commission
Pupils consider what human rights are. They comprehend the origins of modern human rights. Students appreciate the meaning and significance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. They appreciate the relationship between rights and responsibilities.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 11 Views 65 Downloads