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Eighth graders research the rights and responsibilities associated with citizenship. In this citizenship instructional activity, 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.
Investigate America's voting process. To develop an understanding on structure and purposes of government your class will by participate in a mock election in groups. They gather information on their fake candidate and promote them to the class. Students create slide shows, analyze good leader characteristics and have candidate debates.