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From America, With Love

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the experiences of specific immigrant groups in the United States. Letters are written from imaginary immigrants to relatives in their countries of origin, including historically accurate details.
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Voting and US Resident Aliens

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the process of voting.  In this American Government instructional activity, 12th graders evaluate the arguments for and against alien voting.  Students participate in a debate on voting rights.  
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Birth and Death Rates in European countries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the world as a global community and the social implications. They construct graphs to represent data, interpret diagrams and draw inferences.Students create a report, which could lead to a class discussion.
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Thomas Jefferson's Concept of America

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students study Thomas Jefferson's concept of America. They read a chapter from the book, Thomas Jefferson's America, and discuss its main events comparing it to current events. Role-playing a citizen from the 1790s, they write a letter...
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Citizen Participation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast political parties and interest groups. They examine the role citizens play in how to improve the community. They develop a survey to determine the needs and services opportunities in their community.
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The Influence of Citizen Action

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners brainstorm a list of items citizens can do to influence or change their government. In groups, they identify the reasons why it is important to vote and why they have a right to protest. They also write a letter to their...
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Measuring Civic Engagement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars begin the lesson by defining what a citizen is in today's society. In groups, they brainstorm a list of qualities and responsibilites a good citizen should have. They also develop and give a survey that measures the amount...
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Action and Voice: Active or Passive

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars discuss the different levels of political participation. They use the internet to search for information on candidates and to review their websites. They write a summary based on the class's discussion.
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Statue of Liberty

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students research information about the Statue of Liberty.  In this American history lesson, students conduct research pertaining to the Statue of Liberty.  Students create a large portfolio that shows what they learned through the...
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Settling Down in a New Country

For Students 3rd
In this immigration worksheet, 3rd graders discuss factors of moving to a new place. Students read quotes, view pictures with descriptions and pretend to interview a migrant.
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How to Be a Good Citizen

For Students 5th - 8th
In this citizenship worksheet, students learn about what it means to be a good citizen. They then answer the 20 questions on the worksheet. The answers are on the last page.
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Monitoring Urban Sprawl

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders predict population and urban sprawl in a city for future planning. They interview classmates for survey information and discuss the community of High Point, NC and what changes mean to its citizens and city planners.
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A Dictionary of Democracy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create dictionary of terms for citizens of a democracy, using events and biographies from both their state's history and U.S. history.
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For Students 3rd - 8th
In this citizens learning exercise, students answer short answer questions about what it means to be a citizen and answer questions about Susan B. Anthony and Charles Curtis. Students complete 6 questions total.
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Volunteering is Fun

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students discover their role in a community. In this social studies lesson, students  participate in a scenario as a person within a community. Students discuss what makes a citizen a good citizen. Additionally, students explore the...
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Oregon's Initiative Process

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine Oregon's Initiative Process. For this American History lesson, 8th graders analyze primary sources.  Students create a power point presentation. 
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The National Motto

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine the meaning of the national motto, "In God We Trust." In this national motto instructional activity, 2nd graders explain some of the reasons why people selected the motto for the nation after viewing and discussing...
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Government: The Power Grab

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to identify the departments and agencies within the executive branch that enforce energy policy. They are able to describe potential concerns that the executive branch must address when developing energy policy.
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Citizen Me

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine what it means to be a citizen. Using the Constitution, they discover the functions and purpose of government. They compare and contrast the difference between a democracy and a monarchy. As a class, they discuss...
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Selfless -- Selfish

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pupils discuss and illustrate concepts of selflessness and selfishness. They identify any act of selflessness in a performed story. They also list examples of acts of selflessness that can improve the quality of life.
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Participating in the Political Process

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain why it is important to participate in government, and name at least three ways citizens can participate.
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Rights and Responsibilities

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students focus on the rights and responsibilities of being an American citizen as they develop a T-chart and discuss the topic.
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Writing and Oral History Narrative

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students interview elder community citizens then write the narrative of their interviews, then peer edit the narratives, correct them, and finally compile all of them in a book.
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Using Your Community as a Learning Resource

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students define what a community is, identify the different aspects/resources of their community, and research topics using the various resources in their community.