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Citizens of the Future

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young sociologists explore how local, state, and federal governments work. This very impressive and ambitious lesson requires pupils to contact government officials who represent them and their families. They research elections, and hold...
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For Teachers K - 12th
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 young scholars to create a country with its own...
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World Hunger - Causes And Solutions

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
An online Sim City type game from the BBC website guides learners to complete a World Food Programme mission. They investigate the causes and of hunger in different parts of the world and then research a particular region's hunger...
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Rights, Responsibilities, and Privileges

For Students 3rd - 6th
Help your pupils become excellent classroom citizens. In small groups, learners discuss the rights they have because of the United States Constitution and come up with examples of privileges and responsibilities.
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What Is Authority?

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Young scholars examine the concepts of power and authority as they begin learning about government in this elementary social studies lesson. Through a series of readings, discussions, and problem solving activities, children learn about...
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Pioneering Principles: Why Character Matters

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What does it mean to "be of good character"? What are the qualities that define such a person? The 1825 Colonization Law of Coahuila y Texas required that all new immigrants into Mexican Texas present documentation that they were of good...
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What Kind of Citizen & Community Member Are You?

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
What makes an ideal citizen? How can we as individuals do to impact our communities in a positive way? Discuss this important concept with your class with an interactive, creative activity and follow-up role play.
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Practice Test: Civic Responsibilities in American Society

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is voting in American democracy a right or privilege? What exactly are civic responsibilities? Here is a 20-question multiple-choice assessment that covers a wide range of items related to civic duty in American society.
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Students, Engage!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Discuss as a class some problems that you would like to see changed in your school or community, and then take action! After your young citizens determine the appropriate steps they should take to accomplish their objectives, they will...
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Citizen Me

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
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...
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Exploring the Duties & Responsibilities of a Citizen

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be an active, responsible citizen in the United States? What citizen requirements are mandated by law? Learners begin by brainstorming the duties of citizenship, and then read and discuss an excerpt from a speech by...
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The Meaning of America: National Identity and Why It Matters

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Combining a close reading of a classic American text with the study of history can be a very powerful strategy, and this is most certainly the case with this resource using Edward Everett Hale's The Man without a Country. Consider themes...
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Campaign Ad Critique

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze current campaign TV ads and literature. They identify the ad by "type." They learn to look beyond the ad to understand its intended purposes and its real content.
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Getting Out the Vote: An Election Day Classroom Experiment

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students explore through a hands-on experiment why voting is important. They examine the potential impact of deciding not to vote. They they have the opportunity to vote in a mock presidential election if they choose to.
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How Laws Are Made

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Students create a graphic organizer to illustrate the steps elected representatives must take to make a new law. Included: Student work sheet and role-play ideas. Students use their graphic organizers to write a paragraph briefly...
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Presidential Election 2000

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the presidential candidates and their election platforms. They further analyze the platforms by creating a chart to determine which candidate most represents his or her beliefs and values.
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Labour Behind the Labels - Business Studies and Citizenship

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The sociology behind the creation of clothes has become quite the controversial topic these days. In many countries people, children included, are often put to work at almost a slave's wages to produce the clothes that people (like us)...
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Discrimination and Media: Focus on Mental Health

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students explore discrimination by the media. In this media awareness lesson, students examine stigmas concerning mental illnesses as they are portrayed in the media.
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You and the Law 2 (in Society and in the Workplace)

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students discuss rights, responsibilities, and freedoms they have as students and citizens, read case studies to examine specific laws that protect citizens in everyday situations, and create and role play situations where rights and...
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Class with Character

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Learners work in groups to brainstorm a list of what they consider to be unfair rules, and then discuss why these rules are necessary. They generate possible classroom rules to promote safety and respect and work as a class to come up...
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I Pledge Allegiance

For Teachers K - 2nd
What does showing respect look like? What behaviors show disrespect? After modeling such behaviors, primary graders create a flag that they hold up while demonstrating respectful behavior as they recite the Pledge of Allegiance. The...
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My Community: Up Close & Personal

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Help your young citizens explore their community in this thorough lesson. They research attributes of their neighborhood and collaborate to design a slide show that features the community. Individually, they design, create, and present a...
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Did Voters Turn Out -- or Are They Turned Off?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
What was the voter turnout at your last state election? Examine voter turnout statistics from the most recent election to learn which ten states have the best turnout record. This lesson plan offers election data, handouts, and worksheets.
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Happy Game: Citizenship

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Play a game to quiz your kids on what they know about citizenship. There are 10 questions that cover topics ranging from responsibility to volunteerism. The game is cute, interactive, and perfect for second through fourth graders.