Citizenship: Exhibiting Responsible Citizenship

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Don't let one more crime go unreported! Four activities make up a character education lesson designed to test and reinforce observation skills, and inform scholars about the process of reporting crimes, as well as any possible safety concerns.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Send a copy of the third page home so learners and their families are better prepared to report a crime 
  • Pose scenarios as separate blog posts to which learners respond with their hypothetical actions 
  • Role play how to calmly report a crime by calling 911
Classroom Considerations

  • Stress the importance of safety throughout the lesson; make class members aware that reporting crimes is serious and should not be taken lightly 
  • Coordinate with a volunteer when to act out the classroom crime
Pros

  • Highlights the importance of staying aware of one's surroundings 
Cons

  • None