What Kind of Citizen Are You?

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Through class discussion and role playing scenarios, scholars share their perspectives regarding what character traits make up an ideal citizen, as well as what constitutes a negative citizen. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a citizenship-themed bulletin board to display the figures created during the brainstorm portion of the lesson; highlight the traits the class deems most important 
  • Post discussion questions on a classroom blog, and instruct pupils to answer each question then reply to their peers responses 
  • Take steps to start a service learning project that addresses the community problem your class finds is in highest need 
Classroom Considerations

  • The resource is the last of six lesson plans focused on citizenship 
  • Some role play scenarios use language not generally used at school 
Pros

  • Provides a teacher note to support inclusion and open dialogue during discussion    
  • Encourages becoming active in one's community to make a positive change    
Cons

  • None