Citizenship In The Community

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Video: Citizenship In The Community

This program examines the responsibilities of all citizens to make each community the best it can be through community involvement. Students learn the ins and outs of what a citizen is and find out what it takes to be a good one. They will also get tips on how they can get involved as good citizens at home and in their community, and they will explore one of the most valued rights of an American citizen—the right to vote!

Student Application

Find out what being a citizen means and our duties as citizens. Being an American guarantees us certain rights that other countries don't allow.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will understand that being a good citizen is an important aspect of making a community a good place in which to live.
  2. Students will realize that there are many ways to be a good citizen and help the community.
    1. One way for a person to be a good citizen is to volunteer his or her t...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Before viewing the video

    1. Ask for a volunteer to take a note to the office. Request a student to define "volunteer" (one who gives his/her time and ability to help others). Dramatize kinds of classroom volunteers: take a new student to the office, close a window, and play with a new student at reces...

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