We found 408 resources with the concept citizenship
Carlos VaqueranoLesson Planet
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed
New ReviewAn 11-minute video shines a spotlight on Carlos Vaquerano, an El Salvadorian who made his way to the United States of America at the age of 15 to escape the dangers that took over his country. Interviews detail how and why Vaquerano left...
Sortify: U.S. CitizenshipLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What is the difference between a right and a responsibility? Scholars consider the question while sorting characteristics of citizenship into buckets using a video game. After playing, class members see how effectively they sorted the...
What Is the Value of Your Citizenship?Lesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
What does it mean to be a citizen? Who is allowed to become a citizen? Learners consider how countries around the world answered these questions, while they examine the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Materials include a case...
The Story of Earth DayLesson Planet
27 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How is the Constitution related to Earth Day? While the connection may not be apparent to all pupils, our Founding Fathers dealt with environmental issues such as pollution and disease, leading to public efforts to clean up the water in...
The Fourteenth AmendmentLesson Planet
24 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What does equal protection under the law mean? This right is given to Americans thanks to the Fourteenth Amendment, although historical events and Supreme Court cases have led to its refinement over the years. A video resource traces the...
Supreme Court Spotlight: Dred Scott v. SandfordLesson Planet
2 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Life was precarious for free and enslaved African Americans, as demonstrated by the tragic Dred Scott decision. The Supreme Court case not only denied an enslaved man's petition for freedom, but also claimed that African Americans—free...
An Introduction to Human Rights and ResponsibilitiesLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
How are your students' rights protected? What are their responsibilities in protecting the rights of others? A lesson on human rights and the responsibilities therein introduces class members to the concepts of global citizenship,...
Speaking & Listening: 4th Grade ELA Common CoreLesson Planet
4th CCSS: Adaptable
Reinforce speaking and listening skills with a collection created for the fourth grade scholar in mind. Pupils take part in an assortment of lesson plans designed to meet Common Core's speaking and listening standards. Be sure to check out each resource, as most can be implemented at any time of the year, as well as the notes section to discover which standards the resource addresses.
Life for German Youth in the 1930s: Education, Propaganda, Conformity, and ObedienceLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The German youth faced an onslaught of propaganda when they went to school, thanks to the Nazi regime led by Hitler during World War II. Pupils relate their education experiences to German youth by analyzing primary source readings,...
Active Citizenship in After SchoolLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Active citizenship is the bedrock of any great democracy. Continue the trend by teaching the next generation about voting rights and the functions of elections in society. The variety of activities in the resource includes a human...
Congress's Territorial Powers, Implied Powers, Citizenship, and the BureaucracyLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
An informative resource gives scholars a look into why the US Constitution placed certain federal powers over that of the state. A variety of activities about constitutional clauses helps to create meaningful learning.
The Meaning of America: Self-CommandLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Even for one of the most accomplished men in American history, there was room for improvement. Challenge high schoolers to use Benjamin Franklin's Project for Moral Perfection to analyze text, make inferences, connect to historical...
A Lesson on Benjamin Franklin’s “Project for Moral Perfection”Lesson Planet
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Benjamin Franklin identified 13 virtues that he felt would strengthen his character if he could focus on each one. A thorough lesson explores high schoolers' personal values in the context of their lives, and compels them to strive for...
Create a Volunteer SpiritLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Motivate young citizens to make a positive difference through volunteering. Scholars examine the local and school community to discover ways the class, as a whole, can volunteer their time to help one or the other, then reflect on their...