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31 resources with the keyterm civic responsibility

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Responsibility Launcher

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Here is a fun online game that will acquaint your young learners with a wide range of civic duties, such as voting, obtaining information to remain an informed citizen, jury duty, and getting an education.
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We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Robert Coles’ The Story of Ruby Bridges forms the basis of this powerful cross-curricular study of civic education and civic responsibility. Class members consider how the book presents authority, responsibility, justice, and privacy.....
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George Washington & Civic Virtue: The Necessary Elements of the Republic

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars examine the character of George Washington. In this George Washington activity, students read "Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior,"  Washington's First Inaugural Address, and his Farewell Address. Young scholars use the...
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Acting for the Common Goods

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The first of a three-part series on bullying, this plan has class members present skits about bullying, write and sign an anti-bullying pledge, and complete a service project. For the skit, learners use information from previous lessons...
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Around Your School - Bonding Students to Staff

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in an interview of a school employee. In this interview lesson, students develop appropriate interview questions and carry out an interview of a school employee to show that all jobs well done is worthy of respect....
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World War II on the Home Front: Civic Responsibility

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore World War II. In this World War II lesson, students discover how volunteerism demonstrates civic responsibility. The lesson uses World War II-era posters to appeal to the learners and help them to understand the...
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We Are the Government

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students read primary documents to find the motivations of the founding fathers of the United States. In this primary documents lesson, students discuss the meaning of the Preamble to the Constitution, read parts of the Constitution...
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Air Pollution and Asthma (11th Grade)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is the air quality index? Start by discussing pollution and air quality with your budding environmentalists. A list of instructional activities are provided here from inviting a guest speaker into your classroom to discussing...
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Fame, Fortune, and Philanthropy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
With your middle schoolers, develop concepts such as philanthropy, civic responsibility, community service, and common good. Discuss famous philanthropists and what we can each give of our time, talent and treasure to better our...
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Service Learning

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the value in helping others.  In this ethics instructional activity, students use videos, worksheets, Internet articles and group discussion to develop a personal perspective on what it means to help others.
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The Mayor Speaks to the Class About City Government

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate politics by speaking to the Mayor of their city. In this local politician lesson, students listen as the Mayor speaks in front of them in their class and ask the Mayor questions about his daily duties. Students write...
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Ocean Pollution

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore ocean pollution.  In this ecology lesson plan, students view a video entitled This Pretty Planet and identify common biodegradable products. Students participate in activities designed to simulate the negative effects of...
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I am a Hero for Animals!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the humane treatment of animals. In this character development and civic responsibility lesson, students define "hero" and brainstorm related attributes. Middle schoolers complete an action plan using the...
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Treasure Chest for Change

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students fill treasure chests. In this Holocaust lesson, students participate in an activity that requires them to find the value in everyday items.
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My Promise

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students define their own civic responsibility and create a PowerPoint presentation about their volunteer efforts. In this civic responsibility lesson, students define the word volunteer and read an article about a volunteer in their...
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Mystery of the Maya

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars research the Mayan civilization and complete an artifact dig. In this archeology lesson, students watch an IMAX video about the Mayan civilization. Young scholars discuss archaeology related vocabulary and then work in...
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Wall of Philanthropists: King Day (7th)

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students recognize the importance of justice, tolerance, equality, and historical figures. In this philanthropic actions lesson, students study the philanthropic actions of historical figures, and learn about the concepts of fairness,...
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Worthless to Priceless: It's All Relative

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read an Indian folktale and study capital in economic systems and trade economies. In this capital lesson, students watch a clip from "Jerry Maguire," define capital, and study the worksheet about trade. Students brainstorm...
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Acting it Out

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore responsible behavior. In this character education lesson, students work in groups to act out scenarios using or disregarding responsible behavior. Middle schoolers discuss personal feelings and consequences of...
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My Civic Responsibility

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze citizenship. In this civics lesson, students discuss citizenship and write about the type of citizen they would like to be. Students work in groups to create a video that inspires viewers to address a local issue and...
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We Are a Comm-un-it-y. I've Got All My Classmates with Me-Part I

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the meaning of community. In this community lesson plan, students look at the concepts of civic engagement, civic responsibility, and common good. They determine how a classroom is a community and the need for having...
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What is Democracy?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the facets of democracy. In this civic responsibility lesson, students create a definition of democracy and discuss the difference between a spectator and a participatory citizen. Students discuss whose responsibility...
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Social Studies: 9/11 Banners

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the history of flags and design banners for their communities. their designs reflect sentiments shaped by the events of 9/11. In addition, they write phrases beginning with, "being an American means..." Students...
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What Would Moses, Jesus, Mohammed, Budha and Krishna Say?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers compare and contrast five different religions and the views that their leaders have in regard to civic responsibility and philanthropy. They choose one of the five leaders and write a letter outlining their perception of...