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Exploring the Duties & Responsibilities of a Citizen

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be an active, responsible citizen in the United States? What citizen requirements are mandated by law? Learners begin by brainstorming the duties of citizenship, and then read and discuss an excerpt from a speech by...
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Responsibilities of Citizens: Sample Test Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Impress upon your learners the importance of civic duty, and explore the privileges and responsibilities to support the general welfare that comes with citizenship. Here is a 20-question, multiple choice assessment that will help get you...
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Citizenship and the 14th Amendment: Does it Need Revision?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Immigration and citizenship is a hot topic in today's society. Engage in a spirited and educated debate with your class on these topics through an essential question: Does the Fourteenth Amendment need revision? Your critical thinkers...
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Congress's Territorial Powers, Implied Powers, Citizenship, and the Bureaucracy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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.
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Citizenship and Elections: The Importance of a Ballot

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Approximately 58 prcent of those eligible voted in the 2016 US Presidential election. In an attempt to impress upon learners the importance of voting and voting rights, class members examine primary source documents related to the...
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The Kite Runner: Citizenship Test

For Students 9th - 12th
Could you pass a citizenship test? As part of their study of Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner and the immigrant experience, class members are presented with a sample citizenship test.
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Citizenship Schools and Civic Education During the Civil Rights Movement and in the Present

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Your young historians will discover the importance that citizenship education has played in the social progress of the United States as they learn about early efforts to discourage African Americans from voting in the 1960s.
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My Community: Up Close & Personal

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Help your young citizens explore their community in this thorough lesson. They research attributes of their neighborhood and collaborate to design a slide show that features the community. Individually, they design, create, and present a...
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Citizenship Worksheet 2 - A Government of Laws

For Students 8th - 9th
In this citizenship and government laws worksheet, students identify what the United States government provides for its citizens, the foundations of that government, the principles of the Constitution, any amendments to the Constitution,...
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Senior Citizens Day

For Students 7th - 8th
In this senior citizens day worksheet, students read or listen to a passage, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct words, unscramble words and sentences, put sentences in correct order, write discussion questions and...
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Adjustments and Readjustments: Education for Global Citizenship

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Students analyze essays on differing philosophies of life. In this global citizenship lesson plan, students determine the rhetorical techniques used in essays as they read four sample writings, then create their own essay which...
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Becoming a Voter

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What are the requirements to register to vote in the United States? Young citizens evaluate this process by working with handouts, informational texts, discussion, and research, as well as complete a sample voter registration form.
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Labour Behind the Labels - Business Studies and Citizenship

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The sociology behind the creation of clothes has become quite the controversial topic these days. In many countries people, children included, are often put to work at almost a slave's wages to produce the clothes that people (like us)...
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Creative Citizenship

For Teachers 10th
Interested in project based learning? Check out this project idea designed for high school sophomores that asks groups to create an illustrated book to teach fifth graders about citizenship.
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Civics Test for Citizenship: History and Government (51-100)

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Use this presentation to help English learners prepare for their upcoming citizenship test. It includes questions 51-100 from the History and Government section of the exam (questions 1-50 can be found in a different presentation, linked...
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Civics Test for Citizenship: History and Government, 100 Questions

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Use this thorough presentation to help your English Learners prepare for their citizenship. Covering questions 1-51 from a History and Government practice test, these slides could be a great resource for those who are working to become...
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Citizens of the Future

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young sociologists explore how local, state, and federal governments work. This very impressive and ambitious lesson requires pupils to contact government officials who represent them and their families. They research elections, and hold...
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Citizenship Worksheet 3 - How the Government Works

For Students 8th - 9th
In this government and citizenship learning exercise, students learn the duties and responsibilities of the three branches of government and the system of checks and balances.
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Constitution Basics and Political Spectrum

For Students 10th - 12th
Have learners try their hands at an online quiz. There are 32 multiple choice questions all related to the three branches of the US government. Questions regarding US economics are also included. 
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Citizen Kane

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What's your favorite movie? Citizen Kane (1941) leads off a playlist on film criticism playlist that examines films that hold up due to their historical context and/or quality and deserve a spot on a best films list.
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Civil Rights: US History

For Teachers 10th Standards
To gain an understanding of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, class members investigate the Jim Crow Laws, the Emancipation Proclamation, the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments of the US Constitution, and the 1898 Supreme Court case,...
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US Constitution Human Scavenger Hunt

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Here is a fun way to get your learners moving around the classroom, interacting with their classmates, and summarizing what they know about the United States Constitution! In this human scavenger hunt, your young citizens will find...
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Citizenship

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the meaning of citizenship.  In this U.S. History instructional activity, 9th graders work in small groups to create a mural reflecting their ideas about what it means to be a good citizen and overall citizenship.
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Anne Frank: Citizenship Laws

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students study early civilizations and the contributions they made to the foundations of human culture. They discuss why citizenship is valuable and the Constitutional Amendments that are associated with it.

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