Sortify: U.S. Citizenship

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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 elements of citizenship into different thematic categories.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use as a warm-up activity to talk about rights and responsibilities of citizenship
  • After playing, extend by asking learners what other categories they would create for the game
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires computer access for all students
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Categories are engaging and allow for lively debate
  • Game is fun to play with near-instant feedback
Cons