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Citizenship Alphabet Book
The students will create alphabet books on the theme of citizenship. read more »
What Makes a Good Citizen?
To deepen their understanding of citizenship, students participate in an activity to identify the knowledge, skills, responsibilities, attitudes, and beliefs of a good citizen. read more »
Civics Haiku
Students will read and summarize key concepts by writing a haiku. read more »
Mapping Community Problems
Students identify their community's strengths and weaknesses and indicate them on a map. This activity can be used to select a problem for Project Citizen. read more »
Save the Last Word for Me
Students will write to silently discuss a passage from a relevant primary source or text. read more »
Write Pass Write
Students in a group collaborate to write several stories about a topic of study. read more »
Reading Editorials
Students organize information from editorials on graphic organizers. Information can be used to facilitate discussion and debate, and to choose public policy problems to investigate and address. read more »
Public vs. Private
Students analyze real life examples of public and private services within their neighborhood and school community. read more »
Digital Storytelling
Students will demonstrate what they have learned by using images to create a movie. Free basic software is provided. read more »
The Civil Rights Movement
Students will understand the struggles associated with the Civil Rights Movement then evaluate the state of civil rights today. read more »
A River Ran Wild
Students apply what they've learned in the SVPDP curricula to A River Ran Wild by Lynne Cherry. read more »
Take a Stand
Students gain experience in sharing, discussing, and defending their opinions. read more »
Read-Recap-Request
Students read content together. One student read, one summarizes, and the third asks questions. read more »
Rotation Stations/Carousel
Students will share their thoughts, ideas, and/or knowledge on a variety of topics or subtopics on chart paper hanging around the room. read more »
It's Our World Too
Connections are made between the book and Project Citizen. read more »
Outsiders
Connections to the four Foundations of Democracy concepts, We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution, and Project Citizen. read more »
William Penn
Connections are made to the four Foundations of Democracy concepts, We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution, and Project Citizen. read more »
Elementary Bibliography
A bibliography of literature to be used with Foundations of Democracy, We the People, and Project Citizen. read more »
Middle and High School Bibliography
A bibliography of literature to be used with Foundations of Democracy, We the People, and Project Citizen. read more »