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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 »
Plastic Bottle Review
Students will use this interactive strategy to review vocabulary words or other concepts. read more »
Democracy Similes
Students create similes about Democracy from ordinary objects. read more »
Found Poem
Students will use key words and phrases from their current lesson/unit of study to create a poem. read more »
Two Voice Poem
Students create a two-voice poem to summarize key concepts from selected texts. read more »
Foundations of Democracy Class Reunion: A Dinner Party
Students will create a short skit to present what they have learned about the four concepts of Foundations of Democracy. read more »
Impromptu Play
Students create a play using what they have learned in We the People: The Citizen & The Constitution: The Citizen & the Constitution or Foundations of Democracy. 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 »
Foundations of Democracy Presentation Panels
Students will create a four panel display based on the concepts of authority, privacy, responsibility, and justice. read more »
What's In a Name?
Students create an acrostic using the name of a character in a story, a person in history, the title of a book, etc. read more »
Dictator Hall of Shame
Students will read about several dictators and then compare and contrast dictatorships and democracy. read more »
First Amendment Graffiti
Students will read a short biography of someone to fought for First Amendment rights, then write a short essay and create a class graffiti. read more »
Coming to America
Using what they have learned about life in the American colonies, students will create an advertisement to entice Europeans to come to the America. read more »
Preamble Collage
Students will study the preamble and then create a collage depicting the government's purpose. read more »
Writing Roulette
Students write a news article about the main character in A Tugging String: A Novel About Growing Up During the Civil Rights Era by David Greenberg. read more »
School and Home Rules
Students will reflect on rules at home and school using what they have learned. 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 »
What Makes a Good Citizen?--Thinking Map
Students consider how the Foundations of Democracy concepts apply to being a good citizen. read more »