Resources for Citizenship

Educational Strategies:

  • Teaching Good Citizenship's Five Themes - Education World Article explores strategies for teaching the five themes of good Citizenship: Honesty, compassion, respect, responsibility, and courage. There are separate activities for K-1, Grades 2-3, and Grades 4, 5, and 6.
  • Social Studies Citizenship Unit - - a six-lesson unit - This Social Studies Unit is intended for 2nd grade, although it may be altered for other grades. This Citizenship Unit would be most beneficial if it were taught at the beginning of the year as a means of promoting and encouraging citizenship in the classroom, school, and community throughout the year. Includes all resources including videos.
  • The Fred Factor - 3:18 min. - addresses how one person can make a real difference every day using basic principles: responsibility, honesty, self-discipline, altruism(caring), respect. Adaptable for use with middle and high school students.


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Videos: All Grade Levels