CE.3 The student will demonstrate knowledge of citizenship and the rights, duties, and responsibilities of citizens by a)describing the processes by which an individual becomes a citizen of the United States; b)describing the First Amendment freedoms of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition, and the rights guaranteed by due process and equal protection of the laws; c)describing the duties of citizenship, including obeying the laws, paying taxes, defending the nation, and serving in court; d)examining the responsibilities of citizenship, including registering and voting, communicating with government officials, participating in political campaigns, keeping informed about current issues, and respecting differing opinions in a diverse society; e)evaluating how civic and social duties address community needs and serve the public good.

CE.4 The student will demonstrate knowledge of personal character traits that facilitate thoughtful and effective participation in civic life by a)practicing trustworthiness and honesty; b)practicing courtesy and respect for the rights of others; c)practicing responsibility, accountability, and self-reliance; d)practicing respect for the law; e)practicing patriotism; f)practicing decision making; g)practicing service to the school and/or local community.




Ben's Guide to Citizenship


Duties/Responsibilities/Character Traits Sort (word document)


Responsibilities Game (iCivics)


Immigration Nation (iCivics)


Civic Duties and Responsibilities Match-up (Quia Game)


Civic Duties and Responsibilities two column matching (Quia Game)


Video of Good Citizenship (character traits!)


Library of Congress - Veterans History Project

Voices of WWII