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Showing Good Citizenship in the Classroom and the Community. By: Bryce, Allison, Caylene, Amber, and P.J. Citizenship. Citizenship is when a citizen has the rights and privileges named in the constitution.

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Showing good citizenship in the classroom and the community

Showing Good Citizenship in the Classroom and the Community

By:

Bryce, Allison, Caylene, Amber, and P.J.


Citizenship

Citizenship

  • Citizenship is when a citizen has the rights and privileges named in the constitution.

  • Bill of Rights- In 1789, the constitution was changed to make sure citizens had their freedoms and rights.


Bill of rights

Bill of Rights

  • Freedom to vote

  • Freedom of religion

  • Freedom of speech

  • Freedom of the press

  • Protection of those accused of crimes


Responsibilities of citizens

Responsibilities of Citizens

  • Take time to vote

  • Serve on a jury

  • Obey laws

  • Pay taxes

  • Respect others


Showing good c itizenship in the classroom

Showing Good Citizenship in the Classroom

Brainstorm list of classroom rules

  • Do not talk while others are talking

  • Be kind to others

  • Help others when they ask for help

  • Raise your hand to ask questions

  • When working in groups, listen to others when they are speaking

  • Do not push or hit others

  • Clean up around your desk

  • Do not make fun of other students

  • Do not bully

  • Have fun

  • Do not take someone else’s pencils or book

  • Look at your own work


Showing good citizenship in the classroom

Showing Good Citizenship in the Classroom

Top four rules that our group voted were most important for our classroom:

  • Do not bully.

  • Help others when they ask for help.

  • Look at your own work.

  • Do not talk while others are talking.


Why is voting important

Why is voting important?

  • You have a voice in government.

  • It shows good citizenship.

  • You should have a vote of what you would like to see happen in your classroom.

  • We will have a better classroom.

  • Our vote will help others in the classroom.

  • Our choices will make the community a better place to live.


Why is following rules important

Why is following rules important?

  • It helps keep the community safe. It keeps people from getting hurt.

  • It helps keep people’s feelings from getting hurt.

  • To have order and organization


What happens when rules are not followed

What happens when rules are not followed?

  • You could hit someone at a red light because you did not stop at the red light.

  • There would be confusion.

  • The class would be loud and we would not be able to learn.

  • People would be calling other people bad names.

  • People could hurt each other.

  • We would not know what to do.

  • It would not be fun in the classroom.


Showing good c itizenship at a grocery s tore

Showing Good Citizenship at a Grocery Store

  • Help someone put his groceries away.

  • Pick up a mess if you drop something.

  • Put things back where they belong.

  • Give someone money if they can not pay.

  • Be respectful to others.

  • Be kind.

  • Don't talk too loud.

  • Don’t stand too close to someone in the checkout line.

  • Don’t hit someone with your cart.


Differences between good and bad citizens

Differences Between Good and Bad Citizens

Good citizens do:

  • Recycle

  • Pay taxes

  • Vote

  • Serve on Jury

  • Respect the views and opinions of other citizens

  • Attend school

  • Respect the environment

  • Help keep the community safe

  • Good citizens do not:

  • Litter

  • Destroy property

  • Do not respect

    the environment

  • Argue with others

  • Commit crimes

  • Skip school

  • Bully other students

  • Skip jury duty


References

References

  • http://www.congressforkids.net/citizenship_3_citizenshipeveryday.htm

  • http://31stentourage-nvk.appspot.com/bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/citizenship/index.html

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