I Am Proud to be a Good Citizen Citizens honor the personal property of others Citizens show respect for others and act responsibly
I am a good citizen because I am respectful. • I respect people. ___________________ _________________.
I show my respect by listening when someone is talking. • I listen when someone is talking. I __________ when someone is ____________.
I show my respect by helping others. • I help other people who need help. I am proud to __________ ______________.
I show my respect by taking care of things. • I help around the house. • I am careful and do not break things on purpose. I am _____________ and do not ___________.
I show my respect and take care of the property of others. • I honor the property of others. • I am careful with someone else’s property. ____________ with someone else’s _________.
I am proud to be a good citizen! • I am respectful and helpful to others. • I am respectful to the property of others. I am ____________ to be a good_____________!
Question 1 • How can we show respect to others? _______________
Question 2 • What is another way to show respect? ______________
Question 3 • When we respect others and their property, we are _______________________.
Question 4 • How do you feel when you are a good citizen? _________________
Resources • Time for Citizenship.org http://www.timeforcitizenship.org/teachers_resources.phpa website with links, resources, project ideas, parent pages • Good Character.com http://www.goodcharacter.com/pp/citizenship.html (suitable for elementary students- links, discussions, videos, teaching guide) • Teaching Students to be Good Citizens http://www.5min.com/Video/Teaching-Children-to-Be-Good-Citizens-261354631 brief video of Scholastic’s campaign featuring Clifford. Ideas to promote good citizenship included. • Helping your Child Become a Responsible Citizen http://www2.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/citizen/citizen.pdf A Dept. of Ed publication. Book can be downloaded. Good resource for elementary students, but can be adapted for older students.