This video explores the essence of being a good citizen and provides an understanding that citizenship is social responsibility in action.
There is a tendency to limit the term citizenship to issues of politics or the rights and responsibilities of someone who lives in a given country. However, citizenship connotates far more than that. I remember in my early years, there was an actual grade on my report card for citizenship. And, it included those issues of character and my behaviors that were associated with the choices I made. This lesson explores the essence of being a good citizen and provides an understanding that citizenship is social responsibility in action.
- What does it mean for our students to be good citizens?
- What are the various communities that our students are part of and how can they be active participants in each?
- What would be the benefit to our school environment if our students demonstrated by their actions that they were good citizens?
- What are we doing as a school to allow students to do their share and be a contributor to a positive school climate?
- Consider a school-wide project which provides an excellent opportunity to put the Pillar of citizenship into action.
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