Unit 5 Civics Now - Standard(s) 4. Civics
Estimated Time (When): January-February (4 weeks) (Includes time for reteaching and enrichment) Trimester: 2nd
Prepared Graduates: Analyze and practice rights, roles, and responsibilities of citizens. Analyze origins, structure, and functions of governments and their impacts on societies and citizens.
Concepts and skills students master: The foundations of citizenship in the United States. The origins, structure, and functions of the United States government.
21st Century Skills and Readiness Competencies
Relevance and Application:
Nature of the Civics:
The Democracy Project | PBS KIDS GO! - pbskids.org Give examples of group and individuals actions that illustrate civic ideals in the founding of the United States. Ideals to include but not limited to freedom, rules of law, equality, civility, cooperation, respect, responsibility, and civic participation (4.1.b)
3-6 Student Interactives - Social Studies - UEN Different activities around mapping, US Government and US History. (1.2.d), (2.1.b), (4.2.b)
60-Second Civics Podcast - civiced.org (4.1.b)
PBS Teachers . Thematic Teaching . Citizenship - pbs.org Define the criteria and process for becoming a citizen (4.1.d) *use lessons 2 and 4
Bill of Rights: Primary Documents - loc.gov Describe and provide sources and examples of individual rights (4.1.a)
Ben's Guide (9-12): National versus State - gpo.gov Describe how decisions of the national government affect local and state government (4.2.d)