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American Government - Grade 12 - Week Five

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12th Grade American Government

Week 5 May 4-May 4

Weekly Packet

Social Studies Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • explain what the social and political responsibilities(active citizenship) of citizenship are.

Lessons

Lesson 1: Complete the IXL activity to learn about active citizenship and read the Newsela article. Complete the quiz for each.
Lesson 2: Watch the videos and summarize each in five sentences.

IXL
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D.2 Rights and Responsibilities of Active Citizenship

Newsela
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The History of the Census

Lesson 3: Complete the activities in the assessments section
Lesson 4: Complete the Independent Civic Action Project.
For extra practice, complete the Enrichment Activity

Independent Civic Action Project
After reading this article, think about what voting means to you. Does it mean anything? Do people actually have power? Are we responsible to put that power into action when called to in elections? In at least two paragraphs explain what voting means to you.
Voting in the U.S.A.

Enrichment Activities
Ask a few people what active citizenship means to them and record their answers on paper. Engage in a conversation with these people about ways we can be active citizenship now.

Assessments

What does active citizenship mean to you?
How can we be active citizens in today’s world?

Vocabulary

Vocabulary
Active Citizenship: getting involved in local and national democracy in many ways.

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