If you are home, please go to your Civics class in Canvas and view the module titled, Citizenship and Forms of Government. There you will find the PowerPoint and instructional video for Monday/Tuesday classes.
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CPalms – Show Your Citizenship Tutorial
|Unit of Instruction||Citizenship and Different Forms of Government|
SS.7.C.2.1 Define the term “citizen” and identify legal means of becoming a United States citizen.
SS.7.C.3.1 Compare different forms of government (direct democracy, representative democracy, socialism, communism, monarchy, oligarchy, autocracy).
SS.7.C.3.2 Compare parliamentary, federal, confederal, and unitary systems of governments.
SS.7.G.2.1 Locate major cultural landmarks that are emblematic of the United States.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
I can define citizenship as stated in the Fourteenth Amendment.
I can explain how a person can become a citizen of the United States.
I can recognize the concept of the common good as a rationale for fulfilling the obligations and/or responsibilities of citizenship.
I can use scenarios to assess specific obligations and/or responsibilities of citizens.
I can distinguish between obligations, responsibilities, and duties.
I will examine the significant contributions of citizens to a democratic society.
I can identify the consequences or predict the outcome on society of citizens that do not fulfill their citizenship responsibilities.
Create a naturalization poster listing the steps in the naturalization process. The steps must be in order and your poster/flyer should be neat and include visuals.
SMT – Diagnostic assessment
Obligations v. Responsibilities Gallery Walk
Different Forms of Government PowerPoint & Activity
Naturalization Flyer (due 8/27) – students were asked to create a flyer illustrating the steps needed to become a naturalized citizen (SS.7.C.2.1) Steps to Naturalization Mini-Posters Instructions
CPalms Tutorial – Show Your Citizenship (due 8/27) – students were asked to complete the interactive tutorial. They will receive a certificate when the tutorial is complete.
SMT – District Diagnostic Assessment (due 8/27) – Diagnostic grade
ALL IEP and ESOL accommodations will be provided daily.