This Choice Board Activity for Citizenship provides students with 3 options (A, B, and C) to grasp the full understanding of Citizenship in the US. As well as apply knowledge of the Naturalization process & duties + responsibilities of Citizens through scenarios.
Student Review Reading for SS.7.C.2.1
Define the term “citizen,” and identify legal means of becoming a U.S. citizen.
Students will define citizenship as stated in the Fourteenth Amendment.
Students will describe the process of becoming a naturalized citizen.
Students will evaluate the impact of the naturalization process on society, government, or the political process.
Student Review Reading for SS.7.C.2.2
Evaluate the obligations citizens have to obey laws, pay taxes, defend the nation, and serve on juries.
SS.7.C.2.3 - Experience the responsibilities of citizens at the local, state, or federal levels.
SS.7.C.2.14 - Conduct a service project to further the public good.
Students will distinguish between an obligation or duty and a responsibility as it relates to citizenship. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, voting, attending civic meetings, petitioning government, and running for office.
Students will recognize the concept of the common good as a rationale for fulfilling the obligations and/or responsibilities of citizenship.
Students will evaluate the obligations and/or responsibilities of citizens as they relate to active participation in society and government.
Students will examine the significant contributions of citizens to a democratic society.
Students will use scenarios to assess specific obligations of citizens.
Students will identify the consequences or predict the outcome on society of citizens who do not fulfill their citizenship responsibilities.
Students will evaluate the impact of civic participation on society, government, or the political process.