2 Civic comes from the Latin word “civitas” which means “civilized” or living in a city.Think of the word “citizen.”
3 Virtue comes from the Latin word “virtus” which means being “moral” or “good”.Virtue comes from the Latin word “virtus”
4 “Civic Virtue” is the behavior of good citizens. So. . .“Civic Virtue” is the behavior of good citizens.It includes:VotingObeying rules and lawsServing on juriesResponsibilityCan you think of other examples?
5 Civic Virtue involves giving back to your community, and your society some of what they have given you.
6 Ask yourself . . . What have I been given by my . . . Family? School? Country?
7 “Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.” John F. Kennedy
8 Think carefully . . . What can you do for your family? For your country?For your community?What can you do for your school?How could you make a difference in the lives of others between now and the end of the year?