2Civic comes from the Latin word “civitas” which means “civilized” or living in a city.Think of the word “citizen.”
3Virtue 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?
5Civic Virtue involves giving back to your community, and your society some of what they have given you.
6Ask 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
8Think 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?