Presentation on theme: "Civic Virtue. Civic comes from the Latin word “civitas” Think of the word “citizen.” which means “civilized” or living in a city."— Presentation transcript:
Civic comes from the Latin word “civitas” Think of the word “citizen.” which means “civilized” or living in a city.
Virtue comes from the Latin word “virtus” which means being “moral” or “good”.
“Civic Virtue” is the behavior of good citizens. So... It includes: Voting Obeying rules and laws Serving on juries Responsibility Can you think of other examples?
Civic Virtue involves giving back to your community, and your society some of what they have given you.
Ask yourself... What have I been given by my... Family? School? Country?
“Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.” John F. Kennedy
Think carefully... What can you do for your family? How could you make a difference in the lives of others between now and the end of the year? What can you do for your school? For your community? For your country?