Presentation on theme: "All American Kid Becoming a Great Citizen TEKS: 2.12A identify characteristics of a good citizen such as belief in justice, truth, equality,and responsibility."— Presentation transcript:
All American Kid Becoming a Great Citizen TEKS: 2.12A identify characteristics of a good citizen such as belief in justice, truth, equality,and responsibility for the common good. 2.13C indentify ordinary people who exemplify good citizenship. 2.17B obtain information on a topic using a variety of visual resources such as pictures, graphics, telelvison, maps, computer software... 2.18B Create written and visual materials such as maps, stories, poems, and graphic organizers to express ideas
Citizenship What do you think it means to be a good citizen? Write student response under question.
Citizens are: Members of a group People who legally live in a particular country People who belong to a community People who participate and take responsibility for their community Citizens are a group of people who work for the common good. Return to Uncle Sam and ask ? again.
What are the qualities of a great citizen? Honesty Perserverance Responsibility Respect Problem Solving
You can become a good citizen by showing respect, problem solving, working for the common good, and being honest. True False
How Can You Be a Good Citizen? What are 5 traits of a good citizen? What can we do every day to show we are good citizens? What would it look like? Respect Responsibility Honesty Problem Solving Perserverance As a family member I could.. As a student member I will.. As a friend or classmate member I am going to.. As a member of my community I will
Over the next two days you will make a flipbook that describes four ways you will act in order to become a better citizen at home, in the classroom, and in your community. I will be a good citizen at school by always using great manners! Good Citizenship Traits! By Ms. Martin May I please borrow your pencil? I will demonstrate mutual respect by including all my friends or classmates in games at recess. 1. The first flap will have the title, your name, a sentence about how to behave like a good citizen, and a picture. 2. There are three more flaps showing. Each flap will have a neatly written sentence about how you can be a good citizen at home, school, and in your community. 3. Each sentence should contain a different quality such as honesty, respect, responsibility, perseverance, and problem solving. 4. After you've completed all the writing bring your flipbook to the teacher for editing before you illustrate your book.