Citizenship

Being an effective citizen in your school, community, state, nation and digitally involves many actions and responsibilities. Here are some links to help you learn more about being a good citizen.

BrainPop Movie on Citizenship - includes activities and related movies
http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/usgovernmentandlaw/citizenship/

HUD's site on being a good citizen:
http://www.hud.gov/kids/

Good Citizen Webquest based on the book Miss Rumphius:
http://www.yorkville.k12.il.us/webquests/webqfreymeier/webqsfreymeier.html

The Six Pillars of Character:
http://charactercounts.org/sixpillars.html 

TEACHER LINKS
Annenberg Media - Video on Teaching Effective Citizenship - http://www.learner.org/vod/vod_window.html?pid=1798
Good Character site provides several resources and lesson plans - http://www.goodcharacter.com/
Digital Citizenship Resources
http://www.commonsensemedia.org/digital-citizenship
http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/Social_Studies/Civics/CIV0014.html
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