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Parent Connections for Social Studies - First Grade Semester 1 - Exemplifying Good Citizenship

Liberty Belle explain what it means to be a good citizen!

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“Truth, Justice, and the American Way!” What are the characteristics of a good citizen? By studying good citizenship, students will be able to identify and describe the characteristics of good citizens.

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Examples of good citizenship include identify characteristics of good citizenship, truthfulness, justice, equality, respect for oneself and others, responsibility in daily life, and participation in government by educating oneself about the issues, respectfully holding public officials to their word, and voting.

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Some people that students will learn more about include Benjamin Franklin, Francis Scott Key, and Eleanor Roosevelt.

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