Citizenship Education for Elementary Grades Lessons for K-6 by Mary A. Hepburn

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Published by Univ of Georgia Carl Vinson Inst of .

Written in English

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  • Elementary School Social Sciences,
  • Georgia,
  • Civics,
  • Study and teaching (Elementary

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Elementary students can begin to learn about citizenship as behavior related to the protections, obligations, and activities associated with being democratic citizens.

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Citizenship education is education that provides the background knowledge necessary to create an ongoing stream of new citizens participating and engaging with the creation of a civilized society.

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They are learning to read and understand new concepts in mathematics and science at the most basic of levels. It is also the time to begin teaching them how to be a valuable member of society.

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Furthermore, if you review the Texas Education Knowledge and Skills listings for high school, you will find a “citizenship” category listed under a number of subjects in history and social studies. Citizenship and government are listed as TEKS items under social studies for elementary and middle school.

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I. Standard: What is the district’s curriculum/grade-level guideline(s). 2-C Identify ways citizens participate in community Size: KB.

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