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C. Government and the Citizen [Civics and Government]: 2. The student understands the role of the citizen in American democracy.: 3-5: The student...

SS.C.2.2.1 Add Website - Add Activity

understands the importance of participation through community service, civic improvement, and political activities.

PBS: The American Promise

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SS.C.2.2.2 Add Website - Add Activity

understands why personal responsibility (e.g., taking advantage of the opportunity to be educated) and civic responsibility (e.g., obeying the law and respecting the rights of others) are important.

SS.C.2.2.3 Add Website - Add Activity

knows that a citizen is a legally recognized member of the United States who has certain rights and privileges and certain responsibilities (e.g., privileges such as the right to vote and hold public office and responsibilities such as respecting the law, voting, paying taxes, and serving on juries).

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knows examples of the extension of the privileges and responsibilities of citizenship.

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knows what constitutes personal, political, and economic rights and why they are important and knows examples of contemporary issues regarding rights.

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