ERIC Number: ED207906
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Nov
Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities: 4th Grade.
Athanson, Mary; And Others
This unit of study is designed to help fourth-grade students become responsible citizens. At least six weeks of instructional time of forty minutes daily will be needed for unit implementation. Planning well in advance will be essential in order to schedule law enforcement presentations and in order to secure films. Topics studied include group characteristics; rules; rights; responsibilities; rights of citizens; the need for the law; property, safety, and environmental laws; violations; child abuse; decisions; alternatives; consequences; and values. Examples of activities follow. Students view and discuss filmstrips; listen to or read and discuss stories and newspaper articles; construct class bulletin boards; discuss information provided on transparencies; identify dangerous features of toys; listen to guest speakers; and participate in skits. Objectives, suggested activities, and lists of resources needed are provided for each unit. Many student worksheets are included. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Grade 4, Legal Education, Safety Education, Units of Study, Values
Pinellas County Schools, C & I Center, 205 4 Street SW, Largo, FL 33540 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pinellas County School Board, Clearwater, FL.
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