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ERIC Number: ED404244
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
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ISBN: N/A
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Rights and Responsibilities. User Guide for Grades K-6. My America: Building a Democracy Series.
Fier, Harriet, Ed.; And Others
This user guide covers "Rights and Responsibilities," and offers suggestions for preparatory activities, lessons, and follow-up activities for primary, intermediate, and upper grade students. Goals for the series are to help children: (1) become familiar with the democratic process and active citizenship; (2) recognize what it means to be a citizen in a multi-cultural society; (3) build skills in communications and cooperation; (4) recognize how laws are made and how a single vote and voice matter; and (5) experience how caring and commitment build community. The objective of "Rights and Responsibilities" is to encourage appreciation of the freedoms all share in a democracy. Contains a 13-item bibliography for students and a 2-item bibliography for teachers are listed. (LAP)
New Castle Communications, 229 King Street, Chappaqua, NY 10514 (available in English and Spanish).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: "My America" is a 12-unit multimedia series with each unit consisting of a 15-20 minute videotape, resource directory diskette, and brief 8-page user guide. Only the printed user guides are included here; see SO 026 804-810 and SO 026 536-540.