This Week: January 14, 2019
This weekʻs topic: Citizenship and Participation
Explain the responsibilities of citizens in a representative democracy
You will be able to: Describe why we need to fulfill the responsibilities of citizenship (e.g., obey the law, pay taxes, don't infringe on the rights of others).
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Rights & Responsibilities of Citizenship
How can a person become a U.S. citizen?
What are some of the most important responsibilities of citizenship?
Why is it important for citizens to be involved with their community & government?
Vocabulary - Key Terms
Political action committee
Writing Activity - Create a Haiku Poem related to the topic( Citizenship & Participation) A Haiku consists of 3 lines. 5 - 7 - 5. ( 5 syllables in the first, 7 in the second and 5 in the last line)
Freewrite - Patrick Henry argued that the United States should be open for all people who wanted to become citizens. “ Let….Liberty stretch forth her fair hand toward the people of the old world,” he said ʻ - tell them to come, and bid them welcome.” Should the United States Continue to Build a Fence or Wall along the US/Mexico Border? Due Date: ___________.
Current Events - Newsela - Writing Activity & Quiz Periods 1,4,5 & 6) Due Thursday 1/17 at the end of the period. Period 2 Due 1/18 at the end of the period.