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Good Citizen Award

Uncle Sam says, "Let's have some fun and create a Good Citizen Award!"

Who would you nominate for best citizen?  This person can be your classmate, you, or a person in your community.  Enter the person's name in the text provided on the certificate on the attached worksheet and list your reasons for selecting this person as the best citizen.

After completing the attached worksheet, share your nominee and reasons for the nomination with your teacher and classmates.

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"Citizenship is more than a subject. If taught well and tailored to local needs, its skills and values will enhance democratic life for all of us, both rights and responsibilities, beginning in school and radiating out."

Bernard Crick, National Curriculum Citizenship, 1999

 

*Citizenship section select ideas derived from Citizenship, Learning to Live as Responsible Citizens, published by Good Apple, Inc.

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