Civics day 9

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Civics day 9

  1. 1. Civic Ideals and Practices EDSS 620 Summer 2013
  2. 2. What is Civics? • Civics is the study of the theoretical and practical aspects of citizenship, its rights and duties; the duties of citizens to each other as members of a political body and to the government. • It includes the study of civil law and civil code, and the study of government with attention to the role of citizens ― as opposed to external factors ― in the operation and oversight of government.
  3. 3. Standard 5 – Civics, Citizenship and Government • “use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of the necessity for establishing governments; the governmental system of the U.S. and other nations; the U.S. Constitution; the basic civic values of American constitutional democracy; and the roles, rights, and responsibilities of citizenship, including avenues of participation.”
  4. 4. iCivics http://www.icivics.org
  5. 5. Civics Lessons for ESL Students http://www.icivics.org
  6. 6. Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government http://bensguide.gpo.gov
  7. 7. The White House http://www.whitehouse.gov
  8. 8. Congress for Kids http://www.congressforkids.net/citizenship_3_whatisresponcitizenship.htm
  9. 9. BrainPop http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/usgovernmentandlaw/citizenship/
  10. 10. Civics Flashcards http://www.ailc.com/citizenship/flashcards/index.htm
  11. 11. American Bar Association http://www.americanbar.org/groups/public_education/resources/educational_resources/teaching_resource_guides/resources_for_teachers_students.html
  12. 12. Civic Action Project http://www.americanbar.org/groups/public_education/resources/educational_resources/teaching_resource_guides/resources_for_teachers_students.html
  13. 13. The Avalon Project http://avalon.law.yale.edu
  14. 14. Citizenship Lessons http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ss5/b/citizrrrl.cfm
  15. 15. The Constitution Game http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/indepth/constitution_day/
  16. 16. Constitution Resources LOC http://thomas.loc.gov/teachers/constitution.html
  17. 17. United States Senate http://www.senate.gov/civics/constitution_item/constitution.htm
  18. 18. iCivics WebQuest http://www.icivics.org/web-quests/constitution-rules-running-country
  19. 19. ShareMyLesson http://www.sharemylesson.com
  20. 20. Discovery Education http://app.discoveryeducation.com
  21. 21. Timeline • A timeline is a way of displaying a list of events in chronological order, sometimes described as a project artifact. • It is typically a graphic design showing a long bar labeled with dates alongside itself and (usually) events labeled on points where they would have happened.
  22. 22. Timelines http://theelearningcoach.com/media/graphics/timelines-for-learning/
  23. 23. ReadWriteThink http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/timeline/
  24. 24. TimeToast http://www.timetoast.com
  25. 25. Dipity http://www.dipity.com
  26. 26. OurStory.com http://www.ourstory.com/
  27. 27. XTimeline http://www.xtimeline.com/index.aspx
  28. 28. U.S. Constitution Timeline http://constitutioncenter.org/timeline/index.html

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