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1.1 What does it mean for me to be a citizen of my
country?
Being a part
of Singapore
Society
Chapter 1: What
does it mean to
be a Citizen of
my Country?
Chapter 2: How
do we decide
...
Chapter 1: What
does it mean to be a
Citizen of my
Country?
4 ways to become a
Singaporean
Advantages
of joining S’pore So...
Chapter 1: What
does it mean to be a
Citizen of my
Country?
4 ways to become a
Singaporean
Advantages
of joining S’pore So...
You are born outside Singapore with at
least one of your parents is a
Singaporean.
You were born in Singapore with at
least one parent who is a
Singaporean citizen.
1. You are married to a
Singaporean for at least two
years.
2. You are a Singapore
Permanent Resident for at
least two yea...
No longer granted.
1. You are a Permanent Resident
for at least two years.
2. You are employed or have
invested in Singapore.
A of a is the
as a of the .
is the community of people around you.
CLASS
CCA
SCHOOL
VILLAGE TOWN
CITY
NATION/
COUNTRY
WORLD
Please answer the following questions
on a piece of rough paper:
1. Why do you join a society in the first place?
2. What ...
Advantages of joining a society
Shared Labour
Shared Knowledge
1) The Constitution – the Law
2) Security – protects your rights
3) Legality – the Law prot...
Disadvantages of joining a society
Taxes
Economic Activity
Feedback
1. Volunteerism
2. Defence (National Service)
3. Electoral Duties
Chapter 1: What
does it mean to be a
Citizen of my
Country?
4 ways to become a
Singaporean
Advantages
of joining S’pore So...
Shared Labour
Shared Knowledge
1) The Constitution – the law
2) Security – Protects your rights
3) Legality – The law prot...
Shared Labour
Shared Knowledge
1) The Constitution – the law
2) Security – Protects your rights
3) Legality – The law prot...
1. guides/ controls the actions of any future government
2. is usually created at the birth of a new nation
3. guides all ...
Preserve your
life
Own your
possessions
Worship
freely
Be educated
1. Protects your rights.
2. Punishes those who take away your rights.
Shared Labour
Shared Knowledge
1) The Constitution – the law
2) Security – Protects your rights
3) Legality – The law prot...
is a feeling that you are not alone.
You are part of a larger group because you all
share things/ actions in common.
Our Singlish Our National
Anthem and Pledge
Our National
Celebrations
Our food!
Chapter 1: What
does it mean to be a
Citizen of my
Country?
4 ways to become a
Singaporean
Advantages
of joining S’pore So...
Taxes
Economic Activity
Feedback
1) Volunteerism
2) Defence (National Service)
3) Electoral Duties
You are expected to play a part in the
defence of Singapore (if you are male) by
serving out your National Service in the
...
You are expected to keep yourself
informed about local current affairs so
that you will vote intelligently/ wisely in
your...
You are expected to give back to society
by either contributing your money, or
volunteering your time and effort to
charit...
A is someone who has been
forced to flee his country because of persecution,
war, or violence.
Legal status Identity Participation in
public affairs
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Social Studies Chapter 1 - Citizenship

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These slides introduce Chapter 1: Citizenship to the Secondary 3 students who are studying Social Studies for the Singapore current syllabus 2016.

These slides are divided into 4 areas.
1. 4 ways to become a Singaporean [Slide 4]
2. Advantages of joining Singapore Society [Slide 26]
3. Disadvantages of joining Singapore Society [Slide 50]

Part 1 Video Citizenship
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHvaEBoCG70&ab_channel=MrGohBR
Part 2 Video Advantages of Citizenship
https://youtu.be/Cdp-0krqL14

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Social Studies Chapter 1 - Citizenship

  1. 1. 1.1 What does it mean for me to be a citizen of my country?
  2. 2. Being a part of Singapore Society Chapter 1: What does it mean to be a Citizen of my Country? Chapter 2: How do we decide what is good for society? Chapter 3: How can we work for the good of society?
  3. 3. Chapter 1: What does it mean to be a Citizen of my Country? 4 ways to become a Singaporean Advantages of joining S’pore Society Disadvantages of joining S’pore Society
  4. 4. Chapter 1: What does it mean to be a Citizen of my Country? 4 ways to become a Singaporean Advantages of joining S’pore Society Disadvantages of joining S’pore Society
  5. 5. You are born outside Singapore with at least one of your parents is a Singaporean.
  6. 6. You were born in Singapore with at least one parent who is a Singaporean citizen.
  7. 7. 1. You are married to a Singaporean for at least two years. 2. You are a Singapore Permanent Resident for at least two years.
  8. 8. No longer granted.
  9. 9. 1. You are a Permanent Resident for at least two years. 2. You are employed or have invested in Singapore.
  10. 10. A of a is the as a of the .
  11. 11. is the community of people around you.
  12. 12. CLASS CCA SCHOOL VILLAGE TOWN
  13. 13. CITY NATION/ COUNTRY WORLD
  14. 14. Please answer the following questions on a piece of rough paper: 1. Why do you join a society in the first place? 2. What are the benefits of joining a society? 3. What are the disadvantages of joining a society? 4. Are there any people that aren’t members of any nation?
  15. 15. Advantages of joining a society
  16. 16. Shared Labour Shared Knowledge 1) The Constitution – the Law 2) Security – protects your rights 3) Legality – the Law protects your rights 4) Shared Identity/ Group Identity/ National Identity
  17. 17. Disadvantages of joining a society
  18. 18. Taxes Economic Activity Feedback 1. Volunteerism 2. Defence (National Service) 3. Electoral Duties
  19. 19. Chapter 1: What does it mean to be a Citizen of my Country? 4 ways to become a Singaporean Advantages of joining S’pore Society Disadvantages of joining S’pore Society
  20. 20. Shared Labour Shared Knowledge 1) The Constitution – the law 2) Security – Protects your rights 3) Legality – The law protects your rights 4) Shared Identity/ Group Identity/ National Identity
  21. 21. Shared Labour Shared Knowledge 1) The Constitution – the law 2) Security – Protects your rights 3) Legality – The law protects your rights 4) Shared Identity/ Group Identity/ National Identity
  22. 22. 1. guides/ controls the actions of any future government 2. is usually created at the birth of a new nation 3. guides all subsequent laws so they mustn't go against it 4. is more difficult to alter than ordinary laws.
  23. 23. Preserve your life Own your possessions Worship freely Be educated
  24. 24. 1. Protects your rights. 2. Punishes those who take away your rights.
  25. 25. Shared Labour Shared Knowledge 1) The Constitution – the law 2) Security – Protects your rights 3) Legality – The law protects your rights 4) Shared Identity/ Group Identity/ National Identity
  26. 26. is a feeling that you are not alone. You are part of a larger group because you all share things/ actions in common.
  27. 27. Our Singlish Our National Anthem and Pledge Our National Celebrations Our food!
  28. 28. Chapter 1: What does it mean to be a Citizen of my Country? 4 ways to become a Singaporean Advantages of joining S’pore Society Disadvantages of joining S’pore Society
  29. 29. Taxes Economic Activity Feedback 1) Volunteerism 2) Defence (National Service) 3) Electoral Duties
  30. 30. You are expected to play a part in the defence of Singapore (if you are male) by serving out your National Service in the SAF/ SPF/ SCDF
  31. 31. You are expected to keep yourself informed about local current affairs so that you will vote intelligently/ wisely in your nations elections
  32. 32. You are expected to give back to society by either contributing your money, or volunteering your time and effort to charities/ social organisations.
  33. 33. A is someone who has been forced to flee his country because of persecution, war, or violence.
  34. 34. Legal status Identity Participation in public affairs

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