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CITIZENSHIP
What does it mean for me to be a citizen of my
country?
BY THE END OF THE LESSON
We will be able to,
• Describe the ways to become a citizen in
Singapore.
GUIDING QUESTION
1. What does it mean for me to be a citizen of
my country?
HOW DID YOU BECOME A
SINGAPORE CITIZEN?
QUESTION
• What are the three ways to become a
Singapore citizen?
WAYS TO BECOME A CITIZEN
1. By descent
– A newborn can become a Singaporean when
he/she have at least one Singaporean pare...
GUIDING QUESTION
1. What does it mean for me to be a citizen of
my country?
BY THE END OF THE LESSON
We will be able to,
• List the three attributes of citizenship.
• Describe how citizenship can be...
CITIZENSHIP SHAPED BY LEGAL STATUS
1. Citizenship in a democracy
2. Rights of citizens
3. Responsibilities of citizens
CITIZENSHIP IN A DEMOCRACY
• In a representative democracy, citizens elect
their leaders.
• These representatives form the...
RIGHTS OF CITIZENS
• The constitution is a collection of rules that
determine the creation and operation of the
government...
RESPONSIBILITIES OF CITIZENS
• As citizens, we have to fulfill our
responsibilities such as to obey the laws of the
land.
...
CITIZENSHIP SHAPED BY IDENTITY
• Sense of identity:
– A shared belief that we belong to the same
country.
– Examples?
CITIZENSHIP SHAPED BY PARTICIPATION
• Participation
– Common practices such as ...
SOURCE INVESTIGATION
• Study Source A (textbook page 21).
• What does citizenship mean to this
American? Explain your answ...
SOURCE INVESTIGATION
• Citizenship means being responsible citizens
by being law-abiding.
• I know this from “Citizenship ...
SOURCE INVESTIGATION
• Study Sources A, B, C, D E and F (textbook
page 24, 25).
• Choose three sources.
• What does citize...
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  1. 1. CITIZENSHIP What does it mean for me to be a citizen of my country?
  2. 2. BY THE END OF THE LESSON We will be able to, • Describe the ways to become a citizen in Singapore.
  3. 3. GUIDING QUESTION 1. What does it mean for me to be a citizen of my country?
  4. 4. HOW DID YOU BECOME A SINGAPORE CITIZEN?
  5. 5. QUESTION • What are the three ways to become a Singapore citizen?
  6. 6. WAYS TO BECOME A CITIZEN 1. By descent – A newborn can become a Singaporean when he/she have at least one Singaporean parent. 2. By marriage – A foreigner can become a Singaporean By marrying a Singaporean. 3. By naturalisation – A foreigner can become a Singaporean by being a PR for at least two years and gainfully employed.
  7. 7. GUIDING QUESTION 1. What does it mean for me to be a citizen of my country?
  8. 8. BY THE END OF THE LESSON We will be able to, • List the three attributes of citizenship. • Describe how citizenship can be shaped by legal status.
  9. 9. CITIZENSHIP SHAPED BY LEGAL STATUS 1. Citizenship in a democracy 2. Rights of citizens 3. Responsibilities of citizens
  10. 10. CITIZENSHIP IN A DEMOCRACY • In a representative democracy, citizens elect their leaders. • These representatives form the government and are given the authority to make decisions on behalf of the citizens. • I am a citizen because ...
  11. 11. RIGHTS OF CITIZENS • The constitution is a collection of rules that determine the creation and operation of the government and is the supreme law of the land. • The rights of citizens are included as part of the constitution. • I am a citizen because ...
  12. 12. RESPONSIBILITIES OF CITIZENS • As citizens, we have to fulfill our responsibilities such as to obey the laws of the land. • I am a citizen because ...
  13. 13. CITIZENSHIP SHAPED BY IDENTITY • Sense of identity: – A shared belief that we belong to the same country. – Examples?
  14. 14. CITIZENSHIP SHAPED BY PARTICIPATION • Participation – Common practices such as ...
  15. 15. SOURCE INVESTIGATION • Study Source A (textbook page 21). • What does citizenship mean to this American? Explain your answer. • Citizenship means... • I know this from ...
  16. 16. SOURCE INVESTIGATION • Citizenship means being responsible citizens by being law-abiding. • I know this from “Citizenship is certainly about observing the law”. • Citizenship means participating in common activities. • I know this from “... ... ”
  17. 17. SOURCE INVESTIGATION • Study Sources A, B, C, D E and F (textbook page 24, 25). • Choose three sources. • What does citizenship mean to these sources? Explain your answer. • Citizenship means... • I know this from ...

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