What Does it Mean to be a Good Citizen?

Credits

For this activity, the following standards are being met:

EALRs:

History
4.2.3: Understands how technology and ideas have affected the way people live and changed their values, beliefs, and attitudes.

Civics
1.4.1: Understands that civic participation involves being informed about how public issues are related to rights and responsibilities.

Social Studies Skills
5.2.1: Understands how essential questions define the significance of researching an issue or event.
5.1.1: Understands the purpose of documents and the concepts used in them.
5.3.1: Engages others in discussions that attempt to clarify and address multiple viewpoints on public issues based on key ideals.

While no less important, the following standards are secondary, but also being met:

GLEs:

Writing
1.1.1: Applies more than one strategy for generating ideas and planning writing.
1.3.1: Revises text, including changing words, sentences, paragraphs, and ideas.
1.5.1: Publishes in more than one format for specific audiences and purposes.
2.3.1: Uses a variety of forms/genres.

Standards (EALRs and GLEs) were gathered from http://www.k12.wa.us/
Rubrics based on rubrics from http://mail.antiochseattle.edu/~harriet_platts/#Evaluation

Image Sources

http://www.ricardoskerrettimmigration.com/tmp/pics/citizenship1.jpg
http://www.wapa.gov/es/pubs/esb/1999/99Oct/graphics/billorit.gif
http://www.phoenixmasonry.org/masonicmuseum/images/statue_of_liberty_3.jpg
http://131.109.15.3/NES/images/citizen.gif
http://lucidnap.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/journal.png
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http://blogs.msdn.com/blogfiles/willy-peter_schaub/windowslivewriter/lin...
http://www.fortelem.ca/article_images/31/ThumbsUp%20lion.jpg
http://www.manataka.org/images/FlagDay.jpg
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