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Kids in Action

Subtitle: A Guide for Involving Elementary Students in Civic
Publication Author: NCDPI Civics Education
Publication Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Publication Type: External Publications
Publication Categories: Character Education
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Suggested Grade Level(s): First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade
Description: New Civic Publication Available - The youth of the 21st century will be responsible for our communities, state, nation, and world. It is important that schools and communities develop a commitment to civic values. How can K-5 schools effectively engage students in civic participation? A new support document, “Kids In Action: A Guide For Involving Elementary Students in Civic Participation,” has been created to address this question. This K-5 Social Studies document includes An Overview of the Citizenship Act of 2001; Results from the NCDPI Civics Education survey; Activities for Teaching Current Events, Class Projects, Tips for Parents and much more.
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