Lesson Plan

A Citizen's Civic Duties

Respect, honesty, compassion, and following the rules and laws are all ways to be a good citizen. Use this civics lesson with your students to explore the ways in which children can be good citizens now and in the future.
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Learning Objectives

  • Students will be able to explain the civic duties of a good citizen.


(3 minutes)
How to be a Good Citizen
  • Prompt students to think about the citizenship award that is often given out at schools, or mention the citizenship grade that is on report cards.
  • Ask students how to earn the award or achieve a good citizenship grade.
  • Accept student answers and record them on the board.