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Show Your Citizenship!

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Primary Type: Student Tutorial

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Learn about the rights, obligations, and responsibilities of citizens of the United States in this interactive tutorial.


Accessible Version: Accessible version of the tutorial content in PDFformat.

General Information

Subject(s): Social Studies
Grade Level(s): 7
Intended Audience: Students
Keywords: Civics, obligations, responsibilities, voting, jury, 14th Amendment, Grade 7, tutorial, citizen, citizenship, trial by jury, Selective Service, rights, community service, taxes
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial
Resource Collection: Original Student Tutorials Social Studies - Civics - Grades 6-8

Aligned Standards

Name Description
SS.7.C.2.2: Evaluate the obligations citizens have to obey laws, pay taxes, defend the nation, and serve on juries.

This benchmark is annually evaluated on the Civics End-of-Course Assessment. For more information on how this benchmark is evaluated view the Civics End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications pages 34-35. Additional resources may be found on the FLDOE End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments webpage and the FLDOE Social Studies webpage.

SS.7.C.2.3: Experience the responsibilities of citizens at the local, state, or federal levels.
Examples are registering or pre-registering to vote, volunteering, communicating with government officials, informing others about current issues, participating in a political campaign/mock election.

Suggested Tutorials

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Trial by Jury: You Decide!:

Simulate the experience of serving on a jury and deciding a case in this interactive tutorial!  Learn all about trial by jury and why it's such an important part of our society--as well as an obligation of citizenship.  

Finding Civic Solutions:

Learn about responsible citizenship and how you might make positive changes in your own community.  This interactive tutorial can help answer the questions: What can individuals do on their own to make change? When can your government help?