You are on page 1of 2

Citizenship Study Guide

2.11 The student will explain the responsibilities of a good citizen with emphasis on: a) respecting and protecting the rights and properties of
others; b) taking part in the voting process when making classroom decisions; c) describing actions that can improve the school and
community; d) demonstrating self-discipline and self-reliance; e) practicing honesty and trustworthiness; and f) describing the purpose of
rules and laws.
2.12 The student will understand that people of the United States of America: a) make contributions to their communities; b) vote in
elections; c) are united as Americans by common principles; and d) have the individual rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness as
well as equality under the law.

Rules Laws Honesty


Map: A flat drawing that
shows what places look like
from above and
where they are located
Important rules
Guidelines for how people written and carried out The quality of being fair
should act or behave. by the government. and truthful.

Trustworthiness Self-discipline Self-reliance

the ability to make


Able to be relied on to do reliance on one's own
yourself do things that
what is needed or right efforts and abilities
should be done
A good citizen has a variety of responsibilities.

Unit Begins: ______________ A good citizen understands the need for rules and laws.

The people of the United States of America contribute


Unit Assessment: _______________ to their communities by practicing the responsibilities
of a good citizen.

Respect
Map: A flat drawing that
shows what places look like
from above and
where they are located Voters in the United
A way of treating or thinking
The purpose of rules and States elect officials to
about something or someone.
If you respect your teacher, laws is to keep people make decisions for them
you admire her and treat her safe and maintain order. in the national
well. government.

Responsibility Responsibilities of a Good Citizen:


• Respecting and protecting the
rights and property of others
• Taking part in the voting process
when making classroom decisions
• Describing actions that can American people have
improve the school and different ethnic origins
community
• Demonstrating self-discipline and and come from different
Something you are required self-reliance countries but are united
to do as an upstanding • Practicing honesty and as Americans by basic
trustworthiness principles.
member of a community.