Be an Active Citizen at Your School

Be an Active Citizen at Your School

by Helen Mason


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In this inviting book, young readers discover ways to practice democratic principles in their schools and classrooms. Accessible, child-centered examples demonstrate key skills and practices including active listening, consensus-building, and voting procedures. Readers will also learn ways to clearly communicate their own points of view while showing respect for others’ perspectives. Teacher’s guide available.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778726067
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/26/2016
Series: Citizenship in Action
Pages: 24
Sales rank: 215,935
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile: 560L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

Table of Contents

What is a community? 4

My school community 6

What is an active citizen? 8

What is a class meeting? 10

Building consensus 12

Voting 14

Planning an event 16

Solving problems together 18

Caring and sharing 20

Learning more 22

Words to know 23

Index and About the author 24

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