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Why study Civics?

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1. Poll
60 seconds
Why do we study Civics?
  • To learn about ancient civilizations
  • To improve our math skills
  • To understand how governments work
2. Slide
60 seconds
Understand the value of civic engagement and why it is important to participate in decisions that shape communities. Gain an understanding of how the government works and the impact of laws and policies on citizens. Develop the skills necessary to communicate effectively with those in power.
The Benefits of Studying Civics
3. Slide
60 seconds
Civic Engagement: The active participation of citizens in public life, often through direct involvement in politics and public policy. It is important to understand the structure of government and the role of citizens in it. Civic Literacy: Understanding the history and culture of the nation, the structure of government, and the role of citizens in the political process. It is important to understand the importance of voting and the consequences of civic actions. Civic Education: The formal education of citizens on the history and culture of the nation, the structure of government, and the role of citizens in the political process. It is important to understand how the government works and how to engage in civic life.
Concepts:
4. Slide
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The first recorded civics course was taught in 1754 at the College of William and Mary in Virginia. The ancient Greeks and Romans developed the first forms of democracy, which is an important part of civics. The study of civics helps students understand the rights and responsibilities of citizens in a democracy and how government works.
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5. Word cloud
120 seconds
In a few words, why is civics important to study?
6. Open question
300 seconds
How have our laws and government evolved over time?
7. Open question
300 seconds
Think of a current event in the news. How can you use civics to better understand it?
8. Open question
300 seconds
How has your community been impacted by civics?
9. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a goofy-looking robot brushing its teeth with spaghetti instead of toothpaste.
10. Poll
60 seconds
Why is it important to study the Constitution in Civics?
  • To understand the fundamental laws of a country
  • To improve our singing skills
  • To learn about famous artists
11. Poll
60 seconds
What is one benefit of studying Civics?
  • Becoming a professional gamer
  • Learning how to play musical instruments
  • Being able to participate in democracy effectively
12. Open question
300 seconds
What are the core concepts of civics and how do they relate to the world around us?
13. Open question
180 seconds
What is one practical way you can apply your knowledge of Civics to your life outside of the classroom?

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