Video

See what happens when a classroom puts on a book drive for another school.

Articles

CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
http://www.unesco.org/education

CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION IN THE UK
What is citizenship education? Why teach citizenship? How does it benefit young people? Who else does it benefit? What are its essential elements? http://www.citizenshipfoundation.org.uk/main/

Activities

a) Are All Lies the Same?
In this lesson, students discuss different types of lies and rate them in their severity and damage to others.
http://www.learningtogive.org/units/character-education-honesty-grade-8/are-all-lies-same

b) The New Deciders "The New Deciders”
examines the influence of voters from four demographic groups—black millennials, Arab Americans, Latino Evangelicals and Asian Americans. Viewers will meet political hopefuls, community leaders, activists and church members from Orange County, California, Cleveland, Ohio, Greensboro, North Carolina and Orlando, Florida, all of whom have the opportunity to move the political needle, locally and nationally.
http://www.tolerance.org/lesson/new-deciders

c) Rules of War
Give young people the opportunity to explore and reflect on their assumptions about rules of war whilst drawing out moral and intellectual dilemmas associated with conflict. http://www.redcross.org.uk/What-we-do/Teaching-resources/Lesson-plans/Rules-of-war

d) International Response to Child Labor
Issues How effective is the international response to child labor problems? http://gc2000.rutgers.edu/GC2000/MODULES/CHILD_RIGHTS/child_iloresponse.htm

e) A Better Me Practicing good citizenship flip book.

"A Better Me" Each page "At Home", "At School", and "In My Neighborhood" contains an illustration and a sentence explaining how they can be "A Better Me".
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/155374255865052559/

Lesson plans & activities resources

http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/curr008.shtml
http://www.goodcharacter.com/TeacherResources.html