Encourage young students to take an active role in learning and expand their study of citizenship beyond the textbook by integrating dynamic primary sources into the classroom! This comprehensive kit uses original documents, photographs, and other materials to engage elementary school students in understanding what it means to be a good U.S. citizen. These authentic resources will capture students' curiosity about the past, develop critical thinking skills, and build vocabulary as they delve into the following topics: American symbols, American holidays, civics, the branches of government, community helpers, foundational U.S. documents, American heroes, and rules and laws.
Primary Sources: Citizenship and Government Kit includes:
- Teacher's Guide with standards-based lessons, student activity sheets, discussion questions, content-area connections, and more
- 8 Photograph Cards
- 8 Primary Source Documents including sheet music of The Star-Spangled Banner, Susan B. Anthony stamps, a hand-written student letter to President Kennedy, and more
- Digital resources providing digital copies of all photographs and primary sources, student reproducibles, and additional primary sources