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Citizen

What does it mean to be a citizen? Citizenship is the legal recognition of belonging to a specific nation, state, or commonwealth. What does citizenship represent? It may help to form one's identity, but it also comes with responsibilities such as following the laws of a particular place. Different nations, states, and commonwealths have different duties for their citizens and different processes for naturalization.

Use these classroom resources to help teach your students about the obligations and responsibilities that accompany citizenship.

grades

5, 6, 7, 8

subjects

Civics, United States Constitution, United States government, United States history

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