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Who Is a Good Citizen at School?

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Social Studies




In this reading passage, students learn about good citizens. Good citizens at school help other people. They follow the class rules. Good citizens do their school jobs. They talk nicely to one another. They do their best to answer the teacher’s questions. They work together with other students. 

A vocabulary activity and question set are included with the reading passage. 

    Social Studies (2010) Grade(s): KG


    Describe how rules provide order, security, and safety in the home, school, and community.

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    • order
    • security
    • safety
    • construct
    • consequence
    • procedure
    • obey
    • rule


    Students know:
    • The classroom has rules that, when followed, help everyone learn.
    • Following the rules and respecting others should result in positive benefits.
    • The difference between a rule and a procedure.
    • Vocabulary: rule, procedure, order, security, safety, consequence, construct


    Students are able to:
    • Perform classroom and school procedures as prompted by the teacher.
    • Recite the classroom rules and the consequences of breaking a particular rule.
    • Participate in the creation of classroom rules.
    • Participates in the discussion of community rules and laws.


    Students understand that:
    • Rules exist in the classroom as well as the school, home, and the community.
    • Rules are necessary for people to live and work together.
    • There are consequences to breaking the rules.
    • Procedures are guides that show us how to do things in the most effective way.
    • Procedures are used often, sometimes daily, in the school, class, home and community in order to be efficient and to know what is expected of them.
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