Module 7: My Citizenship- Social Studies 2 - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module, students will learn to summarize how to become a U.S. citizen, cite evidence to support the rights of American citizens, and state examples of being a responsible citizen.

Module Materials:

  • Pencils
  • Crayons or colored pencils
  • Notebook
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Highlighter
  • Markers
  • Blank paper

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 U.S. Citizenship
  1. Summarize how to become a U.S. citizen.
2 American Rights
  1. Cite evidence to support the rights of American citizens.
3 Responsible Citizenship
  1. State examples of being a responsible citizen.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
U.S. citizen

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 U.S. Citizenship 5 My Naturalization Process Assignment
2 American Rights 5 Which Amendment Is It? Assignment
3 Responsible Citizenship 5 Responsible and Irresponsible Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 U.S. Citizenship After completing this lesson, ask your student to explain the steps involved in becoming a citizen of the United States.
2 American Rights After completing this document, ask your student to explain what a right is, how we know what rights we have, and the amendments they learned about in this lesson.
3 Responsible Citizenship After completing this lesson, ask your student to explain what it means to be responsible, and how they can be a responsible citizen.

Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
U.S. Citizenship
  1. What is the process to become a U.
  2. S.
  3. citizen?
American Rights
  1. What rights do I have as an American?
Responsible Citizenship
  1. How can one be a responsible citizen?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level

Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing