Cool School Rules
How do we as citizens stay safe in our community?
Social Studies, Writing
Playground was closed with caution tape. Students were not allowed to play on structures because of dangerous rule breaking behaviors.
Photos from Entry Event
Students then use the characteristics of a good citizen to describe roles and responsibilities of good citizens. Students explore reasons for school rules as well as reasons citizens need to follow rules. Students are introduced to the civics concepts of power and authority as they compared ways principals use power with authority. Students also explored the connections between good citizenship and fairness as students reacted to life without recess, . Students then applied several of the concepts and skills they had learned by working together to analyze and resolve a school problem.
Video and presentation to community