WHAT IS DEMOCRACY?
This Lesson Plan introduces an eight-session unit on the seven civic skills that The Civic Circle calls "steps to democracy." It can also be taught as a standalone class. Designed for Grades 3-5 and adaptable for Grades K-2.
It consists of four elements:
- A Lesson Plan in PDF format that includes objectives, standards of learning, activities, and links to videos and other resources. Please click THIS PDF for the"What is Democracy?" Lesson Plan.
- Civic Circle song video "The Citizen Tango." (For Grades 3-5.) Please see below.
- Civic Circle educational video "What is Democracy? Civic Circle Skills." (For Grades K-2). Please see below.
- A slide presentation suitable for K-5. Please see below.
For additional democracy songs, please click "Song Videos" under Multimedia Resources.