It would be a good way to channel students' focus when talking about different civilizations or eras. It breaks a huge idea down to six different topics, with varying complexities. It could be altered a little to be more applicable.
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Teaching Citizenship in Kindergarten. Great lesson for the beginning of the year to teach about cooperation and doing our best. I would use thsi as a way to start the year off right and remind students what we need to do to be a good citizen.
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