Civics & Government Unit 3: Being A U.S. Citizen Social Studies Lessons

Civics & Government Unit 3: Being A U.S. Citizen Social Studies Lessons



Civics & Government Unit 3: Being A U.S. Citizen

⭐️ In this civics & government unit, students discuss the citizens of the United States of America. Students will learn about what citizens are and how someone becomes a citizen of the United States. Students will watch original videos, follow along through a Google Slides (downloadable to PowerPoint) presentation, and complete activities that will help them learn about being a U.S. citizen. This resource includes 7 days of lessons, videos, and activities on this topic.


⭐️ Includes a mix of multimedia and printables, along with an original video to introduce the material. Everything you need in one spot!


⭐️ This unit is perfect for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade. It was created to align with SS.2.CG.2.1 but can be used in any classroom to teach students about the citizens of the United States of America.


Please Note: This read aloud is recommended for use to complement these lessons: What Can a Citizen Do? by Dave Eggers.


Key Features:

✏️ Convenience – Everything you need for this unit is all in one place!


✏️Engaging Multimedia – This resource will capture your students’ attention while they learn important social studies topics. Integrates text, activities, and multimedia to help students understand the topics and stay engaged in the material.


✏️ Included Lesson Plans – Lesson plans provide a seven-day strategy for easy classroom implementation.


What’s Included?

  1. Unit Overview
  2. 7 Thirty Minute Lesson Plans
  3. Vocabulary Cards
  4. KWL Graphic Organizer
  5. Google Slides Presentation
  6. Being a U.S. Citizen
  7. Custom Videos (this professional quality video was created specifically for this resource is embedded into the presentation)
  8. Presentation Slides
  9. Vocabulary Sort
  10. Read Aloud: What Can a Citizen Do?
  11. Career Spotlight: Mayor
  12. Quiz

*Answer Key Included


The information provided in this unit is research-based. It was carefully created to be historically accurate and represent the indigenous groups the way they wish to be represented. Graphics and photos were carefully selected to be as historically accurate as possible.


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Related Product(s):

Civics & Government Unit 1: The Purpose of Government

Civics & Government Unit 2: Protection of Rights & Liberties


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