Good Citizen Interviews

Lesson Duration

Author: Character Counts!

Youngsters interview adults whom they consider good citizens. They share their interviews with the others and reflect on what it means to be a good citizen.


  • Students will identify traits they believe are part of good citizenship.
  • Students will interview adults regarding citizenship.
  • Students will be able to share their interviews with others.



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