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What is Enough for You?

Do you consider yourself involved or uninvolved? 

Read each situation listed on the attached worksheet.  Select the rung of the ladder that describes your level of involvement and put an check mark in the box provided.

Discuss your responses with your teacher and classmates.


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Getting involved in society means becoming a human person by doing something for others and therefore being connected to mankind and society. Youngsters who get involved give meaning to life and develop a feeling of agency. Getting involved is necessary for living together, creating democracy and sustainability of a global world.

*Citizenship section select ideas derived from Citizenship, Learning to Live as Responsible Citizens, published by Good Apple, Inc.

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