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Imagine the type of citizen you would want as part of your community.  How would you act and what would you look like?

Imagine you are designing a WANTED poster of the ideal citizen.  Fill in the text boxes on the attached worksheet to complete the following:

  1. This person was last seen in…

  2. This person was showing to be an active and responsible citizen in what way?

  3. If you have seen or have any information about this person, please contact:

  4. This person is an ideal citizen because:

After completing the attached worksheet, discuss with your teacher and classmates.  See if you can draw your WANTED poster to hang on the bulletin board!


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People may well think they are a good citizen, but when all is said and done, what type of citizen would you want as part of your community? Is it somebody who helps out with local voluntary groups or someone who would intervene if a fight broke out? Communities only function well when they are full of people who are good citizens, helping to build strong and cohesive societies.

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

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