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Evaluate the obligations citizens have to obey laws, pay taxes, defend the nation, and serve on juries.

Also Assesses: SS.7.C.2.3 – Experience the responsibilities of citizens at the local, state, or federal levels.

Also Assesses: SS.7.C.2.14 – Conduct a service project to further the public good.

Lesson Plan

SS.7.C.2.2 Lesson Plan: Obligations & Responsibilities of Citizens.docx.pdf

Benchmark Content Resources for Teachers

Civics On Demand—An Introduction to Benchmark Based Content for Teachers

SS.7.C.2.2 Highlights: Obligations and Responsibilities of CitizenshipSS.7.C.2.1 Highlights: Citizenship.ppt

Florida Joint Center for Citizenship Civics Assessment Items

Each benchmark assessment bank includes items aligned to low, moderate, and high complexity.

SS.7.C.2.2 Questions.docx
SS.7.C.2.2 Answers.xslx
SS.7.C.2.2 Questions and Answers with Explanations.docx
Escambia-FJCC Civics Review Site ItemsEscambia.pdf

Civics End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications from FLDOE

SS.7.C.2.2 Benchmark Specifications.pdf
SS.7.C.2.2 Item Specification Review.pdf

Additional Resources to Support this Benchmark

Center for Civic Education
CIRCLE—The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Do Something
Florida League of Cities, Inc.
Florida State Courts—FL Standard Jury Instructions
Generator School Network—Service Learning
The Giraffe Heroes Project
IRS—Understanding Taxes
Learning to Give
National Constitution Center
National Youth Leadership Council
Peace Jam
U.S. Department of Defense
iCivics CorrelationsActivate Game:
Civic Heroism Webquest:
Citizen Me:
County Solutions: Project Overview:
Responsibility Launcher Game:
We the Jury Game: