What is Action Citizen?
Action Citizen is a learning tool that encourages students to evaluate expectations and relationships between the U.S. government and the American people through the critical analysis of primary sources and legislation. It provides content and an approach for participation in a representative democracy.
Action Citizens help develops skills to:
- Critically analyze primary sources
- Accurately summarize the key details and ideas in a primary source
- Identify multiple perspectives using primary sources
- Evaluate sources presented in diverse formats
- Develop civic awareness