Unit Overview 

Learners explore the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship. They review knowledge of United States history and government necessary to become a naturalized citizen. They will study various symbolic elements which represent freedom, such as the American flag and the National Anthem. They will write a persuasive essay in which they determine the cost of freedom.

Service Experience 
As a resource for others, learners will tape their persuasive essays or display them in the Media Center. They will include the best essays which respond to the theme: “Freedom isn’t free. It passes on an enormous debt to the recipient.”
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