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The Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement invites you to discover the many ways we are Inspiring the Next Generation of Citizens.

Citizenship Challenge

The annual Citizenship Challenge is a unique opportunity for 4-5th grade classes in Philadelphia to express themselves regarding a current issue facing our democracy.

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Lesson Plans and Materials

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Inspire and educate your students with our literature-based civic lessons, STAR discussion cards and monthly civics activities. All activities blend literacy and civics and are sure to inspire and motivate your students.

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Literature-Based Mock Trials

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An easy-to-follow instructional framework for K-8 educators on how to develop a literature based mock trial in the classroom with their students. The Center’s Manual guides the teacher through the fun but educational process.

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Professional Development

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In addition to our week-long Constitutional Scholars Institute offered each summer, The Rendell Center also offers one-day, half-day professional development opportunities for teachers on our curriculum and constitutional content.

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