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Democracy It Is! Tier II

59 minutes 6 seconds

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Four episodes feature character education in action and include the rules, rights, and responsibilities of both youth and adult citizens. Explains, through real-life examples of student activism and participation in communities across the nation, that a democracy is many things to many people. Shows how to make a difference in communities and that everyone has a voice in a democracy. Focuses on how personal and collective choices can and do lead to meaningful changes in communities. Episode titles include "Principles of Democracy," "Citizenship and Majority Rule," "Power and Privilege," and "Activism and Social Justice." Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) description, (2) English subtitles in a black box.

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3 young children, 2 girls and 1 boy, gather around a school locker. Caption. Maybe you should go into the office and ask.
Democracy It Is!
Episode 1
59 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 4
Young man and woman stand on a T, V set staged to look like a schoolyard. The man holds up a stack of posters. Caption. When we're fully informed, we make better decisions.
Democracy It Is!
Episode 2
59 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12