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K-5 Card Deck Activity: Civic character

The following activity is intended to be used in conjunction with the K-5 Card Deck. This is a quick, starter activity that has been intentionally designed for educators to engage students in character formation activities focused on a specific PI character domain and asset. For more information about purchasing and obtaining a K-5 Card Deck, please reach out to .


   30 minutes

   By: Principled Innovation® (PI)

   Educator-prep | K-12 educators

Making connections:

Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

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