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CONSTITUTION SCAVENGER HUNT: A Primary Source Analysis
To better understand the basic information within the U.S. Constitution, students will browse through this primary source document and find the main ideas regarding the 7 Articles and 27 Amendments. Included are 17 questions about the articles and 27 questions about the amendments. All questions (

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Constitution Primary Source Original Document Study Analysis
Analyzing primary sources in an essential component of study in any social studies class. This document study guide helps students to actively explore the constitution. Guide includes questions covering the preamble, the Articles (1-7) as well as the Amendments. Copy of U.S. Constitution is not i

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2016 Political Party Platform Comparisons
I'm excited to release an updated version of my party platforms assignment, featuring the platforms that were adopted during the 2016 election year! My previous assignment of excerpts from the 2012 political party platforms (this is a free download if you want to sample it) was a big hit, and the 2
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CONSTITUTION SCAVENGER HUNT: Google Drive Edition
To better understand the basic information within the U.S. Constitution, students will browse through the constitution and find the main ideas regarding the 7 Articles and the 27 Amendments. Included are 17 questions about the articles, and 27 questions about the amendments. All questions (except

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Bill of Rights "Which Amendment?" Worksheet ~ Fun Cartoon Scenarios
The Bill of Rights is FUN with this worksheet! Students are challenged to figure out which amendment deals with each of the 15 cartoon world scenarios. The handout works great as either an individual, partner, or group activity. Keep students engaged with the silly connections while teaching them
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Activities to be used with the DBQ -What Type of Citizen Does a Democracy Need?
This contains two activities to be used with the DBQ published by the DBQ Project. It DOES NOT contain the actual DBQ. Included: * 3 graphic organizers for your students to list the Pros and Cons of each type of citizen * 24 Turn N Talk cards. The cards pose a scenario to encourage discussion a
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Civics Bellwork for the WHOLE YEAR {History Guru}
Civics Bellwork for the WHOLE YEARThe students will complete the bellwork in a 5 day model. Each day is a scaffolded release of questions targeted at 5 main language arts standards. This allows students to pick apart the important information while meeting their language arts requirements in social
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BUNDLE Presidential Election 2016 Trump Clinton Debate DBQ Research
Please see this link for a set of DBQS based on the first 60 days of Trump's presidency. Price slashed for 2017. Still useful for historical perspective. This bundle includes three products: Trump DBQs, Clinton DBQs, and Election Debate/research materials. Tons of activities to have your students
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President Donald Trump Inaugural Address, Speech, Writing Activity, Google
Presidential Inauguration Viewing Guide, Analysis, and Writing Activity, Digital and Print, Google President Donal Trump, Inaugural Address This Presidential Inauguration Guide will allow your students to dig deep and analyze the 2017 Inaugural Address. This activity packet will have them answers

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DBQ: Thomas Paine Common Sense--Close Reading  Lesson
Designed for Social Studies classes that utilize the DBQ, this close reading lesson should not be considered as exclusively a DBQ lesson. Using a variant of the RAINBOW peer editing model, groups of students will move about the room viewing documents from Thomas Paine's Common Sense. There are fiv
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Middle East Politics:  Which Governments Should the U.S. Choose as Allies?
In this lesson, developed by Shawneen Morrison, students analyze a chart that lists critical information concerning 8 anonymous Middle Eastern nations to decide which would make the most valuable allies for the United States. Then they work to convince their classmates to vote in favor of their cho
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Constitution of the United States and its Amendments Digital Break Out Activity
Constitution of the USA Break In To History ActivityIn a Breakout room, people are locked in a room, and need to solve a set of riddles/clues in order to discover the key to leave the room. Since we can't lock students into classrooms in America, we Break IN instead. Solve a set of historical ridd
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Federalist Paper #10 Activity
This is a powerpoint introduction to an activity to analyze the Federalist #10 paper. It includes a chart that can easily placed into a Word Document to print for students. Teacher must provide a copy of Federalist #10 for student use.
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DBQ Checklist
The Document Based Questions in Social Studies have adjusted the way in which we teach Social Studies. The infusion of academic writing into the curriculum has required some adjustments. This checklist has been used with students with special needs to outline the important components of a quality
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Influences on America's Limited Government WebQuest
This 90 minute lesson will thoroughly, and quickly, cover the influences of American government, including Greece, Rome, Montesquieu, Hobbes, Locke, and more. Additionally, the web quest probes into the components of limited government. Included with the web quest is a post quiz, as well as a bell
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Constitution Activities
This includes a version of the Constitution & Bill of Rights that has questions and vocab embedded into it. It also includes an activity that dissects the goals of the Constitution as well as a quiz on the Constitution and Bill of Rights (with the answers).
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Analysis of the Declaration of Independence
This lesson break up sections of the Declaration of Independence and allows students to analyze the sections with a range of questions. It does not include every piece of the declaration, instead I took portions to help students understand the purpose of the document, the influence of Enlightenment
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Primary Source DBQs on the Bill of Rights - Federalist-Antifederalist Debates
If you've been wanting to teach from primary sources, but haven't been able to find the time to select what's relevant for your students, this is for you! This is an in-depth and challenging assignment featuring readings from 3 different documents. Patrick Henry and George Mason are representing A
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The English Bill of Rights vs. US Bill of Rights
The student will demonstrate knowledge of the political philosophies that shaped the development of United States constitutional government. a. Analyze key ideas of limited government and the rule of law as seen in the Magna Carta, the Petition of Rights, and the English Bill of Rights. Instructions
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Common Sense Analysis Cooperative Reading Activity
Use this group reading activity to make Thomas Paine's Common Sense accessible to struggling readers or younger students. Each student is assigned a specific task, and there is specific emphasis on vocabulary building and reading comprehension. A scaffolding graphic organizer assists students in m
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First Amendment DBQ: Student Speech
Document Based Questions (DBQs) are a great way to help students hone their analytical skills. They allow the student to prove his/her understanding of the documents and use them to prove a thesis in response to a sophisticated prompt. This is precisely what is expected in the Common Core – critical
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Declaration of Independence Test, Key, and Study Guide
A first-of-the-year unit assessment for middle school American History or Government. I used (in part) the "We the People" textbook, and our unit emphasized the ideas behind the Revolutionary War, especially the Declaration of Independence, and other persuasive documents, including Common Sense. We
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AP US History Skill Building Workbook Period 3
This is a comprehensive booklet for period 3 of AP US History to help students master the content and skills needed to get a 5 on the AP exam. These booklets serve as the ultimate work, review, and study book for students. They contain essential themes, essential terms, DBQ practice, thesis developm
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The Articles of Confederation
This is an adapted version of the Articles of Confederation. It also includes guided reading questions and a writing prompt.
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