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Presidential Election 2016: Common Core Current Event Debate - Clinton Trump
SEE LINKE FOR MY ELECTION BUNDLE! This material is for conducting your own in class debate. For materials to keep track of the September debate please see this link. Updated August 2016! New version includes better design and third party candidates. This packet includes resources for a debate uni
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2012 Political Party Platform Comparisons
Students are provided with excerpts from the platforms adopted in 2012 at the national conventions of the Republican, Democrat, Libertarian, and Green Parties. They are also given a worksheet (adaptable by the instructor for group-work, whole-class discussion, individual work, etc) to compare and c
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Susan B. Anthony - Cesar Chavez - #kindnessnation #weholdthesetruths
#kindnessnation #weholdthesetruths This lesson will introduce students to Susan B. Anthony and Cesar Chavez, their beliefs and their many accomplishments. Students will put together a puzzle to introduce them to Anthony, and use print or internet resources to research her as well. Students will d
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Getting to Know the Presidential Hopefuls
Use this tool to help your kiddos get excited about the 2016 election. Students use scholasticnews.com and research the candidates! This can be used for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders.
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2016 Presidential Candidates
Students research each candidates' point of view on major issues. Democratic Candidates: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders Republican Candidates: John Kasich, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump
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Finding theme–supporting with evidence: a look at the race for President
Finding theme–supporting with evidence: a look at the race for President This cross curricular activity has kids looking at THEME and the current political campaigns. I link to a New York Times page that lists the candidates, from there they can Google a certain number of candidates and decide what
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Watergate Notes
These are rough notes on the Watergate Affair; I will try to polish them up in the next couple of days. Did you know, for example, that the "Plumbers" had already been in the Watergate once; but their bugging device failed. So they went back in on June 17, 1972. Did you know there were illegal wir
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Constitution Day: Citizenship- Your Duties as a Responsible Citizen
#kindnessnation #weholdthesetruths ON THIS INAUGURATION DAY Teaching students about their civic duties, rights, and responsibilities early on is an important lesson. Students will learn about their rights and responsibilities in their country, state, city, school, and home. Foster a love of country
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Election Day Numbers - match the election day fact with the correct number
Numbers never lie, but this worksheet has some numbers that appear pretty deceptive! I've listed common facts for the presidential elections, all of which have numerical answers. But the facts are not matched up with the numbers-- and many of the answers seem like they don't make sense. Can be use
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4th Amendment Supreme Court Case Analysis
This is a GREAT activity while studying the 4th Amendment and students' 4th Amendment rights at school. This class activity incorporates the Supreme Court Case of New Jersey v. T.L.O. and its effect on students' 4th Amendment rights while at school. This handout is two pages long. The first page
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Political Party Research Organizer
A graphic organizer for researching political parties. Suitable for history and political science classrooms.
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General or Local Election Project for AP or General Government Students
The Election Project can be used for any election whether it be national or local. It is designed to be used with high school students taking AP (Advanced Placement) or regular Government. This has also been use dwith self-contained special education government classes with very good results. Stud
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Presidential Election 2012
Student make and informed decisiona about who to vote for by doing research on each candidate on the issues.
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Election Newsletter Project
Get ready for the upcoming election by having your students create an Election Newsletter! They'll learn all about the important issues and where each candidate stands. © 1995, 2006 Teacher’s Discovery®. 1 Page.
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Daily Social Studies Sample Pack
Daily Social Studies is a weekly assignment that will help your students become more proficient in researching information. Questions include basic geography and how that geography has been changed over time. Students will practice providing evidence based answers to short answer questions as well a
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Which Senate Candidate Will you Vote for in the Election
This activity is designed for students to learn more about the election process and the legislative branch of the federal government. Students will first choose from a list of issues and decide what matters to them. Next students will research each candidate and record their notes on the provide
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Presidential Candidates Graphic Organizers
This no prep, easy to use product is a great companion to any informational texts. This product would complement an election themed writing assignment perfectly.
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Steps to the Presidency Student Presentations
For this activity, students will research a step to the presidency and then, create an online infographic to share with the class. The directions include guiding questions for the students' research, a grading scale and helpful resources for the students.
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Election Candidate Tracker
Use this tracker to get to know the candidates running in a current election. This form can be used for local, state or federal elections!
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Political Party Platforms
Use this 1 lesson research task for Year 9's studying Civics & Citizenship in Australia. This directly links to the Australian and WA Curriculum. The task develops your students' knowledge about political party platforms for some of the main political parties in Australia. Expand the task to 2 l
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Who Represents Me?
This activity is for students to research to see who their representatives are, both on the federal and state level. Although this has links for Texas, I am sure you could easily modify this to work for other states. I used this assignment with my 12th grade AP Government class.
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