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Constitution Day Power Point and Lesson
Updated September 2014! Hyperlinks checked for accuracy in this month, too! Did you know that September 17th is Constitution Day?? Looking for an activity or lesson with your students? Look no further! I created this Power Point to teach my students about the Constitution after I had trouble nar
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Three Branches of Government Lesson and Worksheets
This full lesson plan details how to teach about the three branches of government using inquiry and hands-on learning. I taught this lesson to my class of 5th graders and I was amazed by the depth of understanding the students demonstrated. Because of the visual representations used in this lesson,
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Constitution Day FREEBIE: Picture Book Lesson with Lift-the-Flap Activity!
"Thank you for sharing this freebie! The words of the constitution sound so formal and are a struggle for our little ones to comprehend. Thank you for making it so much easier for them!" Constitution Day happens every year in mid-September. Help your students answer the question: “Why did we write
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Student Choice Board for the Branches of Government
Students do better when they have more choice about what and how they learn! Use this choice board to give students some flexibility about researching and making products about the branches of government. When you put students in charge of their own learning, they thrive! Don't forget to check
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Community Leader Jobs
Community is a vital part of any primary classroom. As the year progresses leadership also becomes a vital part of the classroom discussion and environment. This unit helps students understand the character traits of a leader. It also teaches the many important responsibilities leaders in their s
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Hands on Government Lesson: You Be the Government
Hands on is the best way for students to develop a deep understanding of how things work, and that's exactly what they will do with this exciting activity! Students will form the 3 branches of government and work together to propose, pass, and interpret laws for their school. It all comes together
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What is a Civilization?
This is a short packet that introduces and defines the terms Culture and Civilization. It speaks to social studies Common Core Standards and includes short answer responses, group work, inference, synthesis, using a web, and higher level thinking skills. These terms should be defined before students
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Dystopia Vs. Utopia Genre Introduction (The Giver, Hunger Games, 1984, etc.)
My students love this lesson. They learn how societies can be oppressive, read about different types, and then create their own laws to see how they can become oppressive. This lesson provides students with an introduction to the characteristics of a dystopia and dystopia genre. It begins by cont
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Good Citizens Social Studies FREE Lesson Plan for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd Grade
This is a FREE scripted lesson plan that is a companion to my Good Citizens Writing Prompt product, which can be purchased in my TPT store HERE.Includes: --Alignment with the TEKS for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd-grade social studies. --Modifications for special education, ELLs, and above/below grade level stu
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Free Hamilton the Musical Lesson Plan
This free download walks the educator through using lyrics from Hamilton the Musical in the classroom. The download includes lyrics samples and questions for teachers to use as they discuss topics ranging from the Colonial Period to the War of 1812.
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First Amendment - Knowledge is Power
Do your students know their First Amendment rights? In this unit they will read about their rights in a simplified form, look at case studies in small groups, participate in a town forum in a whole group setting and end the unit by choosing one of three culminating activities. All instructions, hand
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Electoral College Map Presidential Race 2012
USA map with electoral votes for 2012 presidential race. Printable handout for predicting election outcome and understanding the electoral college.
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Citizenship - 14th Amendment/Naturalization
This is a lesson based on the Virginia Standards of Learning. It is a Civics and Economics strand and focuses on United States citizenship. The lesson includes vocabulary and notes for the teacher to provide the students that focus on the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution, immigration, the impac
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Magna Carta, Pet. of Right, and English Bill of Rights. Foun of Limited Gov.
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. Lesson plan
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Teaching Freedom of Speech: Ratification and over time.
Perfectly aligned with the Common Core Standards in its analysis of informational text, this lesson is great for the High School teacher during Constitution Day! It showcases the notion of free speech and connects it to modern times.
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FREE! PACING GUIDE Civics/U.S. Government (Secondary 12th Grade)
This FREE product is a semester pacing guide for secondary Civics/American Government (12th) grade. It is based on California standards but could be used by most state schools. Enjoy! ******************************************************************** To make your life easier, you may be interest
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Principles of the Constitution, AMER. GOVERNMENT LESSON 14 of 105 Exciting Game!
For September only...This activity is available as a FREE sample from my widely used 150-lesson American Government curriculum. It is regularly priced at $4.99. Please leave feedback or pin, share, etc., if you enjoy it---Thanks!____________________OBJECTIVE:To understand how the organization and fu
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Citizenship Lesson Plan
This lesson plan includes good citizen/bad citizen sorting cards, a worksheet and a detailed lesson plan. I hope it is helpful!
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Too Many Firehouses - Introduction to Argumentative Writing
Too Many Firehouses is an introduction to argumentative writing, specifically thesis writing, through an interactive classroom exercise involving primary source interpretation. By the end of the one-class-period assignment, students explore the concepts of primary source bias, authority, reliabilit
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Propaganda and Political Ads
This is a lesson that extends a lesson on propaganda for students. It utilizes political ads from the past to apply student knowledge of propaganda to those political ads. This is a lesson that delves into critical thinking skills while testing recall memory at the same time. Students will find o
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Types of Government PPT
This is a Power Point lesson to teach students about a few of the different types of government. It's tied in with learning to take notes from slides (model what you want, and have them pick important points as a class). Note taking sheet is also available for download.
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Role of Government AMERICAN GOVERNMENT LESSON 1 of 105 Critical Thinking+Contest
For September only...This activity is available as a FREE sample from my widely used 150-lesson American Government curriculum. It is regularly priced at $3.99. Please leave feedback or pin, share, etc., if you enjoy it---Thanks!____________________OBJECTIVE:To understand the importance of governmen
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Roles of the President Puzzle
In this activity, students will apply what they have learned about the Executive Office and create their own puzzle. The content of the puzzle will help students review what they have learned about the qualifications to become president and the 7 different roles that the president plays while in off
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Judicial Branch Key Terms AMERICAN GOVERNMENT LESSON 66 of 105 Fun Activity+Quiz
For September only...This activity is available as a FREE sample from my widely used 150-lesson American Government curriculum. It is regularly priced at $3.99. Please leave feedback or pin, share, etc., if you enjoy it---Thanks!____________________OBJECTIVE:To review important words and names assoc
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